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District mulls options for reconfiguring schools

A 2012 file image of Oneida School in Schenectady.
A 2012 file image of Oneida School in Schenectady.
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The question of whether to reopen the former Oneida Middle School will depend on an analysis of all of the schools in the district. School board members decided late Wednesday that they want to create a long-term plan for the entire district, possibly putting the same grade configuration in every school. Currently, some schools house kindergarten through eighth grades, while others are K-6 schools. There is one middle school and one high school. The question ...

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May 24, 2013
1:07 p.m.

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How long are they going to chew on this? Every national educational expert recommends K-8 neighborhood schools. Oneida is the one school that could be sold to Ellis Hospital and relieve oppressed City homeowners. All the others will remain vacant and have no value. Hybrid makes no sense. Kids need routine not K-2 schools, Citywide Kindergarten nor changing policies every two years.