Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The state Legislature elected a new Board of Regents member on Tuesday to represent the Capital Region following the resignation of incumbent James Jackson.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The state Legislature elected a new Board of Regents member on Tuesday to represent the Capital Region following the sudden resignation of incumbent James Jackson.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, introduced legislation calling for special needs students to have the option to opt out of Common Core-based testing.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Students at Lake Avenue Elementary School in Saratoga Springs call themselves engineers, thanks to a nationwide pilot program that boosts hands-on science and math lessons in the classroom.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Four members of the state Board of Regents are up for re-election next week, and several Democrats in the Senate are looking to replace them following the implementation of the Common Core.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
The perfect score will again be 1,600. What's more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as "prevaricator" and "sagacious."
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Winning a Pulitzer Prize may change your life, but it didn’t stop Gilbert King from finishing the round of golf he was playing.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Advocates for increased school funding in New York are set to announce the findings from a tour of 16 school districts across the state.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Cutting $10 million from the Schenectady City School District’s already-threadbare budget won’t be easy.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Harsha Wijesuriya decided to return to college after 10 years to train for a career in the gaming industry.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
As halftime was called, Niskayuna and Shenendehowa high school players breathed sighs of relief and stretched their legs. They sipped water and huddled with their coaches.
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
University at Albany Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Susan Phillips is stepping down, President Robert Jones announced in an email to faculty and staff Friday.
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
The opportunities provided by Girls Day Out are broadening, thanks to a recently received $35,000 grant from The Schenectady Foundation.
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit Wednesday against a large, for-profit college chain alleging that it pushed students into high-cost private student loans knowing they would likely end in default.
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014
The Greater Amsterdam School District has cut 40 teachers since 2010 because the district hasn’t received enough state aid to keep them on the payroll.