Dozens of students from area school districts could be found playing with LEGOs Saturday in the gymnasium at Ballston Spa Middle School. But the word “playing” doesn’t describe what the students were doing as well as the word “engineering.”
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December 2, 2016
On Friday, the university announced a new procedure for considering the renaming of university buildings, along with an official reconsideration of the controversial decision last spring to keep the Calhoun name. A new — and final — verdict is expected early next year.
Sixth-grade girls at Schenectady’s three middle schools will have a chance in the spring to spend a day doing science and engineering, thanks to the newest round of Schenectady Education Foundation grants.
After a year of flat tuition at State University of New York colleges, SUNY campuses will have the option to raise tuition as much as $300 each of the next four years, under a proposal approved by the SUNY Trustees on Wednesday.
An after-school fight promoted by students at Schenectady High School on Monday broke out a few blocks from school a half-hour after dismissal, knocking down part of a fence and spilling into the backyard of a Glenwood Boulevard home.
KATHY LYNN GRAY, SUSAN SVRLUGA, MATT ZAPOTOSKY and MARK BERMAN/The Washington Post
November 28, 2016
An Ohio State student drove a speeding car into a crowd outside a classroom building Monday morning, then got out and slashed at people with a large knife, sending 11 people to the hospital in what authorities said was a planned assault.
Mariam Alizada and her family left the near-daily bombings and the promise of lifelong unemployment in Kabul to move to Niskayuna in 2015. She is safer here, but the adjustment period has been a long one.