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Niskayuna teacher wins Milken Award
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna teacher wins Milken Award

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
A $25,000 Milken Educator Award, an honor that some call the Oscars of education, was awarded Wednesday to a Rosendale Elementary School teacher.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna teacher to receive Milken Award this morning

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
A $25,000 Milken Educator Award is scheduled to be presented to a Niskayuna elementary school teacher this morning, according to a press release from the state Education Department
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs teacher named to principal's post

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Saratoga Springs City School District officials have recommended a teacher at Geyser Road Elementary School to serve as assistant principal at Dorothy Nolan Elementary School.
 
Book, blog turn up heat on Niskayuna principal
NISKAYUNA

Book, blog turn up heat on Niskayuna principal

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
A baseball book, a blog post and some harsh accusations are creating a buzz in the town of Niskayuna.
 
SCHENECTADY

Union College plans $12M cogeneration plant

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Union College plans to build a $12 million cogeneration plant it said could cut campus carbon emissions by 40 percent or more, while saving the college $450,000 a year in heating and cooling costs.
 
COBLESKILL & RICHMONDVILLE

Teen charged after alleged fight at Cobleskill-Richmondville school

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
State police arrested a teenager following a reported fight at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School.
 
ALBANY

Football player accused of UAlbany threat

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
A University at Albany football player is charged with threatening to blow up the school, the second time in less than a month a Capital Region student has been accused of using the social media app Yik Yak to make such a threat.
 
Growing season for beards, mustaches at BH-BL
BURNT HILLS & BALLSTON LAKE

Growing season for beards, mustaches at BH-BL

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
So far, 15 faculty members and five students are involved in a schoolwide contest that is about more than simply producing a noteworthy mustache.
 
ALBANY

UAlbany student accused of threat to blow up campus

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
A University at Albany student is facing felony charges after threatening to blow up the school on the anonymous social media app Yik Yak, according to campus police.
 
ROTTERDAM

Schalmont teacher on leave, to be investigated

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
The Schalmont Central School District has placed a high school teacher on leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation, the district announced today.
 
BUFFALO

Education hot topic in New York as election nears

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
With the Common Core taking a hit during an education-heavy campaign season, a coalition supporting the learning standards has released an analysis that concludes repealing them would be a costly mistake.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

New principal named for Saratoga Springs school

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

District officials have named an elementary school administrator from Ballston Spa to replace the retiring principal at the Maple Avenue Middle School.
 
College security ready, but crises relatively rare
CAPITAL REGION

College security ready, but crises relatively rare

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Colleges rarely must raise their versions of defense readiness. As local colleges approach the halfway point of the fall semester, officers in charge of campus security departments say they generally receive complaints and calls that are far less alarming.
 
Sharon Springs' iPad experiment: iPads for all
SHARON SPRINGS

Sharon Springs' iPad experiment: iPads for all

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
The seniors in the Sharon Springs Central School District remember what it was like their freshman year, before the iPads arrived, lugging overloaded book bags familiar to so many other high school students.
 
SUNY Cobleskill unveils $45 million agricultural center
COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill unveils $45 million agricultural center

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
The State University of New York at Cobleskill celebrated the grand opening of a new $45 million center Friday, and it’s not your typical academic building.
 
 

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