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Drumbeats fill air as Mechanicville students wrap up project
MECHANICVILLE

Drumbeats fill air as Mechanicville students wrap up project

Friday, June 12, 2015
Mechanicville Elementary School students are learning to march to the beat of their own drums, literally, with some help and enthusiasm from the school’s music and art departments.
 
SCHENECTADY

New regent hears from teachers at a Schenectady 'failing school'

Friday, June 12, 2015

Representatives of the Schenectady School District voiced their opinions about Hamilton Elementary School’s classification as “failing” to state officials on Friday.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Five area teachers to receive awards for excellence

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Five Capital Region teachers have won awards for excellence.
 
SCHENECTADY

Ex-Skidmore president to address Union Graduate College commencement

Thursday, June 11, 2015
The first woman to lead Skidmore College is returning to the area to deliver a commencement address Saturday.
 
SCOTIA

Schenectady school district’s Boys Day Out teaches valuable lessons

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Approximately 150 seventh-graders from the Schenectady City School District turned out Wednesday at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia for the second Boys Day Out teen conference.
 
Sweeping overhaul of Schenectady middle schools to begin
SCHENECTADY

Sweeping overhaul of Schenectady middle schools to begin

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Work is finally about to begin on the project that will change how every Schenectady student experiences middle school.
 
High schoolers complete Clean Tech Early College program
MALTA

High schoolers complete Clean Tech Early College program

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Two years ago, they took a leap of faith. Fifty-eight students left their high schools to enroll in an early college program in a business park in Malta.
 
CAPITOL

Critics of state tuition tax credit say parents misled

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The enticing possibility of a tax credit for parochial and private school tuition has won over many local parents, but an opposing coalition said Tuesday that parents have been misled.
 
Bethlehem teacher put on leave amid misconduct probe
BETHLEHEM

Bethlehem teacher put on leave amid misconduct probe

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
A teacher was placed on paid leave by the Bethlehem Central School District, and Bethlehem police are investigating his alleged misconduct with a student that took place outside of school, the district said Tuesday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Suicide threat puts Bradt Primary School in lock-out

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
A suicide threat near Bradt Primary School led to a two-hour lock-out at the school this morning.
 
ALBANY

Regents to vote on failing schools process next week

Monday, June 8, 2015

The real impact of being named a failing school will become clear next Monday.
 
Niskayuna High star poised to be first-round MLB pick
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna High star poised to be first-round MLB pick

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Niskayuna senior Garrett Whitley is likely to be selected in the first round of the 2015 Major League Baseball amateur draft on Monday.
 
Game fare is fair game in Union College classroom
SCHENECTADY

Game fare is fair game in Union College classroom

Saturday, June 6, 2015
At Union College, Christopher Chabris, a professor of psychology and co-director of the neuroscience program, actually encouraged his students to play games.
 
Annual award a thrill for recipients, Niskayuna students
NISKAYUNA

Annual award a thrill for recipients, Niskayuna students

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Marked by red and black balloons delivered by a grinning crowd of students, teachers, administrators and community representatives, the Murray Award for Excellence in Education was presented Friday to two Niskayuna High School teachers.
 
LOUDONVILLE

Siena adjuncts to join union

Friday, June 5, 2015
Adjunct professors at Siena College voted Wednesday to join Service Employee International Union.
 
 

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