CARS HOMES JOBS
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools earn A2 credit rating

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Moody’s issued a new credit rating for the Schenectady school district’s bond sale, telling investors that the district is likely a good bet.
 
NY college raises funds with airport parking

NY college raises funds with airport parking

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
A state college near an airport in the New York City suburbs is using a big parking lot and an idea from a business class to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars for scholarships and other programs.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs school district gets money for engineering

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
The Saratoga Springs City School District received an innovation award as part of a statewide competition for the schools’ advanced science, technology, engineering and math programs Wednesday.
 
History fight coming to a head in suburban Denver
DENVER

History fight coming to a head in suburban Denver

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
A fight in Colorado over how United States history is taught is coming to a head in suburban Denver on Thursday, with students and teachers expected to pack a school board meeting where the controversial changes could face a vote.
 
SCHENECTADY

Empire State College’s new Schenectady space lets ‘people know we’re here’

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Empire State College has moved its Schenectady location four minutes away, from 328 State St. to 245 Broadway, to better serve students and local residents.
 
Rape suspect caught after Skidmore sends alert
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Rape suspect caught after Skidmore sends alert

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Two alert students helped in the apprehension of a Rensselaer County rape suspect who was arrested on the grounds of Skidmore College Wednesday morning.
 
ALBANY

SUNY IT aligns with Japanese organization

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, now known as the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, announced a $25 million partnership with Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization on Tuesday.
 
UAlbany unveils new data center
SCHENECTADY

UAlbany unveils new data center

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The University at Albany unveiled Tuesday its new $29.3 million data center, which will be shared with other local colleges and serve as a hub for information technology research by students and faculty.
 
Local events to target campus abuse
SCHENECTADY

Local events to target campus abuse

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The Union College student Committee on Consent Education and Awareness is hosting a Sexual Assault Awareness Week.
 
Niskayuna's Hillside chosen as National Blue Ribbon School
GUILDERLAND

Niskayuna's Hillside chosen as National Blue Ribbon School

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Hillside Elementary School, one of five elementary schools in the Niskayuna Central School District, earned national recognition as one of 337 National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Tuesday.
 
School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap
WASHINGTON

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways.
 
Landmarks: Emma Willard graduates look back on superior preparation

Landmarks: Emma Willard graduates look back on superior preparation

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Most graduates of the all-girls school in Troy don’t forget about the place when they leave. Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage certainly didn’t.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Men sought for Skidmore nutritional study

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Skidmore College is recruiting male volunteers for a nutritional study examining the effects of dietary starch and whey protein on metabolic rates and levels of specific hormones released from the stomach and intestines after eating.
 
TROY

La Salle Institute dumps Regents exams

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
The introduction of Common Core educational standards has led La Salle Institute to ditch the state’s final exams.
 
Denver area students walk out of school in protest

Denver area students walk out of school in protest

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay.
 
 

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