Even as more and more research points to the benefits of later high school start times, very few districts in the Capital Region have shifted to the start time recommended by the nation’s pediatricians.
Colleges in the region saw increased interest from across the country and globe this year, setting records for the number of applicants. Large applicant pools have translated into more selective acceptance rates and largest-in-history freshman classes.
One of two former Niskayuna High School students arrested in connection with images on a thumb drive found hidden inside a book at the school last year admitted Thursday to an unrelated felony that sprang from the initial case.
Niskayuna school officials plan to report the number of athletic code of conduct violations, allegations, investigations and consequences doled out, under a revised code that still needs final school board approval.
In response to the arrest of a pair of students who allegedly took surreptitious pictures of female students, the Niskayuna school board is planning to cite “upskirting” for prohibition in its student code of conduct.
ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders in children, and increasing academic demands make it harder for both children with ADHD and teachers of these students. Is there a solution?
The girls stared at the material laid out on the table in front of them: empty cardboard boxes, construction paper, wooden spokes, a plastic wheel hub, tape and scissors. Then they started to engineer.