CARS HOMES JOBS
 
BURNT HILLS

BH-BL student hit by bus while biking

Friday, June 20, 2014
A Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School student was hospitalized after being hit by a bus while bicycling Thursday morning, school district officials said.
 
ALBANY

Bill would give teachers Common Core safety net

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Low-performing teachers in New York won't be at risk of losing their jobs based simply on their students' performance on the new Common Core tests under proposed legislation.
 
New push to get girls into computer sciences

New push to get girls into computer sciences

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Diana Navarro loves to code, and she's not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science major knows she's an anomaly.
 
Blind Amsterdam teen to lead student body
AMSTERDAM

Blind Amsterdam teen to lead student body

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sixth- and seventh-graders at Lynch Middle School elected Luis Perez as president of the Student Council, making him the first blind student to fill the job.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna schools locked out after gun report

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Rosendale Elementary and Iroquois Middle schools were placed on lockout Tuesday after Niskayuna police got a report of three people with what appeared to be a gun in River Road Park.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school board to start redistricting for 2016 changes

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Schenectady City School District Board of Education is taking on a new controversial task: changing the school attendance zones.
 
ValleyCats play host to local kids
TROY

ValleyCats play host to local kids

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Thousands of Capital Region kids from 20 area elementary schools were guests of the Tri-City ValleyCats at a rare morning game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Education Day.
 
H-F-M BOCES program introduces students to science, tech
AMSTERDAM

H-F-M BOCES program introduces students to science, tech

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
HFM BOCES Director Jay A. DeTraglia's hope is that bringing in students from places like Amsterdam will inspire more girls and minorities to work in fields dealing with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
 
Chairwoman of SCCC trustees steps down
SCHENECTADY

Chairwoman of SCCC trustees steps down

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The Schenectady County Community College Board of Trustees held a typical meeting Monday evening, with one major change — Denise Murphy McGraw was not there.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady County Community College adds digital media concentration

Monday, June 16, 2014
Schenectady County Community College is preparing to launch a new digital media concentration this fall as part of the liberal arts degree program.
 
500 receive degrees at Union College
SCHENECTADY

500 receive degrees at Union College

Monday, June 16, 2014
Chris Gaffey said it’s bittersweet graduating from Union College, but he won’t be going far after the ceremony.
 
SCHENECTADY

216 earn degrees from Union Graduate College

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Union Graduate College awarded graduate degrees to 216 students Saturday during a commencement ceremony at Proctors.
 
Police: Teen cut down trees at Gloversville school
GLOVERSVILLE

Police: Teen cut down trees at Gloversville school

Friday, June 13, 2014
Faculty and students at Gloversville High School arrived Friday morning to find 17 trees surrounding the building had been cut down.
 
SCHENECTADY

Pencils sharpen Schenectady girls’ focus on greater good

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Until this year, it never occurred to Selena Halidy to cherish her pencils.
 
Middle-school boys have a day out
SCOTIA

Middle-school boys have a day out

Thursday, June 12, 2014
T-shirts replaced tuxes, and high-tops were favored over high heels as the Glen Sanders Mansion ditched its usually posh veneer to serve city middle-schoolers grappling with the gamut of teen issues.
 
 

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