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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.
 
ALBANY

Gillibrand seeks safety rules for students abroad

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for better safety guidelines for students abroad.
 
ALBANY

Staff blamed after student brings gun into Albany school

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The Albany City School District will “aggressively pursue termination” of two staff members at the Abrookin Career and Technical Center who did not search a student after he set off a metal detector by bringing a gun into school.
 
ALBANY

SUNY Poly center to track energy usage statewide

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
SUNY Polytechnic Institute is launching New York’s first center to track real-time data of energy usage statewide.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore partners to revive historic dam

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Skidmore College has partnered with Gravity Renewables — a small, Colorado-based operator and developer of small hydroelectric power plants — to again harness power generated by Chittenden Falls.
 
Filmed Facebook fights move to Schenectady High
SCHENECTADY

Filmed Facebook fights move to Schenectady High

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Police are investigating a group of students who have been filming fights at Schenectady High School.
 
Scotia, Glenville look to slow motorists at crossing
SCOTIA & GLENVILLE

Scotia, Glenville look to slow motorists at crossing

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The Scotia-Glenville School District, the town of Glenville and the village of Scotia are working together to make crossing Sacandaga Road, a state highway, less dangerous for students.
 
ALBANY

UAlbany greets 1st START-UP firm

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
The University at Albany is welcoming its first technology company under START-UP NY, a state tax-incentive program, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.
 
 

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