Category: Education, Featured News, Local News

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SCSD Elementary Students Closed the School Year Shopping for Produce

By Staff –   Syracuse City School District elementary school students recently had the opportunity to shop for their own...

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$4 Million Given to SU for Recruitment of Minority Students in STEM

By Kennedy Rose –   The National Science Foundation allocated $4 million in federal funds to Syracuse University to help...

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Mary Nelson to Hold 15th Annual School Supply Give-Away Aug. 19

By Staff –   Mary Nelson’s 15th Annual School Supply Give-Away and Barbecue will take place Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11...

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Construction on New Student Housing Development Starts in Downtown Syracuse

Construction has started on a new crop of student housing rentals in the Syracuse area. Nationwide there are an estimated 115 million...

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SCSD Announces Free Summer Meal Sites for Students

By Staff –   Syracuse City School District’s Food and Nutrition Service department has announced it will participate in the...

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Fowler High School Never Stood a Chance…

“Fowler High School never had a chance,” laments The Post-Standard education reporter Julie McMahon at Syracuse.com. The mayor...

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DA Fitzpatrick’s Reactionary Response to Violence in Syracuse Schools Has Implications for Black Students

After the stabbing of a Syracuse area teacher on May 25, Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick has called for a major...

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Former SU Dean Kenneth Kavajecz’s Court Appearance Adjourned Until June

By Sam Ogozalek –   Kavajecz, who was arrested last fall on a charge related to prostitution, will reappear in Salina Town Court...

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Does the DeVos Education Budget Promote “Choice” or Segregation?

Op/Ed By Kimberly Hall and Michael Hilton –   An Op-ed from the Poverty & Race Research Action Council on the proposed...

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BET Co-founder Tells Grads They’re Part of a Redefining

By Saraya Wintersmith   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Entrepreneur, philanthropist and BET co-founder Sheila C. Johnson lauded...