Category: Education, Featured News, Politics, State/National News

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Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Joins New York University School of Law

By Staff –   Preet Bharara, a former U.S. Attorney in New York who was  fired by President Donald Trump’s administration,...

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Onondaga County Office for Aging Announces Free Classes for Caregivers

By Staff –   The Onondaga County Office for Aging has announced the following free classes for individuals who currently care...

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SCSD Seeking Community Feedback Regarding District’s Updated Safety Plan

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District will hold a public hearing to receive community feedback regarding the...

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Buffalo Group Hosts Workshop for At-Risk Youth, Seeks Expansion

By Staff –   Rev. Gene Coplin, president of Project L.E.E. Inc., a non-profit ministry dedicated to teaching leadership skills...

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Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman as President

By Zenitha Prince   ImeIme Umana, one of four daughters born to Nigerian immigrants, was elected as the 131st president of the Review...

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SCSD School Board Formally Appoints Jaime Alicea as Superintendent

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District school board has voted to formally appoint Jaime Alicea as full-time...

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SCSD Students Make Gains During First Half of School Year

By Staff   Syracuse City School District students made gains in STAR ELA and Math Assessments during the first half of the school...

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Scholarship Fund Grants Empty Promises To Young Black Men

By Chris Bennett   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Nine months ago, 18-year-old Jason Smith was on top of the world. He had graduated...

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SCSD Counselors Participate in College Admission Counseling Workshop

By Staff   About 40 Syracuse City School District counselors recently attended a National Association for College Admission Counseling...

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Syracuse City School District Graduation Rate Reaches 60 Percent

By Staff   The Syracuse City School District’s June graduation rate increased by 6.4 percentage points, rising from 54.5 percent...