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Syracuse Teachers Association Won’t Endorse A Mayoral Candidate

By Staff –   The Syracuse Teachers Association has decided not to endorse a candidate in Syracuse’s mayoral race....

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Say Yes to Education Names Ahmeed Turner Say Yes Syracuse Executive Director

By Staff –   Say Yes to Education has announced Ahmeed Turner, former scholarship director for Say Yes Syracuse, has been named...

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NYACCE Names SCSD Adult Education Students as 2017 “Students of the Year”

By Staff –   The  New York Association for Continuing/Community Education (NYACCE) has named two Syracuse City School...

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Update: Cornell Student Charged in Alleged Racially-Based Attack Apologizes

By Staff –   (Update, Sept. 21) – Nineteen-year-old John Greenwood, a white Cornell student charged with beating a black...

Syracuse ‘Struggling’ Schools Will Soon Learn Their Receivership Fate

After the last two years of being on a state watch list, nine Syracuse city schools will learn next month whether the improvements...

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New Financial Center Aims to Close Racial Wealth Gap – Starting with HBCUs

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – During the 2008 housing crisis, an estimated 7 million Americans lost...

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Howard University Appoints James Comey 2017 Convocation Keynote Speaker

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Howard University appoints James Comey as this year’s Opening Convocation keynote speaker and the 2017-2018...

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Renovated Syracuse University campus ready for students’ arrival

By Sandhya Iyer –   Even with most students off campus for vacation, Syracuse University remained busy during the summer as...

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NYSED Releases 2017 State Test Results; Students’ Scores Show Slight Improvement

By Staff –   The New York State Department of Education has released the 2017 English language arts (ELA) and math test results...

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Paladino Ousted From Buffalo Board of Education

The past few months have seen some of the most truly spectacular political oustings in the history of our country on the national scale. In...