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Back to School: Be Alert, Walk Your Child’s Route to School

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – It is Back to School Time and parents and students are getting acclimated to new schools. Part of that process...

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Large Construction Project for Off-Campus Student Housing in Syracuse to Include Tanning Beds, Sauna, Game Room

Construction has begun in Syracuse for a 422-bed student apartment complex. The giant complex will be part of Syracuse’s Outer...

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Back-to-School Tips When You’re On a Tight Budget

(StatePoint) Between new clothes and new school supplies, back-to-school season can put a strain on household budgets. In 2015, families...

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Syracuse School Remodeling to be Done by Women, Minorities, and City Residents

Experts recommend an inspection for any homes over 10 years old that add new appliances or fixtures, but Syracuse schools are taking their...

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City Parks Department to Host ” A Safe Home Weekend for Young Men”

By Staff   City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs commissioner Lazarus Sims has announced the department...

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SCSD School Board Appoints COO Jaime Alicea as Interim Superintendent

By Staff   The Syracuse City School District Board of Education has appointed Jaime Alicea as interim superintendent. Alicea,...

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Update: SCSD School Board Slated to Appoint New Interim Superintendent

By Staff   (Update, July 13) – The Syracuse City School District School Board is slated to appoint an interim superintendent at...

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an event to highlight "My Brother's Keeper," an initiative to expand opportunity for young men and boys of color, in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 27, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

My Brother’s Keeper Looks to Live on After Obama

By James Wright   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Obama has seven months left in office. One of his key initiatives is hard at...

Syracuse City School District Hopes to Lessen Its Racial Divide Between Teachers and Students

The Syracuse City School District (SCSD) hopes to increase its number of minority teachers and lessen the racial gap between students and...

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New Civil Rights Data Shows Persistent Inequalities in U.S. Schools

By Zenitha Prince   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Black students were more likely to receive out-of-school suspensions and less likely...