Friday 21 September 2018
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Category: Education, Hot News, Local News

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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   ( – 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   ( – Black students were more likely to receive out-of-school suspensions and less likely...


Miner: City to Forgive, and Eliminate, Library Fines for Teens

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced the city will now cover the cost of library fines for teens under the age of 18 who...

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New Children’s Book Inspires Black Boys to “Be Brilliant”

Following her success with earlier books such as I’m a Pretty Little Black Girl! and I’m a Lovely Little Latina, Author Betty...


SCSD Summer School Registration Open Now

By Staff   Syracuse City School District summer school registration is open now until June 17. SCSD pre-K and special education...

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EPA Awards Syracuse University $91,000 Grant for Education Outreach

By Staff   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $91,000 environmental education grant to Syracuse University for an...

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Seymour Students Participate in 17th Annual “Shadow Day” at SU

By Staff   Seymour Dual Language Academy fifth graders participated in the school’s 17th Annual Shadow Day, recently, and...


Karen Fruscello to Replace Kevin Ahern as STA President

By Staff   Karen Fruscello has been elected the new president of the Syracuse Teachers Association. Fruscello, currently an...