Wednesday 16 January 2019
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Category: Education, Featured News, Local News

Syracuse School District Facing $24 Million Budget Gap, Wants Charter Relief

The Syracuse City School District is facing a $24 million gap in the budget proposal for 2018 and 2019. According to Local SYR, the...

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SCSD’s Graduation Rate Decreases Slightly; State’s Minority Achievement Gap Still Persists

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District’s June graduation rate has decreased slightly, falling from 61 percent in...


SCSD Food Committee Asks Students to Help Improve School Lunches

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District Department of Food and Nutrition Services, in partnership with ACTS Youth...


17 Injured, Two Fatally, in Kentucky High School Shooting

By Staff –   Fourteen people were wounded, two fatally, following a mass shooting at Marshall County High School in western...

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Report: For-Profit Colleges Promise But Seldom Deliver Gainful Employment

By Charlene Crowell – ( – Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days. As the...

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With Love Restaurant Reopens in Syracuse With Exciting New Menu

Studies show that 69% of millennials are motivated to travel out of a desire to eat local foods, but the lucky residents of Syracuse need...


Mayor Walsh to Present “State of the City” at Fowler, Seek Student and Community Input

By Staff –   Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh will conduct his first “State of the City” address at the Public Service Leadership...

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Central New York Schools Announce Closings Due to Extreme Winter Weather

By Staff –   Several central New York school districts have currently announced they will be closed Friday, Jan. 5, due to...

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Joint Center and 16 Organizations Press Doug Jones for Black Inclusion on Senate Staff

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Senator-elect Doug Jones, who won his heated Alabama Senate race against...

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Dr. King Reading Program Helps Improve Student Literacy

By Staff –   Park Central Presbyterian Church has partnered with Dr. King to provide first and second grade students with extra...