Saturday 16 December 2017
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Category: Education, Featured News, Local News, Top Stories


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...

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Syracuse Latin Students Publish Book; Proceeds to Benefit Charity

By Staff –   Students at Syracuse Latin worked with local author and radio personality Mark Eischen and his organization...

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Superintendent Jaime Alicea Has a Plan To End Teacher Truancy

According to a new report from, the Syracuse City School District is dealing with a strange new truancy problem. It’s...

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Justice Department’s Assault on Affirmative Action Signals Aggressive Roll Back on Civil Rights

News Analysis By Brenda Shum –   ( – The Justice Department’s recent decision to assemble a team of...

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

“Life on Mars” Lands Its Poet Earthly Honors

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – The Library of Congress has named Tracy K. Smith, a Pulitzer Prize winner,...

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SCSD Hosts “Preschool Summer Institute” for Educators

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District has recently hosted a “Three-Year-Old Public Preschool Summer Institute” for...


50 Years of Black Mayors

Op/Ed By Marc Morial –   ( – “To be an African-American mayor leading a city in the 21st century is...

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SCSD Elementary Students Closed the School Year Shopping for Produce

By Staff –   Syracuse City School District elementary school students recently had the opportunity to shop for their own...


$4 Million Given to SU for Recruitment of Minority Students in STEM

By Kennedy Rose –   The National Science Foundation allocated $4 million in federal funds to Syracuse University to help...