Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Education, Featured News, State/National News


Study: Teachers Are More Likely to Hit Black Students

By Staff   According to a new study from researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Penn State, schools in Alabama allow...


Boko Haram Releases 21 Kidnapped Schoolgirls to Nigerian Government

By Staff   Boko Haram militants have released 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to the Nigerian government, according to reports. The...


Advocates Say New York State Owes Billions of Dollars to Public Schools

By Staff   In 2006, the New York State Court of Appeals upheld the case of the Campaign for Fiscal Equality v. the State of New York,...


South African Teen Wins Google Prize Using Orange Peel Against Drought

( – The grand prize winner at this year’s Google science fair was a 16 year old South African schoolgirl who...


SU Students Hold Silent Protest in Support of Black Lives Matter

By Staff   About 200 Syracuse University students held a silent protest in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement Wednesday,...


Erie Canal Museum Announces New “Erie Canal Made New York” Exhibit

By Staff   The Erie Canal Museum has recently announced the completion of its new, permanent first floor exhibit, “The Erie...


SCSD Students Vote to Elect Hillary Clinton in Mock Election

By Staff   In a mock election, Syracuse City School District high school students recently voted to elect Hillary Clinton as the next...

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Domestic Violence Impacts Children at Home, and in the Classroom

New data has shown that episodes of domestic violence impact not just the child within the home, but all of the child’s classmates at...


City and SU’s iSchool Partner in “Syracuse Roads Challenge”

By Staff   The city has announced it will partner with AT&T, and the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool),...


Bellevue Elementary Opens Two Days Late, After Water Pipe Burst

By Staff   Syracuse City School District’s Bellevue Elementary reopened Sept. 9, following the postponement of students’...