Category: Education, Featured News, Local News

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SCSD to Hold Community Engagement Forum

By Staff   The Syracuse City School District Board of Education will hold a Community Engagement Forum Thursday, Feb. 2, from 5 p.m....

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HBCU Band Defies Critics, Reaps Reward Through Inauguration

By Brookie Madison   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – At Talladega College, a tiny historically Black institution 55 miles east of Birmingham,...

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Ed Smith Elementary Students Learn Basics of Film-Making

By Staff   Third through fifth grade students at Ed Smith Elementary School learned the basics of film-making recently, from script...

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Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick Appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank Board

By Latoya Crowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Federal Reserve System Board of Governors has elected Howard University President...

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In Syracuse City Schools, Black Students Are Twice As Likely to Be Suspended

Nationwide, there’s an epidemic regarding disproportionate numbers of black students being suspended from schools, and Syracuse is no...

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Update: STA to Investigate Suspended President’s Allegations of Computer Misuse

By Staff   (Update, Jan. 11) – The Syracuse Teachers Association has announced it will investigate suspended president Karen...

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HBCU ‘Equality Lawsuit’ Resumes Jan. 9

By Zenitha Prince   (Trice Edney Wire.com) – On Jan. 9, the remedial portion of litigation brought by a coalition of former and...

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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition at New York State Colleges

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan to make college tuition-free for middle class families at SUNY and CUNY two- and...

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Syracuse Police to Hold Three-Day Training for Civilians

By Staff   The Syracuse Police Department will hold a three-day training to teach civilians police tactics, and to discuss recent...

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Record Number of African-Americans Named Rhodes Scholars for 2017

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – To become a Rhodes Scholar, a student must be of “high academic achievement, have an integrity of character,...