Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Education, Featured News, State/National News

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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...


Despite “Racially Toxic” Statements Lone Black Republican Senator Reaffirms Support for Trump

By Zenitha Prince   ( – Just days after Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), the U.S. Senate’s sole African American...


City to Hold First in Series of Events at Perseverance Park

By Staff   The city has announced it will hold its first “Playdate in the Park,” in downtown’s Perseverance Park and the...

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Is Rochester Doing Enough To Prevent Teen Suicide?

New teenage suicide prevention groups are coming to the upstate, but too late for some Rochester teens. And for the parents coping with a...


SCSD Staff Members Complete Syracuse Aspiring Leaders Academy

By Staff   The Syracuse Aspiring Leaders Academy (SALA) celebrated Syracuse City School District staff who recently completed the...

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President Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton, Meets with Bernie Sanders

By Staff   The White House released a video of President Barack Obama endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton...


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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Hillary Clinton Claims Historic Win in Democratic Primary

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( — Former First Lady, U. S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has...

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Miner Asks SUNY Upstate Medical to Pay for City Services

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has sent a letter to SUNY Upstate Medical University, urging the teaching hospital to enter into a...

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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...