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SCSD Teachers Attend Restorative Justice Training Sessions

By Staff   Several teachers in the Syracuse City School District have taken part in professional development sessions, led by...

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Schneiderman Proposes Legislation to Address “Zombie Properties” Across State

  By Staff   Standing in front of an abandoned Syracuse property, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman held a press...

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YWCA Celebrates Diversity Achievers

By George Kilpatrick “We must raise awareness that racism still exists,” said Fannie Villarreal, executive director of the YWCA in...

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Thousands of Students to Opt-Out of State Tests

By Staff   In response to a state mandate for students to meet English Language Arts (ELA) and math requirements in schools, both...

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BBB: Concert season is here, beware of ticket scams

Buffalo, NY – People have more options than ever for purchasing seats for concerts and events, but that also can mean more ways to get...

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Gov. Cuomo Announces 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Career Fair

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Career Fair will be held April 16, and feature 150...

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Indiana Republicans Amend Law to Stop Discrimination Amidst Pressure

By Staff   Although Republican leaders of the Indiana state House and Senate have continued to insist their recent measure, billed as...

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Contreras Named as One of “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business”

By Staff   Syracuse City School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras has been named one of the year’s “25 Influential Black...

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SCSD Students Win Awards at 2015 CNY Science Fair

By Staff   Several Syracuse City School District students recently have been recognized for their scientific achievements in the 2015...

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Cuomo and Lawmakers Reach Deal, but Budget Lacks Initial Policy Plans

By Staff Although New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators have come to an agreement regarding the final state budget,...