Education

April 17, 2018
Advocates: Latinos’ needs not fully met in Rochester school budget

The Rochester City School District’s budget proposal increases staffing and closes a $52 million budget gap, but a local advocacy group says the spending plan does not go far enough in addressing the needs of a growing number of Latino students.

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April 17, 2018
Rochester City School District grant will help students with math

The Rochester City School District has been awarded a $524,559 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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April 17, 2018
Consultant to help Rochester City School district improve

The New York state education department has appointed a special consultant to analyze and improve schools in the Rochester City School District.

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March 14, 2018
Advocates urge families to weigh in on school district budget

A local nonprofit advocacy organization wants Rochester City School District families to have a greater voice in the district’s upcoming budget review process because the spending plan is not put up for a public vote.

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March 14, 2018
Rochester bilingual academy aids displaced Puerto Rican students
Rochester bilingual academy aids displaced Puerto Rican students

More than two dozen teachers from Puerto Rico have been hired to work with nearly 600 children from the island who enrolled in the Rochester City School District after Hurricane Maria.

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March 14, 2018
Building project helps to modernize Rochester schools
Building project helps to modernize Rochester schools

James Monroe High School will serve as a flagship project for the second phase of a Rochester Schools Modernization Program underway for buildings throughout the Rochester City School District.

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February 14, 2018
Rochester City School District makes headway on ‘Path Forward’
Rochester City School District makes headway on ‘Path Forward’

As the Rochester City School District reviews recommendations to improve schools and increase student achievement, certain steps in its “Path Forward” plan have already been taken.

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February 14, 2018
Catholic schools aim to boost Latino student enrollment
Catholic schools aim to boost Latino student enrollment

Several schools around the Diocese of Rochester are starting to see the fruits of their efforts to boost Latino student enrollment.

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February 14, 2018
Rochester City School District’s graduation rate reaches new high

The graduation rate for the Rochester City School District has reached its highest level since 2005.

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December 12, 2017
Rochester City School District seeks to fill vacant board seat
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