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April 16, 2019
Plan created for aiding struggling Rochester schools
Plan created for aiding struggling Rochester schools

EMC photo by Jeff Witherow

The Rochester City School District recently submitted to the state education department an action plan for improving 10 of its low-performing schools.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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April 16, 2019
Receivership workshop offered

The Rochester City School District’s Office of Parent Engagement will present the workshop “What is a Receivership School?” on May 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Mary McLeod Bethune School No. 45, 1445 Clifford Ave., Rochester.

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April 16, 2019
List of superintendent candidates narrows

A search firm assisting the Rochester City School District in hiring a new superintendent has recommended a handful of applicants out of a pool of 30 to be interviewed for the position.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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April 16, 2019
Layoffs suggested to help close budget gap

Laying off more than 300 employees is among the measures being proposed to close a $40 million deficit in the Rochester City School District’s 2019-20 budget.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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April 16, 2019
Report notes Rochester City School District’s progress in addressing issues

A state-appointed education consultant released his initial quarterly report last month regarding the Rochester City School District’s progress in addressing its poor performance.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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April 16, 2019
New website offers school-funding information
New York state launched a new website last month to provide school-funding transparency.
 
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February 12, 2019
Rochester City School District responds to education consultant’s report
Rochester City School District responds to education consultant’s report

By a 4-2 margin Feb. 6, the Rochester City School District voted to submit its response to the Distinguished Educator Report filed last November. 

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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February 12, 2019
Community discussions note school district’s challenges

In response to the November release of a state education official’s report for the Rochester City School District, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren hosted a series of public meetings to discuss the challenges the district is facing.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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February 12, 2019
Rochester City School District graduation rates increase

According to statistics released by the New York State Education Department, the Rochester City School District has achieved its highest graduation rate in more than a decade.

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January 15, 2019
School district due to respond to report
School district due to respond to report

Feb. 8 looms as a key date for the Rochester City School District in its effort to achieve significant, positive and lasting change.

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By Mike Latona/EMC
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