Rochester students learn about their heritage during Black History Month
Spencerport School District parents voice their concerns on the Urban Suburban Program
Residents are invited to speak out again tonight about the idea of the Urban-Suburban Program being integrated into the district.
Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed extending a new teacher's probationary period from 3 years to 5 years. Saying a teacher needs to perform at an effective or highly effective rating to achieve their tenure.
"We invite you to come to Rochester and go into the classrooms spend some time with our students and if you think the teachers could do a better job, show them."
Although the overall graduation rate has barely budged for Rochester City Schools, more students are graduating from summer school.
Hundreds of taxpayers showed up Tuesday at a Spencerport School Board meeting to voice their opinions about a proposal to allow Rochester students to attend Spencerport Schools.
The program is called "Every Minute Matters."
The "3 to 3" program hopes to develop both social and academic skills in young children.
Wednesday was the first day of school for city students, but the line of parents just registering their children was nearly out the door at the district's central office. The district encourages parents to sign up as soon as possible because it can't change bus routes on such short notice.
The offer is only available to incoming freshman.
Guests will have to pass through a new security system.
The schools have been given a $3.4 million dollar grant.
The class of 2014 will have an orientation day of service.
Dr. John Halstead has held that position since 2005.
Today, they put on a show for their parents.
Watkins is the teacher accused of carrying a loaded gun while on a school field trip.
This is part of the USDA summer food service program.
Organizers say working with the animals helps students learn new skills.
The Mayor's appearance was part of the school's guest reader program.