The term “rocket science” actually means something to the 3rd through 8th graders enrolled in Aerospace Engineering Camp at OCC's College for Kids…like, what goes up must come down, but not always where you expect.
Syracuse-area school officials and the business community have been touting the advantage of studying the so-called STEM skills for years now. Anyone from high school to college to a worker who's retraining has been urged to get into Science, Technology, Engineering or Math fields to help them get a job.
The enthusiasm to expand universal Pre-Kindergarten education across the state is fizzling over money issues…even though the Governor promised a blank check to districts earlier this year. Now education advocates are saying the effort to get more four-year-olds into full-day preschool might need some retooling.
It was just this past March during budget talks when expanding Universal Pre-K to all new York families who wanted it was a hot topic.
Students, parents, teachers and administrators gathered at Edward Smith School to celebrate one of the successes of Say Yes to Education. The Young Authors program held a book signing Thursday for the students that participated this year.
Listen to Young Authors: Isabel Chaperone, Calista Williams, Cammi Nash and Jordan Collie read their work that was part of the published books.
Syracuse School District Officials announced the district received a donation of 100-thousand books to get kids to read over the summer. There are documented reasons to keep young minds active when school’s out.