Education

Character Education
3:07 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

A Cleveland, NY Elementary School Finds Building Character Boosts Performance

Cleveland Elem Students get a healthy dose of character education as school starts.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

Public Schools started this week…and one Central New York school is trying to pack in much more than the Core Curriculum.  Cleveland Elementary in Oswego County has a commitment to “Character Education.”

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10:43 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Buddhist Monk to Discuss World Hunger at SU

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One of the United States' most renown Buddhist Monks, Bhikkhu Bodhi, is making a rare appearance at Syracuse University on September 16, 2013 in Hendricks Chapel. His visit kicks off a local hunger initiative.
The Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, one of the United States' most renowned Buddhist monks, is making a rare appearance at Syracuse University. He will present the Syracuse Symposium event "Engaged Buddhism: Listening and Responding to World Hunger" on Monday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel, and will lead an SU Humanities Center-Mini Seminar on Tuesday, Sept.
Building & Trade Education
5:00 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Syracuse Schools Revive Welding Program, Instructor Sees Field Growing

Nate Bowman has taken over teaching duties at the SCSD Welding Program.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

The start of school could also be the start of a career for Syracuse students who take part in a trade program.  Sparks are flying in the shop as the Syracuse Central School District is reviving welding instruction.


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High School Achievers
2:45 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Intensive Program Helps Corcoran High Schoolers Buck Low-Graduation Trend

Syracuse's Corcoran High School is the only school in the region offering the intensive International Baccalaureate Program.
Credit SCSD

Many can tell you about poor graduation rates and behavioral problems at Syracuse high schools.  Here's a  look at what might be the most rigorous academic program in the Syracuse area.

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Going to College
8:57 am
Fri August 16, 2013

On Point Gets Inner City Kids Ready for College with Study Habits and Back-to-School Shopping

Students go on a shopping visit to Destiny USA thanks to On Point for College. They also got orientation and study tips early as part of pre-college preparation.
Credit Chenelle Terry/WAER News

Low-income Syracuse-area college students got a helping hand today as they prepare to head to campus for their first classes, with the help of On Point for College.

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