Syracuse City School District http://waer.org en Fowler High School to be Phased Out in Favor of New Technical High School http://waer.org/post/fowler-high-school-be-phased-out-favor-new-technical-high-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new academy will be phased in at the former Fowler High School in Syracuse starting this fall. &nbsp;Poor state performance is forcing the change, which was approved Wednesday by the SCSD&nbsp;Board of Education.</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:01:44 +0000 Hannah Warren & John Smith 17031 at http://waer.org Fowler High School to be Phased Out in Favor of New Technical High School Onondaga Citizens League Report Warns of Underinvestment in Young Children http://waer.org/post/onondaga-citizens-league-report-warns-underinvestment-young-children <p><a href="http://onondagacitizensleague.org/">The Onondaga Citizens League</a> released a report <a href="http://onondagacitizensleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/OCL-2013-final-copy-for-web.pdf">calling attention to a serious lack of investment in the community’s youngest children</a>. The report, entitled “Thrive by Five,” acknowledges the fact that New York State is making provisions to improve kindergarten and Pre-K but warns that officials have failed to place enough emphasis on the earliest developmental stages. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:38:11 +0000 Nicole Griffin & Ben Mitchell 16877 at http://waer.org Onondaga Citizens League Report Warns of Underinvestment in Young Children Porter Elementary Students Celebrate MLK Through Acts of Kindness http://waer.org/post/porter-elementary-students-celebrate-mlk-through-acts-kindness <p>Porter Elementary students performed a song today in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. &nbsp;The school’s first ever Peace Assembly was held as Black History Month comes to a close.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:36:59 +0000 John Smith & Keegan Tatum 14885 at http://waer.org Porter Elementary Students Celebrate MLK Through Acts of Kindness Black History Month Is a Time for Learning http://waer.org/post/black-history-month-time-learning <div>Around 300 students packed the cafeteria at Syracuse’s Ed Smith K-8 School on Friday to hear two African-American public leaders share their paths to success. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:50:04 +0000 Valerie Crowder 14092 at http://waer.org Black History Month Is a Time for Learning Syracuse City Schools students are now published poets and authors. http://waer.org/post/syracuse-city-schools-students-are-now-published-poets-and-authors <P>A new series of books has been published that showcases the work of elementary and middle school students from the <A href="http://www.syracusecityschools.com">Syracuse City School District</A>.&nbsp;</P> <P></P> <P>Led by the <A href="http://www.sayyessyracuse.org">Say Yes </A>to Education program, these kids produced a collection of poems and short stories that give a look at how they view life and process world around them.&nbsp; Principal Dare Dutter at Dr. Fri, 31 May 2013 19:39:05 +0000 John Smith & Max Eyle 2885 at http://waer.org Syracuse City Schools students are now published poets and authors.