Education 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 Through 40 years-plus, Teachers, Students Stay Connected about Morrisville Journalism http://waer.org/post/through-40-years-plus-teachers-students-stay-connected-about-morrisville-journalism <div>Neal Bandlow doesn't show up for lunch empty-handed.</div><div> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:51:28 +0000 Mark Bialczak 14530 at http://waer.org Through 40 years-plus, Teachers, Students Stay Connected about Morrisville Journalism FM Students Visit WAER http://waer.org/post/fm-students-visit-waer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two groups of </span>6th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> graders from Eagle Hill middle school in the </span>Fayetteville-Manlius<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> school district visited </span>WAER<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> today for a tour of the station and to record their annual radio production of "A Christmas Carol". &nbsp;The trip was arranged by teachers Kent Jeffery and Carol Borg. &nbsp; </span>WAER's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Cora Thomas and Eric Cohen assisted with the recording.</span></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:43:04 +0000 Joe Lee 12100 at http://waer.org FM Students Visit WAER Maffei Announces Plan to Improve Education http://waer.org/post/maffei-announces-plan-improve-education <p></p><p>Representative Dan Maffei has joined the discussion on education reform by releasing his new plan for strengthening education in Central New York. Also in attendance were local education leaders including the Syracuse Teachers Association President, a transfer counselor from Cayuga Community College and the Vice President of the Syracuse University Student Association.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:21:15 +0000 Shawnte Wright & Scott Willis 9881 at http://waer.org Maffei Announces Plan to Improve Education