Two groups of 6th graders from Eagle Hill middle school in the Fayetteville-Manlius school district visited WAER today for a tour of the station and to record their annual radio production of "A Christmas Carol". The trip was arranged by teachers Kent Jeffery and Carol Borg. WAER's Cora Thomas and Eric Cohen assisted with the recording.
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.
A program put together by NASA and Honeywell is trying to get middle and high school students in Central New York more interested in science. Sixth graders at Pine Grove Middle School in Eastwood got the message Wednesday.
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.”