Sharon Contreras

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  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.  


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  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.

Valerie Crowder, WAER News

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.