Syracuse schools

Universal Pre-K
2:49 pm
Sun June 22, 2014

Expansion of Universal Pre-K in New York Going Slower than Expected

Fewer than one-fourth of New York School districts are ready to participate in expanding Universal Pre-K.
Credit Americanprogress.org

  The enthusiasm to expand universal Pre-Kindergarten education across the state is fizzling over money issues…even though the Governor promised a blank check to districts earlier this year.  Now education advocates are saying the effort to get more four-year-olds into full-day preschool might need some retooling.

  It was just this past March during budget talks when expanding Universal Pre-K to all new York families who wanted it was a hot topic.

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Hillside Work-Scholarship
10:44 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Syr Program to Keep Kids in School and Get Jobs Gets Boost from Corporate Challenge Race

Hillside's Work Scholarship Connection will get proceeds from the 2014 Corporate Challenge Race.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

  A Syracuse program to help kids in school and in their futures is getting a big helping hand this year.  The Chase Corporate Challenge this June will give proceeds to Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.  

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Alliance for Quality Education
7:22 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Syracuse Teachers, Parents, School Officials Feeling 'the Blues' Over Education Funding, Reform

School Employees and Parents wore blue to indicate their mood about school issues.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

  Teachers, Parents, School Administrators and others wore blue Monday to protest the way public education is being run and funded.  

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3:40 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Newhouse Partners with City School District on Student Film Project

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Undergraduates from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University partnered with students from Fowler High School to produce three films.
Students from Syracuse's Fowler High School partnered with undergraduates from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications to produce three films about life in the halls, classrooms and playing fields of Fowler. The Fowler students, Khang Tran, Phuc Do, Vincent Ndabaruta and Deemah Abdulwahed, participated in a 10-week seminar taught by Newhouse Professor Richard Breyer.