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Pre-Kindergarten Education to Expand in Syracuse

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Syracuse City School District has been awarded a grant from the New York State Education Department for Pre-Kindergarten for three-year-old students in high need school districts.  This was a competitive application process; there were 78 applicants and only 25 awards. The SCSD received $1,245,461, the highest award and the funds […]

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First Community School is recognized for helping low income families

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The first community school in Syracuse gives hope to low income families that have a hard time accessing education. Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School provides additional services beyond education that have helped the Northside community to overcome problems such as poverty and language barriers.  The philosophy of the school […]

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Protestors Call for “Sanctuary Campus” at SU

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over 1,000 protestors took the Syracuse University campus asking for change. It was a conglomerate of emotions during the rally with multiple groups and advocacy organizations in attendance cheering and chanting about the preservation of humanistic rights. “We reject the president elect” was one of many phases used in […]

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Women in High Tech Succeed in CNY

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Science and Technology are rapid growing fields with great job opportunities but they continue to be short for women across the country. While most of the women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are challenged to adapt and stay in their jobs, this seems to […]

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Free Training Syracuse Residents for High School Equivalency Exam

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By Aubrie Tolliver SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse residents are being offered a second chance — maybe even a first — at obtaining their high school diploma. The Syracuse City School District is offering free classes at the Sidney Johnson Vocational Center in Syracuse, which are designed to help residents prepare for the high school equivalency test. The TASC […]

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College Students Share Secrets To Paying For College

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By Zach Allen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Paying for college continues to get harder and harder. Today, students are looking to music to help them afford their education.   “DJing is basically my substitute for a part-time job to pay for everything,” said Benji Sheinman, a student at Syracuse University. Sheinman has been drawn to […]

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