"Education" Tagged Articles

Central New York , Community , Education , Politics , Spring 2017

Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation Hits Home for Syracuse Public Schools

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – It’s projected, according to The Huffington Post, that by 2021, 90.9% of America children will be educated in a public school. For this reason, many people have found President Donald Trump’s pick of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education troubling, as she explained in her hearing that […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , safety

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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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Politics , race , Religion , safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Government

Native Americans In Syracuse Raise Awareness Of Protests and Brutality In North Dakota

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — More than 100 people gathered Wednesday night to participate in the Stand with Standing Rock Teach-In.  Expert professors from Syracuse University and SUNY ESF, a graduate student from the Navajo Nation, and the General Counsel for the Onondaga Nation sat on a panel to discuss one of the […]

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Central New York , Community , Education

Marcellus School Renovations Budget Needs Voters’ Approval

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By Jake Lapin, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — While Election Day is on Nov. 8, Marcellus residents will be called upon to vote the following Tuesday. The Marcellus Central School District’s capital project to renovate Marcellus High School, among other improvements, has been in the works for over four years. However, this past May, poor initial […]

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Central New York , Community

Syracuse University Kicks off 14th Annual Human Rights Film Festival

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By Tania Joseph SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Every year Professor Tula Goenka of the Television Radio and Film Department alongside the Humanities Center at Syracuse University host a Human Rights Film Festival. This year marks the 14th annual Human Rights Film Festival at Syracuse University. This festival allows filmmakers from all around the world to take […]

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Central New York , Education , Government

$9.2 Million Capital Project Passed By Morrisville-Eaton District

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By Bailey Lipschultz (NCC News) — Morrisville-Eaton Central School District voters approved a $9.2 million capital project last night. The proposed project would address health and safety issues, invest in energy efficiency upgrades, and improve infrastructure items that are no longer useful, according to the district. The maximum estimated cost of the project is $9.2 million […]

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Education

English Classes Prep Students for Jobs

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By Jonathan Gordon SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) – The unemployment rate in Syracuse is down this winter compared to last year.  From January – February 2015, the percentage was around seven.  For the same timeframe in 2016, the percentage stands around six.  There are many different classes and resources available for those that want to become more […]

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Central New York , Education , Government

Syracuse Say Yes to Education Given $20 Million Grant

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  By Alex Hoaglund SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Last Tuesday at the State of the County Address, County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced a $20 million grant for the Syracuse branch of Say Yes to Education. As the school year approaches its end, many students will be receiving their college acceptance letters and making tough decisions. These […]

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