"Education" Tagged Articles

Central New York , Community , food , Syracuse

Syracuse School District Is Adding New Options to the Menu

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y.-   The Syracuse School District has found a new way to embrace diversity and different cultures. This fall, the Syracuse District is cooking up some international and vegetarian options to add to the lunch menu. Last school year, Rachel Murphy, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for the City’s School District, assessed […]

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Central New York , Education

How One Summer School Program Does More Than Teach All Day

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By Alexis Scott, SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) At Huntington Elementary School, the staff makes sure that not only each student’s educational needs are met, but also that the student establishes a rapport with the teachers as well. The teachers and staff pride themselves on having a personal relationship with each student knowing that it will help them be more […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Online

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By Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – June is Internet Safety Month, and although the month is coming to an end, the conversation of how to keep kids safe online is just beginning. Today, Nottingham High School hosted a Social Media Breakfast: Parent’s Guide to Social Media. The event gave parents and kids the opportunity […]

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Central New York , Education , Feature , Government

Upward Bound Receives $1.9 Million to Keep Sending Students to College

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by Ashley Moore SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC News) — LeMoyne College’s Upward Bound Program, est 1965 – will be funded for the next five years after receiving a $1.9 million federal grant. Kenyon Black is the director of this Upward Bound program that serves underprivileged kids across the Syracuse community. His program makes it possible for first generation […]

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Central New York , Education , International

Uncharted Territory: the College Application Process for International Students

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By Javier Romero SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) – Studying abroad in the United States is an attractive opportunity for many international students who look to have a life-changing experience in which they get out of their comfort zone, receive a quality education, and improve their English. However, in many cases, students are complete strangers to a college […]

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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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