"Education" Tagged Articles

Arts, Central New York, Sexual Assault, Syracuse

Students React to Allegations Against School of Architecture Professors

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Click “Play” to hear student reaction to the allegations made in the public spreadsheet. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SUArchitectureReact_Script_4.9.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Students are reacting in the wake of a spreadsheet anonymously accusing five current and two former architecture professors at Syracuse University of inappropriate behavior. The list, which named over 150 professors […]

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Central New York, Court, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Police face $12 million lawsuit from student

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Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— The Syracuse Police Department, City of Syracuse and others are facing a $12 million lawsuit following a student-officer altercation last year.  A change.org petition is demanding Officer Vallon Smith’s removal from district schools after a 14-year-old special needs student– referred to in the petition as “JB”–having “suffered a split lip and fractured […]

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Central New York, Education

New Study Shows Low-Income Students are Still Struggling to Graduate from College

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Script PDF By Josh Radler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A New York Times study released this week showed there has been a rise over the last two decades in low-income students going to college. Surprisingly, while more of these students are attending universities, the number of these students graduating hasn’t gone up. Former high […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Pets, Syracuse

Therapy Dog Helps Children Improve Reading Skills

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Click the play button above to learn how Cooper helps children with their reading. Audio transcript: Rizzo_Therapy dog script By Sara Rizzo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— A therapy dog at a local library helps children improve their reading and social skills by reading to him. The five-year-old golden retriever named Cooper goes to the Hazard Branch […]

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Pat Penfield sits on top of Baldwinsville Central School District Sign (c) 2017 Pat Penfield
Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, Politics

Eighteen-Year-Old Baldwinsville Grad Runs for Board of Education

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Video transcript: Farrell PKG1 Script REVISED   By Tommy Farrell Baldwinsville, N.Y. (NCC News) —Pat Penfield announced his candidacy for the Baldwinsville Central School District’s Board of Education on January 25. Penfield graduated from Baker High School in Baldwinsville last year and is currently a freshman at Syracuse University. “I have lived in Baldwinsville for […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment

Climate Change Guides Help Students Learn About Environmental Issues

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Click the play button above to learn about why The Paleontological Research Institution is sending climate change guides to every high school science teacher in New York. Audio transcript: Rizzo_ Climate Change Guides Script By Sara Rizzo ITHACA, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Paleontological Research Institution in Ithaca, New York began sending their book “The Teacher-Friendly Guide […]

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Arts, Central New York, Competition, Consumer, Education, Syracuse

Student Designers are Helping Meet the Fashion Industry’s Plus Size Demands

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  Hear from student designers and super models about how this Syracuse University program is impacting the Fashion Industry. By Sunny Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–    As you walk out onto the seventh floor of The Warehouse in Armory Square  you are immediately surrounded by an electric and creative atmosphere. Students sat around tables, laughing […]

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Education, Non-profit, Sexual Awareness, Sexual Transmitted Disease, STD Testing

STDs Are On The Rise in Onondaga County

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Onondaga County has some of the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the state of New York. This county is specifically susceptible for these rates because of the high populations of poverty and college students. These numbers have doubled because people who are infected don’t know […]

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Central New York, Community, Developmental Issue, Education

Access CNY Is Trying A New Strategy to Raise Money

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): Syracuse Auto Expo is hosting a fundraiser to support 13 local charities in the Central New York area. One of these charities, Access CNY, has an Exploring Your World Preschool that focuses on students with developmental issues. For over 30 years, this preschool has provided these children with learning experiences […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Government

From Walking on Campus to Graduation a Le Moyne Program is Bringing Mentors to Students

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By Mye Owens SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Le Moyne College will pair incoming freshmen with mentors from the moment they step on campus next year, in an effort to increase graduation rates. Mentoring Programs are found all over the United States, and now another program is coming to New York. On Point for College […]

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Community

SU holds Diversity Abroad Panel

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By Dan Ziegler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  On Tuesday, a panel was held at the Goldstein Alumni Center on the SU campus. This panel discussed the experiences and challenges minority students have when they go abroad. This panel was jointly put together by SU Abroad and the SU Office of Multicultural Affairs. For some minority students, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Sexual Awareness, Syracuse

Oregon School’s Sex Rule For Minors Not Popular In Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y Mac Konrad– The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon, an area an hour south of Portland, approved a rule requiring faculty to report students engaging in sexual relationships to state or law enforcement officials. The rule has been very controversial since it’s implementation and in Syracuse it’s seen no differently. Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Megan […]

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Central New York, Community, food, Poverty, Syracuse

Blessings in a Backpack Program Expands, Combats Poverty in Syracuse

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Syracuse City School District provides every child with free breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the week, but for some students in need, these school meals might not be enough to prevent them from going hungry. The city of Syracuse is among the nation’s highest in poverty. In 2016, […]

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