"Education" Tagged Articles

Central New York

Barbecue on Syracuse South Side Prepares Students for School

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Click the player above to hear more about the annual barbecue. Audio transcript: Backpack Drive script By Michelle Houston Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)–  The countdown has begun for the first day of school. Students are expected to be fully equipped with essential school supplies. While school supplies are important for classes, some families can’t afford to […]

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Central New York

Syracuse University Hosts Inclusion-Fest 2018

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Click above to hear about Inclusion-fest 2018! Audio Transcript: Inclusion Fest   By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The 2018 Summer Leadership Institute kicked off its 10th annual Inclusion-Fest Monday. The event lasted until Aug. 8 on the campus of Syracuse University. Inclusion-Fest includes three interactive days with over 10 national experts in making schools and […]

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Community

Organization Works to Make Syracuse Lead Safe by 2025

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Listen here to find out more about Tomorrow’s Neighbors Today Southside’s efforts to end lead poisoning in Syracuse. Audio Transcript: Get the Lead Out By Fernando Garcia-Franceschini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Tomorrow’s Neighbors Today Southside will begin working towards making Syracuse lead safe with their Get the Lead Out Block Party, an event that will have […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Government, Health, Syracuse

New Mental Health Education Mandate may be Neglecting key Issues

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Press play to learn why some people think the new mandate fails to address major issues contributing to students’ poor mental health.  Audio Transcript: Mental Health Mandate Misses the Mark By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – As of July 1, 2018, New York State public schools are required to implement mental health education in […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, Entertainment, Music

Didgeridoos and Australian Culture Inspire the Youth

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Click the play button above to learn about Didgeridoo Down Under educating central New York about Aboriginal Australian culture. Audio Transcript:Didgeridoo Down Under with Rob Thomas. By Ashtyn Hiron MCGRAW, N.Y. (NCC News) — Didgeridoo Down Under performed one of many interactive and educational shows on their tour through central New York this summer. Identifying […]

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Cicero-North Syracuse High School DWI Crash Demo
Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

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DWI demo crash script By Jonathan Singh Cicero N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The North Syracuse School District in conjunction with the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Cicero Police Department hosted a mock DWI crash Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Route 31. More than 600 students stepped out of their classroom […]

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Education, Government, Poverty

Urban and Suburban Divide Creates Inequity in Education

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Click the play button above to hear how education funding gaps divides suburban and urban school districts across the country Audio Transcript: Scott_Education Inequity_Script By Sean Scott SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Since the spread of suburbanization in the 1950s, a divide has emerged between urban and suburban areas. Nowhere is this divide more evident than in […]

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Central New York, Education

How Students Feel About Their College’s New Relationship Policy

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Click the Play button above to find out what type of relationships colleges and universities are putting a stop to and how students are reacting. Audio Transcript: University Relationship Ban By Riley Didier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over the past couple years, colleges and universities nationwide have continued to edit their policy manual by creating a […]

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Arts, Central New York, 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, Crime, Education, Government, Public 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, 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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