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ROC the Future releases State of Our Children Report Card (access required)

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Students in the Rochester City School District continue to trail their counterparts statewide in third-grade English language arts proficiency, high school graduation rates and kindergarten readiness, an annual report from ROC the Future shows. ROC the Future, a nonprofit alliance ...

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Report: Rochester’s child poverty rate, disparities still high

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African American children are nearly four times more likely to experience child poverty than white chidlren, while Latino children are more than three times more likely, an updated report from ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation shows. “Hard ...

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SUNY Empire State College program to make college more accessible (access required)

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A new financial aid and educational support program is available in New York that provides more flexibility for incoming or returning college students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. The Empire Opportunity Program was announced over the weekend by SUNY Empire State ...

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Online education is growing, reaching new audiences (access required)

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Two things are certain about online education in 2020: the phenomenon will continue to grow in higher education settings, and institutions will continue to deliver it in their own unique ways. If you’ve been on social media in the last ...

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