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Demographic data show an increase in diversity

While the number of students attending private primary and secondary schools nationwide is declining, a sampling of local private school demographics reflects consistent if not growing enrollments. There is an overall increase in student diversity at these schools, and there ...

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Playing to their strengths keeps local schools afloat

Catholic schools around Greater Rochester have worked hard in recent years to boost enrollments—or keep them from falling—with some success. “While enrollment declined at rates in the double digits during the early 2000s, the percentage decline has dropped to around ...

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RIT launches MicroMasters program

Rochester Institute of Technology has announced the launch of a new category of master’s level online education.

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Nazareth College forms new partnership

Nazareth College hopes to attract more students from the city of Rochester by reaching out through the suburbs. College leaders have announced a new partnership for its Young Scholars initiative with the Urban Suburban Interdistrict Transfer program. Nazareth is expanding ...

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Sponsored research at RIT reaches record $73 million

Sponsored research grew by 18 percent for Rochester Institute of Technology in fiscal 2016, totaling a record $73 million in funding, university leaders announced Thursday.

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Bridge Art Gallery at URMC serves dual purpose

There is a call for art at the University of Rochester Medical Center. It is for the Bridge Art Gallery, a special art collection that has a dual purpose, organizers said. The gallery, in its fifth year, is run by ...

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Highest-Paid Public School Officials, Part 2

Information was obtained from school districts in Monroe County using the Freedom of Information Act and from other sources. Ranked by current salary.2016 Rank 2016 Rank 26  Louis Alaimo Assistant superintendent for administration, Brighton Central School District 27  Christiana Otuwa Deputy superintendent ...

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Highest-Paid Public School Officials, Part 1

Information was obtained from school districts in Monroe County using the Freedom of Information Act and from other sources. Ranked by current salary. 2016 Rank 1  Susan Allen Superintendent, East Irondequoit Central School District 2  Kenneth Graham Jr. Superintendent, Rush-Henrietta Central School ...

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URMC research team wins $2.3 million grant

A University of Rochester Medical Center research team has won a $2.3 million Department of Defense grant to investigate a new way of limiting secondary damage in stroke, cardiac arrest patients.

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Media group in Myanmar taps RIT talent

Rochester Institute of Technology students are helping Myanmar’s most popular news source change its business model after the company spent more than two decades in exile. The executive MBA program in RIT’s Saunders College of Business is partnering with the ...

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