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Opt-out rate highest in Fairport


Among the 27 public school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties, Fairport has the highest opt-out rate, based on the average of percentages of students refusing to take grades 3 to 8 state-mandated English and math tests.

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Ford dealers give vehicle to BOCES 2 for auto tech program

Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Career and Technical Education will receive a 2013 Ford Fusion and related technical and computer support as part of an annual program from the Rochester-Area Ford Dealers.

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In teacher pay, Pittsford ranks No. 1


Among the public school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties, median teacher pay is highest in Pittsford. In superintendent compensation, the No. 1 spot goes to East Irondequoit.

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RCSD working out final details with new superintendent

The Rochester City School District will soon have a new superintendent. The district’s board of education has agreed in principle on a successful candidate who has yet to be named, noted board chair Van White.

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MBA Programs

Information was provided by individual institutions that responded to an email survey. Institutions contacted are in Upstate New York and grant degrees. Ranked by total enrollment.   2016 Rank Company name 1  University at Buffalo School of Management, State University of ...

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SUNY Geneseo names executive director for foundation, VP


SUNY College at Geneseo on Thursday named a vice president for college advancement and executive director of the Geneseo Foundation. Johnson Bowles is slated to take the posts, effective July 14.  

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Eight research projects win UR funding

Eight research projects at the University of Rochester received funding totaling a half-million dollars. The University Research Awards, originally the Provost’s Multidisciplinary Awards, are funded $250,000 every year by the president and are matched by the schools for a total of $500,000 annually.

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Research funding climbs


(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie)   Since the end of federal stimulus funding, the University of Rochester has been seeing growth in sponsored research dollars, which totaled $380.9 million in the most recent fiscal year. That is up more than 8 ...

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