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Chief executive selected at Catholic Family Center

As the first new president and CEO of Catholic Family Center in more than 20 years, Mark Wickham admits he has a difficult act to follow.   The non-profit organization named Wickham as its next president, succeeding the retiring Carolyn ...

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Harley School receives $1M from Chesonis foundation

The Harley School has received a $1 million lead gift from the Chesonis Family Foundation to build the first K-12 educational space in the nation that is a leader in multiple dimensions of education for a sustainable future, officials said.

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UR’s Warner School gets federal grant

The Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester has received a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to address the local shortage of special education teachers.

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Young women’s school selects its first principal

After gaining state approval and selecting the first principal, the founders of the Young Women’s College Prep Charter School are ready to move ahead with plans to give young women in the city what they believe will be a better ...

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Young women’s school selects its first principal

After gaining state approval and selecting the first principal, the founders of the Young Women’s College Prep Charter School are ready to move ahead with plans to give young women in the city what they believe will be a better ...

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UR gears up for capital campaign

As the University of Rochester announces the largest campaign in its history today, James Thompson has another goal: raising an army.   The university’s senior vice president and chief advancement officer has been working for much of the past few ...

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Inking partnerships with public schools yields big benefits

Area private and parochial schools go beyond their buildings’ walls to partner with area public schools through programs of mutual interest. By doing so, all parties benefit educationally and culturally, administrators say.   For example, the Harley School since 1995 ...

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Financial aid becomes necessary to boost enrollment

At Hillel Community Day School, parents taking a tour of the school get something extra for their visit.   Parents of prospective students are given a full estimate of what financial aid they will be eligible for, with details of ...

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Simon School eyes bigger downstate presence

After holding a successful conference in New York City and finding larger than expected support for an executive management course held there, the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester is making plans for an even larger ...

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School Taxes

Information was obtained on the true tax rate from representatives of school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties and other resources, including New York State Department of Education, Moroe County School Boards Association and Four County School Boards Association; ranked by 2011-12 true tax rate.

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Highest-Paid Public School Officials, Part 2

Information was obtained on the highest-paided public school officials from representatives of school districts in Monroe County using the Freedom of Information Act and from other sources; ranked by current salary.

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SUNY Geneseo launches capital campaign

SUNY College at Geneseo has launched the largest capital campaign in its history with a goal of raising $22 million to $25 million, college officials announced Friday.

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RIT sees drop in funding for research in ’11

Although it received a $13.1 million grant to construct a new research facility at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology’s total sponsored research funding for 2011 declined to $52.5 million.   The total was down more than ...

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Highest-Paid Public School Officials, Part 1

Information was obtained on the highest-paid public officials from representatives of school districts in Monroe County using the Freedom of Information Act and other sources. Ranked by current salary.

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