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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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Venture to boost math, science closes

After an unsuccessful fight to replace federal funding lost in 2010, the Rochester Area Colleges Center for Excellence in Math and Science closed at the end of August, but parts of the organization could carry on through a new regional ...

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Area schools appear on national rankings

Several local colleges have been included in the rankings by U.S. News & World Report of top national and regional universities, led by the University of Rochester’s No. 25 ranking nationally.

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FLCC receives $3.35M to create national science research model

Finger Lakes Community College has received a $3.35 million grant from the National Science Foundation to roll out a national model for incorporating research into community college biology courses.

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Watts tutoring center opens in Rochester

A tutoring center to assist school districts and charter schools officially was opened Monday, with an investment of $250,000 from former Rochester City School District administrator Jerome Watts.

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RIT, UR set new records

Record freshman classes and an increased recruiting presence internationally for Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester have both institutions on track for planned growth in the coming years.   For other local four-year colleges and universities, extended ...

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement honors RGH

Rochester General Hospital has won plaudits from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement for developing practices to prevent surgery-related infections and for its willingness to share its techniques.

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