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We compile all the data; you make the judgments

Five years ago, the Rochester Business Journal produced its first schools report card. It was a big undertaking: Editors pored through mountains of data to compile the information. Deciding what data to present was a thorny process: Which test scores ...

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Sources and explanations for 2010 school data

The 2010 Schools Report Card is packed with information and data on nearly 250 public and private schools. Read on for details about the contents of this special publication and notes on how the material was obtained. Categories In the ...

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Readers favor referendum on control of city schools

  Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s Rochester Business Journal Daily Report Snap Poll say voter approval should be required on the divisive issue of mayoral control of the Rochester City School District. By a wider margin of 76 ...

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Governance of city schools is not just Mayor Duffy’s issue

  When Mayor Robert Duffy accepted an invitation to run for lieutenant governor, many people assumed that the idea of reforming school governance would disappear along the campaign trail. Though the Rochester Business Alliance first proposed this idea more than ...

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Supporters push to get school plan approved

It was Mayor Robert Duffy who first brought forward a plan for the city to take control of the Rochester City School District, but facing the possibility that he will reside in Albany next year, others are stepping forward to ...

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Readers favor referendum on control of city schools

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week's Rochester Business Journal Daily Report Snap Poll say voter approval should be required on the divisive issue of mayoral control of the Rochester City School District.

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Political animal finds a home in education

Not long after Mark Gearan was named president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, he placed a call to George Stephanopoulos, an old friend and colleague from his days working in the White House. As Gearan tells it, he asked ...

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Cultural Attractions

Cultural Attractions in Monroe, Cayuga, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Stuben and Wayne Counties. The list includes the top 20 paid-admission attractions and the top five free-admission attractions; ranked by paid attendance.

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Conference at RIT explores future of reading

Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood will visit Rochester Institute of Technology Wednesday as part of a four-day conference called The Future of Reading.

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Montessori school plans to build in Pittsford

After operating for 43 years in borrowed or leased buildings, Trinity Montessori School Inc. will have a space of its own following a $1.8 million capital campaign to build a facility. The Pittsford school will be the first and only ...

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Some support referendum on city schools plan

With a now-lengthened timeline for legislation to give control of the Rochester City School District to the city of Rochester, some opponents and legislators hope to be able to give residents more input in the process or even introduce a ...

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Life Sciences Companies

Life science companies include companies that have a direct relationship to a health care provider. The survey area was Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties. Ranked by total number of local employees.

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