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Paterson announces $900 million in education funding

Some $900 million in federal funding will be divvied up among some 700 school districts and charter schools throughout New York State, Gov. David Paterson announced Friday. The funding will be administered by the New York State Education Department through ...

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State adds, removes schools from improvement list

Two elementary schools in the Rochester City School District were removed from the New York State Education Department’s list of Schools in Need of Improvement based on 2008-09 data, while two others were added, the department announced this week. Lincoln ...

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RIT offers master’s in criminal justice

Rochester Institute of Technology this year is starting one of the first masters of science degree in criminal justice programs to target local crime policy issues facing towns and municipalities nationwide, school officials said Thursday. The program provides research and ...

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Rochester school district launches new Web site

The Rochester City School District on Tuesday unveiled a revamped Web site with a new format designed to be more user-friendly, district officials said. In the coming weeks, the district also is slated to roll out new sites for its ...

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RIT engineering school gets nanotechnology grant

The microsystems engineering program in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology has been awarded a $550,000 grant for a nanotechnology project. The grant comes from industry leader Sematech and allows RIT to work with both ...

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N.Y.’s 529 plan ranks fifth in study

New York’s 529 College Savings Program ranked fifth among 52 direct-sold plans in one-year investment performance for the quarter ended June 30, a study released Monday by Perinton-based Savingforcollege.com LLC said.

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City deal clips push for broader pact

Formation of a health insurance consortium among the city of Rochester, the Rochester City School District and Monroe County is off the table for at least three years after the city this week inked an exclusive deal with MVP Health ...

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Colleges eye lift from $12B plan

    Though the details of a $12 billion federal funding plan for community colleges have yet to be finalized, let alone approved, Barbara Risser is thrilled with the gesture.   The president of Finger Lakes Community College said with ...

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