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Parents’ reasons for homeschooling numerous

While numerous families decide to take a child out of the traditional school system track, the reasons behind that choice are far-reaching. Homeschooling parents educate their own children. In today’s world, however, each family sees homeschooling in a unique way ...

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Teachers face challenges with fresh ideas

Changing curricula, student behavioral problems and inconsistent parent support—just a few of the challenges teachers say they face in schools today at all grade levels and in all districts across the Rochester region. Regardless of the stage of their careers, ...

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Ontario County Private Schools

Calvary Chapel Christian School 1777 Route 332 Farmington, N.Y. 14425 N.Y. (585) 398-2218 www.ccfingerlakes.org/engage/ christian-school/ Principal: Mark Leckie Enrollment:    40 Grades taught:    K-8 Coed:    Yes Median teacher salary:    NA Median years of teaching:    NA Yearly tuition:    NA Staff:    Teachers:    6 ...

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Monroe County Private Schools

Allendale Columbia School 519 Allens Creek Road Rochester, N.Y. 14618 (585) 381-4560 www.allendalecolumbia.org Headmaster: Michael Gee Principals: Ryan Burk, John Sullivan, Diana Gleeson Enrollment:    403 Grades taught:    Nursery-12 Coed:    Yes Median teacher salary:    47,072 Median years of teaching:    12 Yearly ...

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Ontario Public Schools

Bloomfield Central School District P.O. Box 98, Oakmount Ave. East Bloomfield, N.Y. 14443 (585) 657-6121 www.bloomfieldcsd.org Superintendent: Michael Midey District Profile Total district population:    6,697 Communities served:    East Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Bristol Enrollment:    920 Staff:    Teachers:    86    Other professional staff:    ...

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Rookie of the Year finalists step it up

Four organizations have been named finalists for Rookie of the Year honors. This is the first year of participation for these employers. Three of the finalists—Klein Steel Service Inc., St. John’s and Trillium Health—were named finalists in other categories as ...

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Infusing the workplace with good energy

1-99 Employees Butler/Till Reducing stress is a key component of the Butler/Till strategy for a healthier, happier workforce. “While we do intentionally have a focus on physical health, we also focus on overall well-being, especially stress, knowing that office environments ...

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Supporters vie for Champion of the Year

Individuals selected as finalists for the new Health and Wellness Champion of the Year Award lead by example and, in some cases, see to it that wellness has a secure place in the company budget. Read on for raves by ...

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Nominees for financial executive awards

Small For-Profit Peter Juroe Soleo Communications Inc. For Soleo Communications Inc.’s chief financial officer, chief administrative officer and treasurer, the most satisfying thing about being named a 2016 Financial Executive of the Year nominee is the level of faith it ...

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RBJ 75: Xerox’s lead in jobs shrinks

Once again, Xerox Corp. held on to its No. 1 ranking among the RBJ 75 public companies, but its lead shrank compared with the year before. It now has 6,396 employees in the Rochester area, 179 fewer than a year ...

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Operating overseas involves meticulous planning

MIKE COSTANZA Successfully placing an employee in a foreign land requires careful attention to a multitude of issues. “If it’s not properly coordinated, there could be significant negative ramifications for not only … the U.S. worker going abroad, but also ...

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RBJ 75: What’s behind the numbers

To determine the companies that belong among the RBJ 75 and to measure their performance in the most recent fiscal year, the Rochester Business Journal conducts a thorough analysis of available data. The methodology is designed to make fair, meaningful ...

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For RBJ 75, no single benchmark of success

For Martin Mucci, there are a number of traditional ways to benchmark how successful Paychex Inc. is as a company—percentage of annual revenue growth, operating income growth, dividend ratios. Then there is the walking-around test. The Paychex president and CEO ...

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Survival over long run requires reinvention

Businesses have many options when it comes to reinventing themselves to survive in the long term, but for Rochester’s top employers a customer-driven focus, as well as collaboration and adapting to new technology, have played major roles in that. “Over ...

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