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Fellowship awarded to build community-centered change for public school systems (access required)

The Rochester Education Fellowship, led by a coalition of local child and family advocates, has named Shanai Lee as the recipient of its two-year fellowship to co-create and build a new community-centered vision for bold, transformational change for Rochester’s public ...

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Collaborative helps keep children on track (access required)

Children’s Institute, Causewave Community Partners and a collaborative of child-serving organizations this week announced a new community campaign to ensure families are aware of the benefits and availability of free developmental checks for young children. Organizers noted that just 20 ...

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EnCompass receives $1.7 million grant for afterschool programs (access required)

EnCompass: Resources for Learning and its partner Rochester City School District have been awarded a $1.7 million grant to fund the Extended School Day programs at three Rochester elementary schools in the next five years. The grant is from the ...

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Food pantries open at several city schools (access required)

A $20,000 grant from the William & Sheila Konar Foundation has enabled seven Rochester City School District schools to open food pantries. “I am very proud to join with the RCSD and our faith and business communities to address the ...

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ROC the Future releases State of Our Children Report Card (access required)

Students in the Rochester City School District continue to trail their counterparts statewide in third-grade English language arts proficiency, high school graduation rates and kindergarten readiness, an annual report from ROC the Future shows. ROC the Future, a nonprofit alliance ...

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Groups collaborate to fund remote learning internet issues (access required)

The County of Monroe is teaming with ESL Federal Credit Union, Greater Rochester Health Foundation and Rochester Area Community Foundation on a solution to improve internet connectivity to help more students actively participate in their lessons throughout the school day. ...

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Summer Meals program to be expanded (access required)

Foodlink Inc., the city of Rochester and the Rochester City School District are taking a new and innovative approach to ensure that children in the community have access to nutritious meals this summer. As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues ...

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