Mar 27, 2015
One of the things that now comes with Spring every year in New York State – in addition to the tulips and forsythia bushes – is a set of New York State tests that Our Savior’s Lutheran School and many other schools administer to students in grades...
Dec 30, 2014
If you think school children are the only ones who have to take tests during the school year, think again. There’s another group in New York State schools for whom test taking has become de rigueur – bus drivers.
Nov 25, 2014
By Sheila Carmody Guaranteed Press When John March married, he moved to Toronto, Canada, where he worked as a school teacher and, while he was there, learned why student test scores in the U.S. lagged behind their counterparts in other countries.
Apr 25, 2014
In addition to a 0% tax increase and $1 million to invest in education programs, teachers contract settled.
Feb 12, 2014
The contract agreement between Berne-Knox-Westerlo (BKW) and the Teachers Support Staff has been passed, increasing pay for teacher aides and teacher assistants over a nine-year period and bringing to an end a five-year-long stalemate between the TSS...
Jul 01, 2013
Tired of spending half your life painstakingly copying and pasting data from one spreadsheet to another only to have to do it again two months later when you can’t remember which spreadsheet you updated last? Regeneron in Rensselaer has the solution: a...
May 17, 2013
During the past few month, a few new Area Agency on Aging directors/commissioners have been appointed in New York State. Recent appointees include: Anne McManus-Grant, Aging Director at Tioga Opportunities and Kallen Martin, St.
May 01, 2013
Senior Centers already exist throughout Schenectady County but the Tapping into the Arts collaboration will be available to seniors in downtown Schenectady, Niskayuna, Rotterdam and Glenville and draws on the resources of more than one nonprofit.
Mar 12, 2013
by Sheila Carmody My daughter came into the world conversing in compound sentences. "She's so articulate," we said. As parents, we beamed with pride - she was so verbal at such a young age.
Feb 27, 2013
One thing Gina Cantanucci-Mitchell wasn’t expecting when she joined Washington County’s Office for Aging as Executive Director was the sale of the county Department of Public Health, but that’s the news in Washington County, the North Country.