After months of discussion, the North Colonie Central School District plans on addressing the need for full-day kindergarten, pending Board of Education approval.
The South Colonie Central School District projects its 2015-16 budget to fall around $96.1 million, an increase of less than 1 percent from the previous school year.
High school senior conducts research looking into preventing disease
Like other 17-year-old high school seniors, Muhammad Ali is contemplating internships and college plans. But what sets Ali apart from his fellow students is his groundbreaking research in Alzheimer’s disease.
Distrcit anticipates tax levy of 1.98 percent, budget gap unknown
Despite having no state aid numbers, South Colonie Central School District anticipates a 3 percent increase in its instructional budget.
Siena College officially opens new science center
Siena College celebrated the end of its new high-tech science center’s first semester debut with a dedication ceremony.
As budget season gets underway, North Colonie Central School District is concerned about the future of its fund balance.
Children’s author, illustrator visits South Colonie elementary schools
Like most kids, Matt Tavares drew pictures in elementary school, but since then, his grade-school passion has become his career.
Siena College hosts its third One Billion Rising event for female violence awareness
In an effort to raise awareness for violence against women and girls, Siena College students put on their best dancing shoes.
Regional forum rallies for equitable education funding, local control of classrooms
Many education advocates over the last few years have criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not supporting public schools. Now some question if he’s intentionally working against them.
Shaker High art student work in regional exhibit
Weeks and months of hard work paid off as the work of 13 Shaker High School art students is displayed in the Esther Massry Gallery at St. Rose.
Guilderland still susceptible to fiscal stress, South Colonie drops designation
Budget gaps and potential reductions might be looming for many school boards, but a recent report found most local school districts are not fiscally stressed.
Cuomo unveils education reforms tied to funding increase; state aid runs absent
Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed several initiatives targeting K-12 education during his joint 2015 State of the State address and budget presentation Wednesday, Jan. 21. Cuomo offered increasing funding to school districts statewide by $1.1 billion, but only if all of his education reforms are enacted.
South Colonie Central School District proposes new schedule to fix bus routes
To remedy ongoing issues with school bus schedules, South Colonie is looking to change starting and ending times for district schools.
Board of Education to begin planning for the 2015-16 school year budget
The South Colonie School District looked to get an early start on budgeting for the 2015-16 school year, but the efforts were delayed.
Renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori teaches young children the basics of music at The Music Studio
With 27 years of experience under his belt, renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori decided to change his tune for the Capital District, moving from the stage to the front of a classroom.
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