The food and drink tasting event drew large crowds to the Museum of Science and Technology even during the SU Final Four game against Michigan.
If you weren't watching the Syracuse-Michigan basketball game and needed something else to do on Saturday night besides spill beer on your orange Final Four T-shirt or shout “Go Cuse!” at a bar's TV, "Tap into the MOST" at the Museum of Science and Technology was definitely the best way to spend your night.
The Auburn city school board tries to close budget gap by closing school.
The Auburn city school board voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday night to close West Middle School after this academic year in hopes of narrowing an anticipated $6.5 million budget deficit, according to The Post-Standard.
82 percent of U.S. schools could be labeled as 'failing' under No Child Left Behind Act.
The Department of Education estimates the number of schools not meeting targets will skyrocket from 37 to 82 percent in 2011 because states are toughening their standards to meet the requirements of the law. The schools will face sanctions ranging from offering tutoring to closing their doors.
"No Child Left Behind is broken and we need to fix it," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama campaigned to reform the law, the question still exists as to how to do it.
White people now represent less than half of American 3-year-olds, according the New York Times and a Brookings Institution analysis of census data.
In eight states – Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas – and the District of Columbia, whites are actually the minority in nursery schools, preschools and kindergartens. And according to demographer at Brookings William H. Frey, Georgia, Louisiana and Maryland aren’t far behind.
Students marched through Italian cities today disrupting roads and railway lines while legislators continue to vote on education reform.
Students in Italy are irate about possible education reforms all throughout Italy. Reforms in place have been drawn up without any dialogue with students and teachers says Babara Marchetti, a 27-year-old PhD student at Rome University. Instead of sitting put and letting such events take place, students have been taking action into their own hands with numbers of protests and reform themselves.
Wednesday night's school board meeting was dominated by criticism of board members and administrators.
The controversy rocking the school district continued last night as residents called for members of the Jordan-Elbridge school board to resign.
According to The Post-Standard, speakers at the board meeting criticized the way the board was handling school affairs. During the hour-long meeting, residents also frequently criticized board members and administrators personally. Some residents said they feel as if the board has lost the confidence of the community.
Actress Reenah L. Golden uses her experience as a teaching artist to help her perform 16 roles in "No Child..." -- Syracuse Stage's 38th season opener.
If there’s one thing you can say about actress Reenah L. Golden, it’s that she doesn’t take things for granted. Take the moment she was offered the main role for a Rochester production of the one-woman play, No Child… by Nilaja Sun.
Alexander Williams, a graduate student from Ghana, has managed to overcome the obstacles inherent to being blind.
Alexander Williams was always a curious child. One day, his curiosity got him into trouble.
At age 12, Williams was hit in the right eye by a stray bullet. Warring factions in the part of Liberia where he lived for the first 12 years of his life were fighting over port access to the harbor when his house got caught in the crossfire.