Colleagues, For the upcoming (September 12) Democratic primary elections, the RTA’s Legislative and Political Action Committee has recommended that we endorse Cecilia Golden, Beatriz Lebron and Van White for RCSD Board of Education. For Rochester City Council, the...read more
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by Justin Murphy, Most school districts in Monroe County are starting class the Tuesday or Wednesday after Labor Day. Here are some of the prominent changes this year in Monroe County schools. Capital projects In Rush-Henrietta, nearly every student will see something...read more
Virginia Escobar-Cheng teaches a science class at a high school in Homestead, Florida, in March. By Caitlin Ostroff, CNN (CNN)Lynn Sorrells started teaching 26 years ago because she loved seeing the light-bulb moment when a kid grasped a new concept. She still does....read more
Ryan Dailey and James Call, Tallahassee Democrat Updated 3:49 p.m. CT Aug. 29, 2017 U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos talks about school reform and Trump's 2018 budget Joe Rondone (Photo: Joe Rondone, Tallahassee Democrat) TALLAHASSEE — The Trump...read more
“Adam Urbanski, president of the Rochester teacher’s union, has been watching the American Health Care Act (AHCA) closely. After passing the house, Urbanski worries that the bill’s deep cuts to Medicaid could hurt the district, but more importantly he says, it could hurt its most defenseless students.