With Halloween just around the corner, we thought it would be nice to bring you some boo-tiful education stories from around the state and country. Witch stories are we bringing you, you ask? Well, you’ll have to keep on reading – that is of courpse if you’re not too spooked. OK – enough puns, we’re starting to get spider’s, err, writer’s block. On with the Rundown.
Reporting bullying may be the hardest thing for a student to do, but many schools in Central New York are making it easier.
Tech Valley High School student Hunter Fortuin and former TVHS student Shane Boland launched their own social media Internet company
A report released on Wednesday says New York continues to lead the nation in the highest state and local tax burden
In a commentary in the Albany Times Union, columnist Fred LeBrun argues that the fiscal condition in Upstate New York has deteriorated, not improved, since the governor took over two years ago.
Buffalo Business First has rated the academic performances of 430 public school districts in the 48 counties of Upstate New York, based on four years of test data from the New York State Education Department. Here is a link to the complete 2012-13 Guide to Upstate Schools.
A few minutes of exercise a day can help children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) do better at school, according to a small new study.
And finally, some interesting news out of Dover High School in New Hampshire, as a current board member and retired doctor has floated the idea of ending the football program due to health and neurological concerns.