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Modified Common Core testing starts this week

Modified Common Core testing starts this week
Students across the state will take the controversial common core testing for the first time, since changes were made to the test last year. The State reduced the number of testing days for each subject ... more
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Probe into plagiarism allegations against HWS president could take two weeks

Probe into plagiarism allegations against HWS president could take two weeks
On March 21, while students were enjoying Spring Break, a bombshell struck HWS. An anonymous email signed by “A Professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges” was sent to Professor Scott Brophy, Professor Tom Drennen, ... more
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Two Cayuga County districts subject to NY budget school spending mandate in 2018-19

Two Cayuga County districts subject to NY budget school spending mandate in 2018-19
Following adoption of the state budget last week, two Cayuga County districts, including the county's largest, will be required to submit building-by-building spending data to the state beginning in the 2018-19 school year. Auburn and ... more
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NY Chiropractic College drops accupuncture, Oriental Medicine programs

New York Chiropractic College will not enroll students in its Acupuncture and Oriental medicine degree program this fall. College officials will then review whether to add the program in the future or end it when ... more
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Foreclosure sale canceled for site next to Cayuga Community College Fulton campus

Foreclosure sale canceled for site next to Cayuga Community College Fulton campus
An April 2 foreclosure auction of building parcels next to Cayuga Community College's Fulton branch has been canceled, and it's not clear if it will be rescheduled. The foreclosed properties, 13-41 River Glen Drive, were ... more
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President of HWS accused of plagiarism, investigation launched

President of HWS accused of plagiarism, investigation launched
Hobart and William Smith Colleges is looking into allegations of plagiarism. The subject of that plagiarism claim is none other than president Gregory J. Vincent. An anonymous email to The Chronicle and other news media, ... more
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Rick Gallant suspends campaign for NY23

Rick Gallant suspends campaign for NY23
Rick Gallant has suspended his campaign for congress. The Democratic canidate in New York's 23rd Congressional District issued the following statement: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing the suspension of my ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga Community College professor talks ‘state’ of media (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga Community College professor talks 'state' of media (podcast)
Cayuga Community College Media and Telecommunications Programs Director Steve Keeler joined Josh Durso in-studio to discuss the latest trends in media, the 'condition' that the industry has found itself, and the criticisms of those who ... more
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Cato-Meridian school district recognized by education research group

Cato-Meridian school district recognized by education research group
Cato-Meridian Elementary School has been acknowledged by an education research and consulting group. For the second year in a row, the school has been recognized by the company Better Outcomes as being among the top ... more
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Cayuga Community College approves emergency response plan, safety policies

Cayuga Community College approves emergency response plan, safety policies
Cayuga Community College approved an emergency management plan and policies on video security systems and investigating violent felonies Thursday. The college's board of trustees approved resolutions for accepting the college's emergency management plan and policies ... more
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Superintendent: Police investigate bullet found outside Auburn High School

Police are investigating after a student found a bullet outside Auburn High School, Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said. According to Pirozzolo, at around 7 a.m. Thursday, a student was walking into ... more
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Weedsport school district budget a work in progress

Weedsport school district budget a work in progress
The Weedsport Central School District is exploring different options for the 2018-2019 budget. The district's assistant superintendent of business, Doug Tomandl, said the board of education is still discussing what the district's estimated tax levy ... more
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Moravia school district debates tax levy for 2018-2019 budget

The Moravia Central School District debated which of two tax levies to present to the community for voting in May, ultimately opting to decide next month. The board of education debated the merits of a ... more
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Union Springs school district’s $1.84 million bus garage capital project up for May vote

Union Springs school district's $1.84 million bus garage capital project up for May vote
While some may overlook the role buses play in education, Jarett Powers said, those vehicles still have to go somewhere at the end of the day. Powers, the superintendent of Union Springs Central School District, ... more
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Foreclosure sale set for site tied to Cayuga Community College Fulton campus

Foreclosure sale set for site tied to Cayuga Community College Fulton campus
Foreclosed building parcels adjacent to Cayuga Community College's Fulton campus will be up for auction April 2, and a corporation formed by the college's foundation that owns the properties will dissolve. Cayuga County owns the ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Previewing ‘Social Media Parent Education Night’ on responsible usage for parents (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Previewing 'Social Media Parent Education Night' on responsible usage for parents (podcast)
The rise of social media has changed the way the world communicates. In 2004, Facebook was founded in a college dorm. There weren't a lot of users, and the most-dominant social media platform in the ... more
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Dundee getting EPA funds for new bus

Dundee getting EPA funds for new bus
The Dundee Central School District will be getting a new bus through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding. Nationwide, the EPA is awarding $8.7 million to replace or retrofit 452 older ... more
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FLCC adds associate degree in psychology

FLCC adds associate degree in psychology
Students of Finger Lakes Community College have had their voices heard. The state Education Department has approved a new associate degree in psychology at the college. Students had expressed interest in transferring into four-year psychology ... more
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Inside West Middle School Apartments: Former Auburn campus opens to tenants

Inside West Middle School Apartments: Former Auburn campus opens to tenants
Jenica Lawton and Karen Brown are like students in a new school. Lawton is a risk manager and Brown is a regional manager for Two Plus Four Companies, which recently began renting housing units at ... more
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GAS LEAK RESOLVED: Geneva CSD gives ‘all clear’ after incident on Wednesday

Students, staff told to leave immediately after bomb threat found at Geneva Middle School
A gas leak at the Geneva City School District Carter Road complex Wednesday night was resolved without incident. The leak, which occurred at about 10:30 p.m. was caused when a small custodial vehicle bumped a ... more
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Cornell students assaulted by suspect who used racial slurs, police say

Cornell students assaulted by suspect who used racial slurs, police say
A Cornell University student was assaulted early Saturday by a suspect who also used racial slurs toward him during the incident, according to police. The university's police officers were called around 1:30 a.m. to a ... more
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