HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- State House members kicked off their third and final week of budget hearings with an all-day Q&A with education officials. Governor Tom Wolf's proposed plan includes a $100 million boost for general education funding, which returns the allocation almost to its 2011 peak.
The Trump Administration’s decision to rescind protections for transgender students will not affect New York State, according to the state’s education commissioner and legal experts. But they say the action nevertheless sends a “terrible message” to transgender teens.
Dan White of Apalachin is a freshman at SUNY Broome, near Binghamton. At first, he thought about attending the University of Buffalo, but decided to live at home, save money, and work at a local Subway sandwich shop. Dan admits he thought college would be like a harder version of high school. But it was definitely tougher than that.