ROCHESTER (WXXI) - Following the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, a billionaire school choice advocate, as U.S. Secretary of Education, parents, students, and community members across the state will march to demand education justice in New York.
BUFFALO (WBFO) - Governor Andrew Cuomo appeared at SUNY Buffalo State Tuesday to drum up support for his free tuition plan, the Excelsior Scholarship Campaign. Cuomo's visit was the first stop on a tour to promote his proposed scholarship program. More than 600 students and supporters gathered for the rally. Governor Cuomo encouraged Buffalo State students to rally behind his free tuition plan.
More than a decade after the state’s highest court ordered New York lawmakers to spend billions more on schools each year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his top aides are moving further away from ever fulfilling the order, critics say.
More State University of New York students than ever before are completing their degrees. That's according to SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, who delivered her final State of the University address Monday.
Binghamton City School District’s superintendent was dismissed last March. There have been a couple of interim superintendents since then, but now the district is searching for a more permanent leader. David Hawley is the president of the Binghamton School Board. He spoke with WSKG's Sarah Gager about the search, which he says will conclude with a selection in the Spring.
(WRVO) Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to offer free college tuition at New York's SUNY and CUNY schools for families that make less than $125,000 has garnered a lot of attention, but not everyone is receptive to the idea.