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OFFICE OF ASSEMBLYMAN GARY FINCH

(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. 

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New York's colleges are concerned about retaining students. 

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to offer free tuition at New York public colleges to eligible residents. 

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(WBFO) The Buffalo School Board has called for Carl Paladino's resignation following disparaging comments he made about President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. In a special session this afternoon, the School Board's majority called on the Park District representative to step down. 

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(WRVO) A remembrance ceremony for the bombing victims of Pan Am Flight 103 was held at Syracuse University yesterday. To commemorate the anniversary, a small ceremony was held for friends and families at Hendricks Chapel and a service at Arlington National Cemetery took place simultaneously.

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Officials with the Utica City School District's office reportedly were denied access to a meeting with the governor's office last week. Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) said they were headed to a regular annual meeting in Albany to discuss budget priorities with other school districts when something irregular occurred. 

Equity Or Bust: Are Ontario Public Schools A Good Model?

Dec 13, 2016

What a difference a two hour drive can make. Students in Erie, Pa. attend a public school district that’s teetering on the brink of collapse. Staffing has been downsized to bare-bones levels. Many of the schools are badly in need of repairs. And the superintendent has proposed shuttering all high schools. The city district, though, is surrounded on all sides by better-resourced suburban schools that serve less needy children. 

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A committee of the New York Board of Regents recommends spending $2.1 billion more on schools in the new state budget, saying it’s time to continue an effort begun a decade ago to funnel more money to the state’s poorest school districts.

Student Journalists On The Ethics Of Reporting In A Digital World

Dec 8, 2016

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(WXXI) The New York State Assembly Committee on Education met Monday morning to examine and study existing and new ways to support and improve the academic success of English Language Learner or ELL students in New York State's school districts. 

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