Rochester, NY Education


Canal View Family Restaurant named a Friend of Education

Canal View Family Restaurant, 247 W. Union St., received this year’s Friend of Education Award from the Newark Central School District for its ongoing support of Newark High School students. The award annually goes to an individual, organization or business that goes the extra mile to support Newark education. Superintendent...
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H.S. FOOTBALL: Avon vs. Cal-Mum/BB highlights Week 4 contests

AVON — Defending Class D champion Avon got all it could handle, and more, last week in a thrilling 12-10 win over Alexander, needing a missed Trojans field goal at the final whistle to survive and move to 3-0 on the season. The Braves will get another big test this...

Section V Best, September 23

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Every Thursday we take 60 seconds to show off interesting high school sports stories you should know about. Number 5, McKenzie Ferguson, Red Creek. She scored ten goals in three games last week, including a six goal game on Wednesday. Leading Red Creek to a 2-1 week.

CPA discusses benefits of 529 College Savings Program amid pandemic

With many Americans now receiving more money through child tax credit payments, it may be a good opportunity to take advantage of a 529 College Savings Program plan. Jim Schnell, chair of the tax department at Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. Certified Public Accountants, joined us on Good Day Rochester to explain why now is an ideal time to start saving for college and how you can do it.

Did SUNY Geneseo create a segregated residence hall? No. No it didn’t.

GENESEO – Umoja House, a new, on-campus housing option at SUNY Geneseo, seeks to bring students of “diverse backgrounds” together in a “supportive environment to celebrate their identities,” but residency in the hall is not contingent on a student’s race, ethnicity or skin color, as some right-wing media personalities have recently and incorrectly claimed.
Rochester Business Journal

Fellowship awarded to build community-centered change for public school systems

The Rochester Education Fellowship, led by a coalition of local child and family advocates, has named Shanai Lee as the recipient of its two-year fellowship to co-create and build a new community-centered vision for bold, transformational change for Rochester’s public school systems. Lee brings 15 years of experience working in Rochester schools to address the long-standing, ...

Bi-Annual Alcohol Review

The Drug Free Schools and Campuses Regulations of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act requires an institution of higher education such as Monroe Community College to certify that it has adopted and implemented programs to prevent the abuse of alcohol and use of or distribution of illicit drugs by MCC students and employees both on its premises and as part of any of its activities.

Victor Central Schools navigating COVID-19 outbreak with 24 active cases

VICTOR, N.Y. (WROC) — The Victor Central School District is currently dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, mostly within the Victor Primary School. A letter from Superintendent Tim Terranova Tuesday said the district currently has 24 active cases, including 21 students and three adults. Terranova says that of the 24 positive...

Public meeting to cover proposed Penfield CSD capital project

Penfield Central School District will hold an information meeting on its proposed 2021 capital project from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Penfield High School Commons, 25 High School Drive. This project includes the construction of a new transportation/buildings and grounds operations center, as well as infrastructure updates and...