Tag Archives: students

NY to let teachers report student safety concerns to judge


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers and school administrators in New York state can now alert a judge about students who they worry could be a threat to themselves or others after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Monday intended to help ...

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy names leaders

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is proud to announce that Chris Martusewicz, vice president of Finance for Toshiba Business Solutions, and Lauren Burruto, director of Sales for WHEC-TV, have been named the “Big Idea” instructors for this year’s University of Rochester and ...

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2 plead guilty in SUNY student’s OD death

GENESEO — Two former students at a western New York college have pleaded guilty in connection to the drug-related death of a fellow student last year. Twenty-one-year-old Michael Green of Brooklyn and 23-year-old Richard Rovner of Buffalo both pleaded guilty ...

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Lawyers supply backpacks for students


One word comes to mind while poking through a backpack filled with a bundle of pencils, colored markers, folders, glue sticks and other school supplies. No, not homework, although Rochester City School 29 first-grader Mya Malabe said this will help ...

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Finding more effective ways to discipline students


Community schools, memorandums of understanding and restorative practices are just a few of the solutions communities have been coming up with to keep kids in school. Studies show zero-tolerance policies, started in the 1980s as part of the “war on ...

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Three RIT teams head to competition finals

Three teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology have advanced to the final round of the New York Business Plan Competition, where they will go head-to-head Friday with participating colleges in the Finger Lakes region for the grand prize. ...

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On the Town: Students get first-hand look at legal careers

Law Camp students from the Rochester City School District tour the Appellate Division, Fourth Department Law Library on East Avenue.

Several students participated in programs this summer through the 2013 Law Prep and Law Camp, a project of the Rochester Education Foundation in partnership with Rochester attorney Jack Hurley, who coordinates and supervises the program. “It’s important for our community ...

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Attorneys help students with schoolwork

Attorney Karen McCloskey presents a backpack filled with school supplies to School 29 third-grader Kevine Ortiz on Tuesday at School 29 in Rochester as part of the Lawyers for Learning program, now in it’s 20th year. Mike Murphy

Crayons, pencils, and red, green and purple folders. A box of markers and a glue stick. Sorting through the supplies packed into a dark blue backpack, Shareen Randolph said these will do just nicely for class and homework. And the ...

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Some Trump U. students ‘felt cheated’

NEW YORK — Bob Guillo spent almost $35,000 hoping to learn some of Donald Trump’s real estate secrets. Instead, he says, he left the sessions of Trump University cash-poor, with little more than a photo of himself next to a ...

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Regional students named White House interns

Four regional students are among spring participants in the White House internship. A White House internship provides an opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. Interns work in one of several White House departments. Additional information is ...

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