On Need to Know Rochester, Interim Rochester City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas talked about progress in his first months on the job. (Aired August 12, 2011)
Big dinosaurs, big musical numbers and big fun are on the ticket for Dinosaur Big City!
This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward's interview with Harris RF Communications' Dana Mehnert.
Because of budget cuts, this year marks the final year students across New York State will take regents exams in foreign languages.
WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports that with a potential tax cap coming, teachers and their union anticipate that they will have to compete with school boards over dwindling resources.
WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick looks at a report called "How SUNY Matters," which attempts to quantify the total economic impact of the statewide higher education system in New York.
WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the groups potentially impacted by a ta proposed tax cap say they are still trying to change what they see as the most potentially harmful parts of the package.
The state Senate's education committee is examining the system used to discipline teachers in New York.