The New York State Department of Education has released high school graduation rates for districts around the state. The Rochester City School District graduation rate increased from 42.1% to 46.1%.
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.
This week on WXXI-FM, Memorial Art Gallery curator of education Marlene Hamann-Whitmore offers an overview of the Fiberart International Show at the MAG.
Voters in area school districts went to the polls Tuesday, and as expected most of them approved their school budgets.
On Monday, many students in Buffalo were kept home as parents participated in a district-wide boycott of the school system.