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The extended school day is often used as a tool in under-performing schools. It includes more instruction time, and also social support for students...
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With school starting and new state requirements on vaccinations, parents are catching up to get their children’s immune systems ready for school. The...
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A new study by a national network of food banks shows that more children and adults are struggling with hunger in the Rochester region. The study...
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The latest monthly Paychex |HIS Small Business Jobs Index shows that the numbers have declined a bit compared to this time last year. But Paychex CEO...
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School administrators are closely watching a letter campaign that’s taking place in the days before school starts that could lead to even more...
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The state is awarding RIT nearly a million dollars to establish a a New York State Center for Advance Technology in Additive Manufacturing and...
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Watch Need to Know with host Hélène Biandudi Hofer Thursdays at 8pm on WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221.
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His is a sound and a style that influenced some of the greatest names in music - Muddy waters, Robert Johnson, Bonnie Raitt, Mick Jagger and the list...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group of New York public officials led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to travel to Puerto Rico for meetings on the island's...
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A top U.S. Treasury official led a town hall meeting Monday at the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls. It was all about the...
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