New York schools are beginning this year with less state aid and a delay in payment that was originally scheduled for September 1.
The Wall Street Journal takes an in depth look at mayoral control of schools in cities and Rochester is one of the cases examined in the article.
New York State Education Department numbers show a dramatic decline in test scores across the state and here in Western New York.
A recent ruling against the Rochester City School District by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has led to a lawsuit by a former longtime employee.
The New York State Senate will take up the debate over the proposed legislation for mayoral control of Rochester schools after the Assembly passed the measure.
A large turnout packed City Council Chambers for a public hearing on proposed legislation to give control of city schools to the mayor.
School Board Vice President Van White says he will submit a legal challenge to mayoral control legislation if it is passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Paterson.
With all the controversy surrounding Rochester City Schools, there are stories of success in the classroom.
The State Assembly's Education Committee will hold a public hearing on the proposed legislation that will give control of Rochester schools to the mayor.
Governor David Paterson has introduced legislation that would give the Mayor of Rochester control over the Rochester City School District.