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How Many Of Our High Schools Made the Top 25 List In Upstate?

I'll be honest, I expected more. I expected better. Maybe I think too highly of our area and our local schools? I'm not sure, but when this list of Top 25 high schools of upstate new york came out on newyorkupstate.com I was left scratching my head.

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New York Says, “Tuition Free Is the Way to Be!” – Do You Agree?

Hey New York, it looks like we're about to be the only station going tuition free!

So how could this affect you? Well, the Excelsior Scholarship, as they're calling it states that if you're a family that makes under $125,000 a year (which, um, is a lot of us, no?) then your student could be heading to a 4-year college tuition free!

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Parents Upset with Saratoga School for Trump Compared to Hitler Presentation

When it comes to President Donald J. Trump there are many people, saying many things both positive and negative about him, his views and the moves he's made so far in the White House.

There have been comparisons for months (years even?) of him having similarities to Hitler. But, the last thing you expect is for that viewpoint to wind up coming from the teachers at your children's school in a classroom presentation. But it did and parents aren't happy.

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Capital Region Schools With The Best Graduation Rates

Did you go to one of the 10 best schools for graduation rate in the Capital Region?

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SCCC Will Actually Give You College Credit To Do This?

I'll be honest, I was never the best student growing up. You could say it's because I'm lazy or you could say it was because I just didn't care. However, if this was a college course when I was in school, perhaps I would have excelled.

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State Program Teaches Students to React To Overdose?

We all hear stories about back in the day when maybe our parents or grandparents had to do special drills at school  to hide under the desk in case of nuclear attack from the Russians. Like the desk would protect you from anything. As I got a little older we were always ready in case of a shooter. I found that kids to be prepared for this new scare to be a bit much.

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Top 10 High Schools in The Capital Region

Where a school falls is judged by how good the teachers are. We have a lot of high school in the area. Did your Alma Mater make the list?

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Shaker High School Has Revealed the Results of Lead Testing

In a letter from Superintendent D. Joseph Corr on Dec. 20, the North Colonie School District received the results of state-mandated water testing that was performed at the district's only public high school, Shaker High School...

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Update on the ‘Suspicious Package’ Found at North Colonie School

This afternoon Colonie Police have provided an update on their investigation of a suspicious package found at Shaker High School Monday.

Here's what the press release says -
The Colonie Police Department has identified and interviewed the subject who left the package at the main entrance of Shaker High School...

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Fourth Graders Skipped the Bus for a Firetruck To Get To School

I remember when I was in elementary school, we had a reading competition. I think it was a "turn off the tv" type of thing. The goal was to get so many hours by the students and if we hit said goal, our principal at the time would kiss a pig. It seems so silly now, but as a kid under 10, I was all about it.

What I think is super cool and wouldn't look back at and say, "that was silly" is what a handful of Shenendehowa Fourth Graders got to experience Thursday morning.

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Mental Health Classes Coming to a NY School Near You

When I was graduating from high school I was overwhelmed and completely unsure of what was coming next. None of what I had learned over the course of my four years could have prepared me. But, now it looks like that'll change for high school students in New York.

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WATCH: Shen Assistant Principal Joins The Dance Team For Charity [VIDEO]

Assistant Principal is a thankless job. You toil and work to help your community's youth expand and extend their minds and never get the credit...

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