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Former UFC Fighter To Help Battle Bullying in Capital Region Schools

The battle against bullying has been a tough one as it grows from more than just within schools but through the internet, texting and other platforms. Schools are trying alternative ways of getting through to their students.

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Why Are Foreigners Taking Pictures Of Our School Buses At Local Schools?

This story is just plain odd.

According to a story on News 10 ABC's website authorities investigated an incident in which a couple were taking pictures at the Tamarac Elementary School. The couple claimed to be from Holland and said they were curious because they had never seen a school bus before. Ok, I guess I can see that but the story comes just a few days after a man from China who was taking pictures outside a Clifton Park school said the same thing.

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Lead Testing In NY Schools Drinking Water: Results Are In for Voorheesville

One week ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo stated he was enforcing all New York schools be tested, which was signed under a new law. School districts are to report their findings not only to parents, but state officials as well and some of those results are coming in already.

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Gov. Cuomo Requiring NY Schools To Test Drinking Water For Lead

It's a common sight to see: a little kid, standing on his tippy-toes at the schools water fountain trying to quench his thirst in between classes. When we think about our schools, we've always assumed they were safe.

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My Letter To My Teacher – Happy National Teacher’s Day

There seems to be a teacher in everyone's life who really left a lasting impression them. If you ask them who the best teacher they ever had was they get excited, tell you their name and talk about how they really sparked a love for learning in them...

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School Closings and Delays

Is this the first day of winter or is this nearly the middle of February?  Hard to tell! But one this is for sure, busses are gonna have a hard time getting around...

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These Capital Region Schools Will Compete for WGNA’s High School Hunger Games Title

It's time to announce the competing schools for our 2nd Annual High School Hunger Games competition!

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25 Best Elementary Schools in New York

Niche.com strikes again. Recently I blogged about a list of New York towns that were great to raise your family in, and the Capital Region didn't fair as well as I would have expected...

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Shots Fired Near Schenectady School – Schools In Lockout

Several schools in Schenectady went into a lockout around 12:30 p.m. after there were reports of shots fired near Mont Pleasant Middle School.

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All Saints Academy Kids Sing About Their Great School [VIDEO]

Why do I continue to run out the door of the radio station once a week and visit schools?  Just listen to this song and you'll know why.

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12 September, 2005. Villaverde, Madrid (Spain) Daily life the first day of the school year 2005-2006 in the The Espinillo School of the district of Villaverde, Madrid.
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Public Schools Being Scammed By Bogus Book Bills [VIDEO]

It's happening in over 20 states, and New York is one of them.  If you work in the business office of a local school, you might want to pay close attention to this story.  It could cost your district money! 

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Hysterical Prank, Kids! You Teaneck NJ Teenagers Should Feel Proud

This should be considered of badge of honor when you achieve something like this.  I would like to recognize these fine youngsters if you don't mind

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