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Beekmantown Central School District awarded $6 million grant

Beekmantown Central School District was awarded over $6 million recently through a NYSED grant for Extended Learning Time.

Duprey supports legislation that delays, reforms teacher evaluations

Assemblywoman Janet Duprey expressed satisfaction with the passage of legislation (A.7303A) that will delay and reform the controversial teacher evaluations reforms enacted in this year’s budget on May 20.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

Adirondack Medical Home Initative brings Australia to Plattsburgh

Clinicians and Practice Managers from the Australian Association of Practice Management convened with Adirondack Medical Home Initiative (AMHI) partners for an information exchange event on May 7 as part of a Canada/U.S. study tour.

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Two Clinton County school budgets fail

Chazy Central and NCCS await new election June 16

Every school district in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties saw successful passage of their budgets except Chazy Central Rural School (CCRS) and Northeastern Clinton Central School (NCCS).

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St. Mary’s gets reconstruction aid

Knights of Columbus donate nearly $32,000

When St. Mary’s School re-opens this fall, it will be with the help of the Knights of Columbus.

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Gratto picked to lead Schroon Lake

Gratto plans to finish out the academic year at Northeastern Clinton. The married father of three boys said he plans to relocate and live in the Schroon Lake area.

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Gardening event melds mundane with the mysterious

As the North Country struggles to slough off the rough edges of winter, volunteers across the region are giving local green thumbs a heady dose of intellectual fertilizer.

AuSable Valley Central budget up 3.1 percent over last year

AuSable Valley Central's 2015-16 budget has come in at the cap. The district, like others in the North Country, also saw a slight GEA restoration.

Seton Academy no longer to house sixth-grade class

This spring, Seton Academy will say goodbye to its sixth-grade class for the last time as Seton Catholic Junior High School will house the classes to come.

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CCHA opens to new exhibits on the Civil War and Plattsburgh Barracks

On Saturday, April 25 from noon to 3 p.m, the Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) will open two new touchscreen exhibits: “The History of the Plattsburgh Barracks” and “Clinton County Civil War Record.”

SUNY Plattsburgh students haul in six national broadcasting awards

SUNY Plattsburgh students from the Department of Communications won six awards at the 73rd National Broadcasting Society conference held in Atlanta March 24-29.

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Opt out rates wildly divergent across Champlain Valley

Last week's round of Common Core testing saw opt out rates swing drastically between districts, from zero to two-thirds of student populations.

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Turning a new PAGE in Burkina Faso

A local group is working to bring awareness to illiteracy and meet the education needs of students in Africa.