Justin Murphy Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Published 10:39 PM EDT May 21, 2019 For the second time in four years, Brockport saw its schools budget fail in large part due to a labor dispute with its teacher's aides and paraprofessionals. The UPSEU union for support staff mounted a social media campaign criticizing the district's administrative spending, just as it did in 2016. Union leader Al Hansel could not be reached for comment Tuesday night; in a statement, the district said it would return to its budget committee to determine its next steps. Districts whose budget proposals fail the first time around can offer a second budget up for a vote, either at the same spending level or reduced. If it fails again, an austerity budget goes into place automatically. "Obviously we're a little disappointed, but we'll get together and talk about it," Board President Terry Ann Carbone, who won her uncontested re-election bid, said. Brighton had not announced its results by 10:30 … [Read more...] about Monroe County school board elections: Brockport budget fails
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Joseph Spector and Sarah Taddeo Albany Bureau Published 6:00 AM EDT May 9, 2019 ALBANY – In the Elmira schools, a student earlier this academic year was reported to have skipped class, refused to follow requests of an administrator, swore at teachers and used a racial epithet. In Johnson City, another Southern Tier district, a male student offered a female student $10 for oral sex on the school bus, according to incident reports from this school year obtained by the Press & Sun-Bulletin. In the nearby Chenango Valley school district, a teacher reported that one female student relayed that another student told her three times, "You need to get raped with a chicken strip." The list goes on and on. New York's nearly 700 school districts and charter schools outside New York City reported 163,400 incidents of violence, bullying, sexual offenses and weapon possessions since the 2012-13 school year, a review by the USA TODAY Network in New … [Read more...] about Special report: How safe are your local schools in New York?
Cincinnati Enquirer Published 6:19 AM EST Jan 30, 2019 It was 6 degrees at 5:30 a.m. at Lunken Airport and felt 20 degrees colder. And it is going to get colder. By 10 a.m. the wind chill is expected to dip to -22 degrees. Wind chill warnings and advisories are in effect for all counties in the Greater Cincinnati region. The bitter cold has prompted most area schools to close Wednesday. (See list of closings below) Apart from the bitter cold, we will also see some light snow which may cause slick spots during the morning rush hour. When will the Tundra-like temperatures move out? Morning: The final push of coldest air will occur between about 7 a.m. and noon, with temperatures going below zero near and north of the I-71 corridor. Temperatures will drop into the single digits above zero for locations south of the interstate, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. The highest winds and the coldest wind chills will occur in this time period. Wind chills will range … [Read more...] about Cincinnati weather: Bitterly cold wind chills close schools
Scott Springer Cincinnati Enquirer Published 2:09 PM EDT Oct 1, 2018 The unblemished Colerain High School Cardinals keep their streak intact atop the Ohio Prep Sportswriter's Association football polls with another first-place showing this week. The Cardinals blasted Hamilton Friday 48-6. Thus far, only two schools have scored in double-figures on coach Tom Bolden's squad, St. Xavier and Princeton, with the Princeton game technically going down as a shutout since the Vikings had to forfeit for using an ineligible player. Colerain has a tough Greater Miami Conference match with Mason Friday night. Moeller just missed the top 10 after knocking off La Salle on the road in overtime 21-14. Coach Doug Rosfeld's Crusaders play a Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown game at Nippert Stadium Friday night against Elder, who downed St. Xavier 51-26 at The Pit. In Division II, Kings jumped up a spot after defeating Withrow 55-6, while La Salle's loss to Moeller dropped them three slots to 10th. … [Read more...] about Colerain, Wyoming remain top-rated local schools in the Ohio prep polls
By Bob Ratterman, Contributing Writer BUTLER COUNTY — Talawanda District employees now have a different kind of health-care coverage with services offered at a clinic established for the county.The new facility, the Health and Wellness Center, held a soft opening several weeks ago followed by a formal opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. Butler Health Plan members, spouses and dependents from 12 Southwest Ohio school districts and the Educational Service Center can receive medical and dental coverage. The Health and Wellness Center is managed and operated by CareHere, a Tennessee-based onsite healthcare provider, in collaboration with Butler Advantage, a division of Butler Health Plan.CareHere seeks to offer a patient-centered approach, delivering care with enthusiasm and compassion. Appointments are not double-booked in an effort to eliminate wait time and allow members to be served quickly.“CareHere is honored to have been chosen by Butler … [Read more...] about New medical clinic for Butler County school employees, their families