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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.

Canton recognizes student achievements

SUNY Canton recognizes...

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NYSUT endorses opt-outs following landmark education reforms

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said last week's state’s education reforms will be a bedrock of his legacy. But for one powerful union, they’re a disgraceful sham.

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Ticonderoga students moved by North Country Honor Flight visit

The stories and experiences of “the greatest generation” brought a hush over the nearly 300 students at Ticonderoga High School March 26.

Westport Central teacher arrested for unlawful surveillance

Westport Central social studies teacher John "Jack" Thompson has been arrested on a felony charge of unlawful surveillance second degree.

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Adirondack Foundation to offer scholarships

Adirondack Foundation is offering $113,000 in scholarship opportunities this year to students and families seeking financial aid for higher education.

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FAQ: Key issues surrounding the state's sweeping education policy

Following the passage of the state budget on Tuesday, New York’s education system is set to implement some of its most dramatic and fundamental reforms in years.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension readies NNY Spring Sheep and Goat Week Programs

This week, Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold NNY Spring Sheep and Goat Week programs in Jay, Canton, Rutland Center and Watertown.

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State budget includes funds for logger training school

The state budget includes funding to establish a logger training program at Paul Smith’s College, reported Sen. Betty Little.

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From the Islands to the North Country

Hawaiian students visit local school as part of CFES exchange program

On a day when wind chill made the outside temperature feel below zero, six students from Hawaii made their way around the North Country and through the halls of Crown Point Central School.

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On Common Ground Troupe speaks student-to-student in W’boro, Westport

A local group of students is hoping to teach their peers about the dangers of bullying and its consequences.

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Students step up at College For Every Student summit as leaders, teachers take back seat

“Raise your hands high,” said College For Every Student vice president Tara Smith during her welcoming remarks to 80 students at the recent CFES Adirondack Leadership Summit.

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Community rallies for family of beloved resident

Ward Lumber employee Mark Peduzzi passed away unexpectedly last month. A campaign to raise funds for his children’s education has raised nearly $7,500, with Ward contributing an additional $2,500.

Board of Education petitions announced

Petitions and information to run as a candidate for the ELCS Board of Education may be obtained by contacting Lauri Cutting, district clerk, in the main office of the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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“Poppins” to float to AuSable Valley this weekend

AuSable Valley Central students will bring whimsy to the community this weekend with a production of the classic tale about a magical nanny.

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