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Interim Superintendent Lonnie Palmer recommended the school board make cuts and share services to reduce non-instructional costs at Berne-Knox-Westerlo and offset spending on training for teachers and additional instructors.

"Timing is everything and resources are necessary," Guilderland's assistant superintendent for business told the school board members who are enthusiastic about expanding the technology program.

The Guilderland school district has agreed to annual raises from 1 to 2 percent for two small units — nine administrators and seven technology workers.

With school funds cut for field trips, the Hilltown community is enriching students' understanding of history and their own heritage by bringing antique objects in a suitcase to their classroom.

A varsity coach says he doesn't know why he is being fired; some parents and players say he favors stars. A frank and open discussion on the role of a coach is called for.

Signs of protest dotted the crowd Saturday at the State Capitol in a protest of standardized tests. 

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