Guilderland’s teaching staff, like those of Voorheesville and Berne-Knox-Westerlo, remains overwhelmingly white, a pattern seen at schools across the country.

At the University at Albany, an increase in applicants may be due in part to an opportunity to attend tuition-free.

Parents of local students have a new shopping tool since schools’ supply lists are now posted on  

The New York State Education Department recently released three Every Student Succeeds Act waiver requests for public comment. ESSA, as it is called, replaced the federal No Child Left Behind legislation, allowing more state control of educational standards.

A walk to raise awareness about food allergies will be held on Sept. 9.