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High schoolers come face-to-face with fruit flies

High schoolers come face-to-face with fruit flies

May 24, 2017

Students from Rochester’s East High School got a sense of how startling science can be when they spent the day in the lab with professors and researchers from the Department of Biology.

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East High to send experiment to Space Station

East High to send experiment to Space Station

January 5, 2017

East High School in Rochester has been selected as a participating school for Mission 11 to the International Space Station. Student researchers De’Aunte Johnson, Binti Mohamed, and Tailor Davis will have their experiment flown to the space station in June.

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Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

July 21, 2016

A $1.2 million Talent Search grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable academic services for upwards of 500 RCSD students each year via College Prep Centers at East High School and Vanguard Collegiate High School.

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New center to promote K-12 urban education success

New center to promote K-12 urban education success

June 3, 2016

Grounded in the University’s partnership with East High School, the Center for Urban Education Success will bring together the Warner School’s educational programs, community outreach, and research about urban schools, as well as the University’s work at East.

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East High’s first day marks a new era

East High’s first day marks a new era

September 8, 2015

Nearly all the school’s teachers, staff and administrators lined the entrance to the school Tuesday, the first day of school, to cheer the students on as they got off the bus.

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Changes at East High School

Changes at East High School

August 19, 2015

The students and parents that 13WHAM spoke with said that the U of R’s involvement is the big reason they wanted to attend East High School.

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East High teachers prepare for U of R takeover

East High teachers prepare for U of R takeover

July 1, 2015

The University of Rochester has officially taken over East High School. 195 teachers, many who are new to the school, are now preparing for their first school year as what many would call a grand experiment.

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Our school-reform quest

Our school-reform quest

May 26, 2015

In a unique partnership with the Rochester school district, the UR is about to take charge of East High School, which prevents the school from being closed due to its poor academic record. And I’m encouraged by comments that Steve Uebbing, the University of Rochester professor leading the East reform efforts.

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UR takeover of East nears

UR takeover of East nears

May 13, 2015

In a little over a month, the University of Rochester will be handed the keys, so to speak, to East High School. The State Education Department approved the UR-East deal last year in an attempt to turn around one of the state’s lowest performing schools.

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What the new East will and will not be

What the new East will and will not be

May 5, 2015

A year and a half ago, Warner School of Education Professor Stephen Uebbing had no idea he would be in charge of turning around a failing urban high school. Yet, come July 1st, Uebbing will be doing just that as he becomes the acting Superintendent of the “new” East High School.

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