Tag: Rochester City School District
At the end of the school year, districts often send reading lists home with their students in the hopes of combating “summer slide,” the literacy loss experienced during the long break that hits low-income students particularly hard. But a Medical Center study shows these programs can be more effective with only a small tweak: Let the kids choose the books.
More than 80 Rochester high school students will attend the two-day Teen Health and Success Conference on River Campus to focus on developing strategies for successful employment and crafting a statement about career aspirations and future goals.
The most common chronic childhood illness, asthma affects an estimated 1 in 10 children and teenagers in the United States. Low-income and minority youth develop asthma even more often.
After months of uncertainty about the struggling school’s survival, the plan for a foundational reboot of Rochester’s East High School came into less fuzzy focus Monday. It also sparked some nettlesome questions. The University of Rochester’s ambitious 64-page proposal to take the reins at East is a milestone that should not be marginalized. Such a deep partnership between public and private is remarkable.
At the request of the Rochester City School Board, the University has submitted a plan intended to administer East High School, the largest high school in Rochester which is on the verge of being closed by the State because of inadequate performance.
ince its launch at the University in 2007, more than 70 City graduates have taken advantage of the program, which guarantees any graduate of City high schools at least $100,000 in sponsored scholarships.