education

New York News
11:22 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress Report: Enrollment Decline, School Closures

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released a discussion brief analyzing how solid the region's educational infrastructure is for the decade to come... Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has details

The report, titled "Closed Schools, Open Minds: Hudson Valley's School Enrollment Dilemma and Opportunities for Adaptive Reuse" looks into the dilemma school districts all over the Valley are facing: declining enrollment rates.

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New England News
3:55 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Public Housing Agency Promotes Family Self-sufficiency

SHA Robinson Gardens apartments , Springfield MA
WAMC

Helping people help themselves to someday leave public housing was the goal of a conference Wednesday sponsored by the public housing authority in Springfield Massachusetts.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

    Every parent seeks a better life for their children was the motivational message aimed at more than 100 mostly young parents who attended today’s conference, some with their children in tow.

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The Roundtable
11:57 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Jeff Berman - Death Education in the Writing Classroom

Jeff Berman

WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Dr. Jeffrey Berman, a distinguished teaching professor of English at the University at Albany and the author of Death Education in the Writing Classroom.

 

 

The Roundtable
12:45 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

Music Education

David Alan Miller, Meastro of The Albany Symphony Orchestra, joins us to talk about music education.

The Roundtable
3:07 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

IS183's Buckaroo Bollywood Ball

Joe Donahue speaks with Hope Sullivan about IS183 Gala, the Buckaroo Bollywood Ball.

Education
4:49 am
Wed December 17, 2008

Education and Autistic Children

Berkshires and Southern Vermont – According to the Autism Research Institute, one in 150 children are diagnosed with autism. WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports on what happens when these children enter into the education system

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Education
4:39 pm
Fri September 19, 2003

Charter Schools Given Boost

North Adams, MA – In the face of mostly bad news about school funding cuts, state charter schools heard some good news yesterday when US education officials awarded a $6 million dollar grant. It could affect a controversial Berkshires school set to open next year, as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports.

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Education
4:58 pm
Fri July 11, 2003

BART Moves Forward

North Adams, MA – Plans for the new Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter School are moving forward in anticipation of its opening in September 2004. Berkshire Bureau Chief Arlen Cellana sat down with some of the school's board members to find out where they are in the planning stages.

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