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16 School Districts in NY are Stressed Out

Sixteen school districts were designated to be in some level of fiscal stress according to New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System for the school year (SY) ending June 30, 2023, up from 14 districts in fiscal stress the prior year. This number is well below the 33 designated in stress in […]


Columbia Business School Opens New Manhattanville Campus

NEW YORK – Columbia Business School has officially moved to its new home in Manhattanville as it welcomes students for the spring semester. The Manhattanville campus represents Columbia University’s largest expansion in over 100 years and underscores Columbia Business School’s role in reimagining the future of business education. Designed by world-renowned architecture firm Diller Scofidio […]

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Touro College to Build Campus in Times Square

NEW YORK — Touro College and University System, one of the nation’s leading non-profit Jewish higher education institutions, wants to build a new 243,305 square-foot campus at 3 Times Square. [Photo Above: Rendering of 3 Times Square and Touro campus.] The Midtown skyscraper for 3 Times Square is located on Seventh Avenue between 42nd and 43rd […]

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Cornell Renames Hotel School Following $50 Million Donation

Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration is getting a new name after receiving a $50 million gift from alumni Peter Nolan ’80, MBA ’82, and his wife Stephanie Nolan ’84. (Photo above: Stephanie Nolan and husband Peter Nolan at their home in Trumansburg, NY along Cayuga Lake. [Photo by Jason Koski/Cornell University]) The donation will […]


Syracuse Offering Cannabis Classes Online

SYRACUSE —  Syracuse University is partnering with Green Flower to offer non-credit certificates in Cannabis Education. Each online program includes three, 8-week fully online courses. Programs will cover the Business of Cannabis, Agriculture and Horticulture, Law and Policy and Healthcare and Medicine. These certificates will complement existing credentials and advance the knowledge and practice of cannabis […]

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Amazon Donates $1.75 Million for New Tech School in Syracuse

Internet giant announced it will donate $1.75 million toward a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) high school in Onondaga County in Upstate New York. The STEAM school project, which is currently being called STEAM at Syracuse Central, is a joint effort from the City of Syracuse, the Syracuse City School District, […]

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Cornell Receives $100 Million Donation From Ann Bowers

Cornell University in Ithaca, NY announced it has a received a $100 million-plus donation from alumnus Ann S. Bowers ’59 that will create a new College of Computing and Information Science (CIS) in her name. (Photo above: Ann Bowers at a Cornell event in 2017. Cornell Chronicle) The exact amount of the donation wasn’t released […]

Government Schools

Summer Schools in NY Will Stay Online

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced summer school in NY will be conducted through distance learning this year to help reduce the risk of coronavirus. Meal programs and child care services for essential employees will continue. School districts must also develop a plan for students with disabilities who participate in extended summer school year programs over the […]

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US News Releases List of Top High Schools

U.S. News & World Report, which used to publish a weekly news magazine but now specializes in rankings and consumer advice, has revealed its list of the 2020 Best High Schools. This expansive edition ranks more schools across America than ever before, evaluating more than 17,700 public high schools on how well they serve all […]