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I participated as an advisor on a spring break Habitat for Humanity trip to Goldsboro, North Carolina. The 15 students who chose to spend their break helping build houses, sleeping on a community center floor and eating a lot of peanut butter...
Washington County school officials are alarmed by the results of a 2012 substance abuse survey of 1,340 students from six county school districts, the Glens Falls Post-Star is reporting. The survey found that “nearly 21 percent of students...
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Feb 09, 2005 — SUNY Chancellor Bob King defended his plan to raise tuition gradually at public colleges each year. King was grilled by state lawmakers examining Governor Pataki's state budget plan. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
by Greg Warner
Feb 08, 2005 — Governor Pataki is proposing cuts to financial aid that would end funding assistance to some students for textbooks, food and rent. The change would affect over 1,000 students in the North Country. About 800 students will be converging on Albany today to lobby against the proposed HEOP funding cuts. Greg Warner spoke with some St. Lawrence University students who are making the trip. Go to full article
Feb 04, 2005 — A student group is asking Governor Pataki to make changes in his 30-day budget amendments to get rid of a tuition aid proposal that they say could cost poor students thousands of dollars. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Dec 30, 2004 — The Campaign for Fiscal Equity, the New York State School Boards Association and teachers unions are writing a bill that would change the way New York State distributes school aid. The state is under court order to send more aid to struggling students in New York City. Karen DeWitt updates the school aid distribution case. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Sep 28, 2004 — A "rock the vote" campaign is underway on state university campuses across New York. The idea is to register thousands of students to vote in this November's election before the upcoming voter registration deadline on October 8th. SUNY-Potsdam plans a panel discussion on women's issues and civic engagement next week. Thursday night, the Mass Communications Honorary at Plattsburgh State will host the college's first ever "Debate Watch". Martha Foley talks with Donald McCann, a student at Plattsburgh and president of the honor society. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Sep 28, 2004 — Concern is rising that college students will be turned away when they try to register to vote in their college community. Jennifer Weiser of the N-Y-U Law School says there have been incidents in five or six places where students have been denied the right to register in their college communities. Go to full article
Jan 20, 2003 — The State University of New York Board of Trustees has recommended that tuition be raised by 41 percent next year. The change could mean that tuition will increase to as much as $4800 a year at some four-year colleges and universities. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Dec 12, 2002 — The state's business lobby says it's in favor of tuition increases for students at New York's public colleges. That stance has angered some students at the State University of New York. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Dec 05, 2002 — The group that's suing the state over inequitable school-aid funding has now commissioned a study to find out just how much New York state should be spending on every school child in the state. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Nov 08, 2002 — School superintendents across the state are sending letters with their students' College applications, asking admissions officers to ignore a test result. Jody Tosti has more on the story. Go to full article