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We can’t let this week go by without mentioning the St. Lawrence County Fair in Gouverneur. It’s on through August 5th. I have fond memories of exhibiting at the Anoka County Fair in my home state, Minnesota. I was active...
The Watertown Daily Times is reporting that Planned Parenthood of the North Country New York recently lost $95,000 in Teenage Services Act funding from the state. That means the program to assist pregnant and parenting teenagers has been...
News stories tagged with "teens"
Dec 16, 2002 — The state board of regents says that despite the state's fiscal problems, New York needs to spend half a billion dollars more on its school children next year. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Dec 09, 2002 — With help from students at Paul Smith's College, the Adirondack Park Agency built an amphitheatre this year near its visitor Interpretive Center on campus. Now the organization needs a name for the building and is asking North Country students for their help. Jody Tosti 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
by Todd Moe
Oct 25, 2002 — This month marks the 30th anniversary of Clean Water Act, a milestone in our nation's efforts to protect water resources. To honor the 30-year anniversary of that legislation, communities in every state celebrated Nation Water Monitoring Day last week. It was an opportunity for everyone to learn how to help protect local waterways by becoming citizen monitors. Todd Moe tagged along as Canton High School students scrutinized the physical, chemical and biological aspects of a river in their backyard Go to full article
Oct 04, 2002 — A group called Dignity for All Students Coalition wants the state education department to ask students about instances of bullying. But Education Commissioner Richard Mills is refusing to include the questions in a survey distributed to school districts. Karen Dewitt has details. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Sep 26, 2002 — With help from the EPA, North Country Boy Scouts will spend time at summer camp next year learning about the ecosystems of the Adirondacks. A $5,000 grant from the EPA will allow troop leaders to create an interactive exhibit for younger campers to better understand their place in ecosystems. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Sep 16, 2002 — Summer camp season is over for another year. Thousands of kids visited the north country, learning about the outdoors--about literature--about computers. At the Adirondack Music Camp, in Schroon Lake, the focus was classical music. Teenagers from all over the world gathered around their passion for sound and rhythm. Brian Mann sends this audio postcard. Go to full article
Sep 05, 2002 — As school gets underway this week, children will bring home notes asking parents to form a partnership with the schools. As reasonable and natural as that may sound, commentator Jill Vaughan says there are barriers to a successful alliance. Go to full article