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Time is Running Out for this Local Grant Opportunity!

Time is Running Out for this Local Grant Opportunity!

School is in session! We know teachers across Hudson Valley have been busy preparing for the fall season and adapting to changing state and local guidance. As some students refill hallways and others opt for virtual courses, kids are busy navigating new classes, and teachers are settling into their new
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Act Now Don't Miss this Local Grant Funding Opportunity

Act Now: Don’t Miss this Local Grant Funding Opportunity!

As we quickly approach the upcoming academic school year, teachers across Hudson Valley are busy preparing for the fall. In mere weeks, students will begin spilling into the hallways, navigating their new classes, and breaking out their fresh supplies to jot down the lesson plans that will shape their school
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Millions in Funding Headed to NY Libraries

Millions in Funding Headed to NY Libraries

More than $6.2 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds are available to help libraries and other cultural institutions across the state, State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced just last week. The federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded the ARPA funds to the New
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School’s Out for Summer, but are you Staying Connected?

School’s Out for Summer, but are you Staying Connected?

It’s the start of summer, and you know what that means! Your staff has officially survived one of the craziest and most challenging years educators have faced in modern history. Sure, there were probably some tears (and not just from the students) but there was also a lot of flexibility,
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Does Your School Need a Diversity & Inclusion Task Force?

Does Your School Need a Diversity & Inclusion Task Force?

The past year represented a cultural reckoning across America. From socioeconomic inequality to racial, and gender disparities, it’s clear there’s work to be done to truly embrace diversity and inclusion throughout the country. There’s probably no better place to start than within our school districts and our classrooms. Teachers have
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Post-Pandemic School Trend Tracker

Post-Pandemic School Trend Tracker

Over the past several years, the homeschool population had been growing at an estimated 2% to 8% annually, but no one anticipated the explosion of remote learning that came with the pandemic. Whether you are an administrator, a teacher, a parent, a student, or some combination of those roles, there
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NY Announces Vaccine Mandate for Suny, Cuny Students

NY Announces Vaccine Mandate for Suny, Cuny Students

Earlier this week, Governor Cuomo announced the SUNY and CUNY boards will require proof of vaccination for all students attending in-person classes this fall, and encouraged all private universities and colleges to adopt the same guidelines. According to the Governor’s office, 1.1 million doses have been administered over the past seven days. Many
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Trade School Trends

Trade School Trends

Over a year into the coronavirus crisis, many high school seniors have dramatically changed their expectations about the future. A recent survey of high school students found that the likelihood of attending a four-year school sank nearly 20% in the last eight months — down to 53%, from 71%, according to
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Map of Qualified Census Tracts (QCTs)

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