For the third consecutive year, the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM) designated Queensbury Union Free School District as a “Best Community for Music Education"... click headline for more.
The Queensbury Board of Education has adopted a $56,724,270 school budget proposal for the 2015-16 school year that maintains current programs and services. Voters will consider the proposal on Tuesday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Queensbury Elementary School Gymnasium, 431 Aviation Rd... click headline for more.
Law enforcement officers will be out in full force aboard school buses and in marked and unmarked vehicles in Queensbury and throughout the state as part of Operation Safe Stop on Thursday, April 16... click headline for more.
April marks the 30th anniversary celebration of School Library Month. Those 30 years have redefined the role of school libraries and school librarian/media specialists thanks to technology and new learning standards… click headline for more.
After an unusual state budget process, legislators are requiring that school districts retool their teacher evaluation plans – known as the Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) – under a new set of undetermined rules... click headline for more.
The budget picture for schools has become clearer with legislators’ passage of a state budget in which Queensbury Union Free School District will see an increase of $833,562... click headline for more.
In January, the New York State Board of Regents approved a strategic plan to enhance science instruction for students in grades K-12. The state plan outlines goals and objectives for science curriculum, professional development, assessments and more... click headline for more.
District leaders must tackle an unusual challenge as they develop a 2015-16 school budget proposal because the governor released an executive budget proposal without the language necessary to create state aid runs... click headline for more.
At its January meeting, the Board of Regents approved regulations that will allow New York’s students to choose from among multiple pathways to graduation, including a career and technical education (CTE) pathway. Up until now, students had to take five Regents exams to graduate. Now, school districts may offer a “4+1” graduation option... click headline for more.
According to language in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget bill, if the New York State Legislature does not enact the education "reforms" the governor outlined in his recent budget address, districts will not receive any state aid greater than their 2014-15 amount for each of the next two years... click headline for more.