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Nearly every school-aged child has access to a cell phone.  Information is today more readily available than ever before, but the ability to make sense out of that information remains a serious problem. more

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WESTPORT | Twenty-five years ago, the Parent and Teacher Organization (PTO) at Westport Central School resolved to foster a healthier, safer school environment, including ensuring schoolchildren access to healthy foods. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN |The fourth school merger committee meeting last week focused on transportation systems at Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools. more

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Tonight I witnessed a Congressional Debate. This week I’ve been witnessing a community debate. more

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ESSEX | A hazy morning mist was lifting in the long fields below Lakeside School. more

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WESTPORT | The first public meeting of the Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools Merger Committee is Aug. 23. more

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PLATTSBURGH — New York State Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) recently announced the start of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, an annual state-led effort to inspire children to read throughout the summertime. more

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PLATTSBURGH  —  The Plattsburgh City School District is moving forward with its plan to equip district schools with the latest technology. more

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“As the first member of my immediate family to graduate from college, I know how important higher education is to the future of our students, and of our nation” more

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PLATTSBURGH — The state is now accepting applications for the Excelsior Scholarship program designed to fill in the funding gaps at the state’s public colleges and universities. more

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PLATTSBURGH — A federally-funded program that provides services to high school students from low-income families has received nearly $1 million in federal funds. more

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PLATTSBURGH — State education officials visited SUNY Plattsburgh last week to hear comments on the latest draft of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). more

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I am writing to inform the communities of Westport, Lewis and Elizabethtown that the proposed merger between these two school districts has not been decided. more

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WESTPORT — Three 4-Hers represented the North Country at the 82nd Annual 4-H Capital Days in Albany. more

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Advisory committee of approximately 20 will work in stages to provide school boards and communities with a plan, coordinate by consultants more

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PLATTSBURGH — Tick tock. more

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PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh City Council on Thursday condemned the wave of racial incidents that have reportedly rippled across the country in the wake of last week’s presidential election. more

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SARANAC — Saranac Central School is the latest North Country public school district to benefit from a state initiative designed to boost classroom technology. more

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