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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Three Warren County supervisors were among about 150 county politicians participating in a meeting with U.S. government officials in Washington D.C. last month. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | A group of local residents are interested in forming a North Creek chapter of Riverkeeper, an international group that works to protect local waterways and drinking water. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Two critics of how the State of Vermont reports its 2017 results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium student tests cite murky terminology, and difficult state-to-state comparisons, when it comes to explaining the data... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The second in a series of merger study meetings pulled the Westport/Elizabethtown-Lewis Central review committee together last Wednesday. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — While the final numbers aren’t in, early figures reveal fewer students are participating in the opt-out movement against standardized testing. Read more

The Sun

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NEWCOMB — The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation recently awarded the Adirondack Curriculum Project (ACP) a grant for the sixth annual Adirondack Day for students and their teachers who use the Adirondacks to meet NYS Learning Standards. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH – Support from teachers will lead to increased funds, campaign resources for state Assembly candidate seeking Duprey’s seat Read more

The Sun

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It’s Year 2 of the Smarter Balanced Assessments tests in Vermont—more or less. Read more

Editorials

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MORIAH -- Moriah Elementary School instructor Emmett Hoops is in Albany this summer serving on a state committee revising educational standards. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — An experienced curriculum and grant-writing administrator has joined the Sentinel team. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Whitehall school board announced this week they have chosen Patrick Dee as their district’s new Superintendent of Schools. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY — Educational reform was the main topic discussed during U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik’s visit to Moriah Central School March 18. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A controversial policy that has vexed North Country educators for the past decade may soon be a thing of the past. Read more

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ALBANY — Pension forfeiture, tax reform, broadband top lawmaker wish list for 2016 Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Central School District has been recognized for their outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education designation by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. Read more

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