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ELIZABETHTOWN | Voters of the new consolidated Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central School District will head the polls Jan. 29 to select a new school board. more

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WESTPORT | Voters have decided Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central schools are better together. more

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Pete DeMola

WESTPORT | A new report from a Westport Central School task force presents a bleak forecast for the district’s future. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Voters head to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether to consolidate a pair of neighboring school districts in the eastern Adirondacks. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Forum discussion Monday night brought expertise and insight to ongoing merger review for Westport Central School (WCS) and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS) communities. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Sun Community News & Printing will host a community forum to discuss next steps for the proposed merger process between Westport Central School and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School on Monday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. ... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Residents of Westport Central (WCS) and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS) districts are preparing for a final merger vote. more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | A day after Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central voters approved one of the two merger votes, ELCS reviewed exit poll data and discussed preliminary next steps in the formal centralization review process. more

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WESTPORT | District officials are surveying the landscape following a straw poll vote last week that paved the way for a merger between Elizabethtown-Lewis Central (ELCS) and Westport Central (WCS). more

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Keith Lobdell

WESTPORT | Voters at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School and Westport Central have approved the first of two votes determining if the two school districts should merge. more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | Questions from the audience at The Sun’s forum to discuss a proposed merger between two neighboring school districts were provocative and looked to clear up several conflicting issues. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District has been directed by the state Comptroller’s Office to step up the amount of physical education (PE) time its students receive on a weekly basis. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Sun Community News will host a community forum to discuss the proposed merger of Westport Central School (WCS) and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS). more

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By Pete DeMola

WESTPORT | Voters at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central have reached a decisive moment that will chart their future trajectory for generations. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | As students prepare to return to their classrooms this fall, school districts across the region are working with counties to determine how to fund armed school resource officers. more

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WILLSBORO | Seven libraries around the region will receive money from the state for building construction and rehabilitation projects. more

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PORT HENRY | Seven libraries around the region will receive money from the state for building construction and rehabilitation projects. more

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PLATTSBURGH | In an effort to secure full state funding amidst low enrollment numbers, the Plattsburgh City School District (PCSD) is weighing a proposal to convert the district’s two part-time universal pre-K programs to a new hybrid model. more

The Sun

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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    Joe Gilchrist

    Joe Gilchrist, Coordinator of Education Management, NYS Department of Education

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