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Cohoes City School District community mourns sudden loss of special education teacher

The Cohoes City School District community is mourning the loss of a dedicated educator and friend. Van Schaick Grade School Special Education Teacher Lisa Ashworth passed away unexpectedly last week, during the spring recess.  read the full story>>

Budget development update: District looks to reduce spending, stay within tax “cap”

The Cohoes Board of Education continued its formal budget development process on Wednesday night with a look at the district’s state aid runs from the adopted 2014-15 state budget, and a presentation of the district’s proposed school budget  read the full story>>

Changes ahead for schools in adopted state budget

Aid restored in the recently adopted state budget will lessen, but not end the financial challenges for public schools. In 2014-15, Cohoes City Schools will regain $201,992 of $1,076,120 in state aid lost to the gap elimination adjustment. The New York state budget also includes funding to launch new education initiatives [...]  read the full story>>

Deputy Commissioner Ken Slentz visits Cohoes Middle School classrooms

New York State Education Department Deputy Commissioner Ken Slentz paid a visit to Cohoes Middle School on Friday, March 28, to observe Common Core lessons in the classroom, and meet with students and teachers, building and district administrators, and members of the Board of Education. read the full story>>