federal funds http://wrvo.org en Senator wants federal money for Syracuse development http://wrvo.org/post/senator-wants-federal-money-syracuse-development <p>Senator Charles Schumer is hoping some federal dollars will help keep the Inner Harbor development project in Syracuse moving ahead.&nbsp; He's personally requesting that the federal Economic Development Administration approve a $2 million grant for the project. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 21:00:24 +0000 Ellen Abbott 29504 at http://wrvo.org Senator wants federal money for Syracuse development "Use It or Lose It" could cause Creekwalk funds slip away http://wrvo.org/post/use-it-or-lose-it-could-cause-creekwalk-funds-slip-away <p>The city of Syracuse could be penalized for coming in under-budget in the Creekwalk Project. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer was in Syracuse Tuesday and promised to try help cut through red tape. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:57:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26603 at http://wrvo.org "Use It or Lose It" could cause Creekwalk funds slip away No Child Left Behind waiver granted to New York state http://wrvo.org/post/no-child-left-behind-waiver-granted-new-york-state <p>New York state is now one of 19 states that has been granted a waiver that allows for more flexibility when it comes to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.</p><p>The change will let schools avoid a deadline requiring all students to be proficient in reading and math by 2014.&nbsp;</p><p>The Federal Education Department approved the waivers for New York and eight other states earlier this week. Other states won waivers earlier this year.</p><p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 21:08:33 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20266 at http://wrvo.org No Child Left Behind waiver granted to New York state