Hudson Valley http://wrvo.org en Academy wants to hijack kids' computer time for rocking out http://wrvo.org/post/academy-wants-hijack-kids-computer-time-rocking-out <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/B5SRqpWGlx8" width="445"></iframe></p><p>Some things are better taught outside the school system. That's Paul Green's theory on education.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Green isn’t a professional educator, but he’s made music education his life.</span></p><p>The 41-year-old is the founder and owner Paul Green Rock Academy where kids age 8 to 18 learn to rock.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:47:00 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 57578 at http://wrvo.org Closing the gender gap in STEM education http://wrvo.org/post/closing-gender-gap-stem-education <p>In the latest Innovation Trail report for <a href="http://nynow.org/" target="_blank">New York NOW</a>, we're taking a look at STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in the Capital Region. High-tech multinational companies have moved into the area and <a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/globalfoundries-announces-23-billion-expansion" target="_blank">they're hiring</a>. Meanwhile some local school districts are struggling with graduation rates around 50 percent. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:43:13 +0000 Marie Cusick 26475 at http://wrvo.org As New York's fracking decision nears, legal battles loom http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-fracking-decision-nears-legal-battles-loom <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>New York State is poised to issue its final plans for regulating hydrofracking. But even with a decision imminent, there’s no guarantee this controversy will die down.</p><p>Instead, the fight will likely head to the courts. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:11:33 +0000 Marie Cusick 25496 at http://wrvo.org As New York's fracking decision nears, legal battles loom