Say Yes to Education http://wrvo.org en Say Yes to Education still working toward fiscal sustainability http://wrvo.org/post/say-yes-education-still-working-toward-fiscal-sustainability <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Say Yes to Education is slightly short of its goal to being independently financially sustainable six years after its start. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.sayyestoeducation.org/" target="_blank">Say Yes</a> is a national nonprofit that opened a chapter in the Syracuse school district in 2008. It offers a different strategy to improve urban education with a promise of free college tuition to graduating high school seniors. </span></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:12:03 +0000 Ryan Delaney 55001 at http://wrvo.org Say Yes to Education still working toward fiscal sustainability Former councilwoman McCarty shows support for mayoral candidate Pat Hogan http://wrvo.org/post/former-councilwoman-mccarty-shows-support-mayoral-candidate-pat-hogan <p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:50:37 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 43240 at http://wrvo.org Former councilwoman McCarty shows support for mayoral candidate Pat Hogan Syracuse mayoral candidate proposes education program for city http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-mayoral-candidate-proposes-education-program-city <p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:33:45 +0000 Ellen Abbott 42176 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse mayoral candidate proposes education program for city Say Yes to Education marks five years in Syracuse schools http://wrvo.org/post/say-yes-education-marks-five-years-syracuse-schools <p>Non-profit education initiative Say Yes to Education marked five years in the Syracuse school district by touting increases in college enrollment and adding some top schools to the program.</p><p>Say Yes entered Syracuse schools in 2009 with the goal of <a href="http://www.innovationtrail.org/post/say-yes-has-potential-improve-syracuses-economy" target="_blank">overhauling urban education</a> and increasing the city's chronically poor graduation rates. Syracuse was the first city-wide implementation of the program.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:08:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 39323 at http://wrvo.org Say Yes to Education marks five years in Syracuse schools Say Yes "has potential" to improve Syracuse's economy http://wrvo.org/post/say-yes-has-potential-improve-syracuses-economy <p>Instead of trying to have as much pre-college life fun as possible, or maybe earning some spending cash for the upcoming semester, one of group of college-bound Syracuse teens spent the summer months getting a head start on college. They were rewarded for their efforts during a small ceremony at Onondaga Community College (OCC), where the 29 students are currently hitting the books, with a small ceremony. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:03:01 +0000 Ryan Delaney 26468 at http://wrvo.org Say Yes "has potential" to improve Syracuse's economy