Baldwinsville http://wrvo.org en More school spending doesn't always mean fiscal efficiency http://wrvo.org/post/more-school-spending-doesnt-always-mean-fiscal-efficiency <p></p><p>At the&nbsp;Baldwinsville&nbsp;School District’s administrative office, Superintendent David Hamilton works from an office filled with reclaimed furniture. He says a fancy office chair doesn’t help teach students biology.</p><p>Hamilton says that sort of frugality is what helped&nbsp;Baldwinsville&nbsp;score one of the best “bang for the buck” ratings in a recent report by the Center for American Progress. It ranked high on a spending to test score ratio.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:32:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 59543 at http://wrvo.org More school spending doesn't always mean fiscal efficiency Erie Canal opens for 190th season, as commercial shipping returns http://wrvo.org/post/erie-canal-opens-190th-season-commercial-shipping-returns <p></p><p>The Erie Canal and New York's smaller waterways are open for their&nbsp;190th&nbsp;consecutive season connecting New York Harbor with the Great Lakes and other points west and north.</p><p>The 524 miles of waterways drove the rise of upstate New York's cities two centuries ago.&nbsp;<a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/barge-traffic-increases-along-erie-canal-thanks-canada" target="_blank">Now, the canal</a>&nbsp;is mostly a tourism and recreation path.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 10:14:32 +0000 Ryan Delaney 55426 at http://wrvo.org Erie Canal opens for 190th season, as commercial shipping returns Educators air concerns about Common Core standards in another forum http://wrvo.org/post/educators-air-concerns-about-common-core-standards-another-forum <p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:27:42 +0000 Ellen Abbott 47372 at http://wrvo.org Educators air concerns about Common Core standards in another forum Baldwinsville post office dedicated in honor of fallen Marine http://wrvo.org/post/baldwinsville-post-office-dedicated-honor-fallen-marine <p>The post office in Baldwinsville is now named for a fallen Marine born and raised in the town. On Monday, a ceremony was held to dedicate the building. Tue, 14 May 2013 12:51:05 +0000 Ryan Delaney 37777 at http://wrvo.org Baldwinsville post office dedicated in honor of fallen Marine