utica city school district http://wrvo.org en Utica School District to use state grant to expand school day http://wrvo.org/post/utica-school-district-use-state-grant-expand-school-day <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Utica City School District received more than $4 million from the state to increase the number of hours kids are in school during the year, in an effort to increase the district's Common Core test scores. But the district still has to make a lot of decisions before starting the program.</span></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:47:48 +0000 Gino Geruntino 58741 at http://wrvo.org Utica School District to use state grant to expand school day Charter school application sparks debate in Utica http://wrvo.org/post/charter-school-application-sparks-debate-utica <p></p><p>Concern is once again rising in the cash-strapped Utica City School District as the state mulls over the possibility of allowing another charter school to open.</p><p>A group led by Christina Johnson, an educator and local resident, applied to the SUNY Charter Schools Institute earlier this year to establish the Mohawk Valley Community Charter School within the Utica School District to serve elementary-aged children.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 11:29:11 +0000 Gino Geruntino 55357 at http://wrvo.org Charter school application sparks debate in Utica Utica City School District discusses layoffs to help balance budget http://wrvo.org/post/utica-city-school-district-discusses-layoffs-help-balance-budget <p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:46:35 +0000 Gino Geruntino 52928 at http://wrvo.org Utica City School District discusses layoffs to help balance budget New York schools optimistic that next year's Common Core tests will improve http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-schools-optimistic-next-years-common-core-tests-will-improve <p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 10:47:11 +0000 Gino Geruntino 43297 at http://wrvo.org