Corning http://wrvo.org en Southern Tier school district first in state to ditch Common Core http://wrvo.org/post/southern-tier-school-district-first-state-ditch-common-core <p></p><p>Board members of the Corning-Painted Post School District voted last week to step out on its own. Beginning next year, the district will no longer be using the state designed curriculum.</p><p>Michael Ginalski, Superintendent of the Corning-Painted Post School District, says the roll-out of Common Core was flawed from the beginning. “What we were trying to do was change the tire on a car while the car was still running with this initiative,” he said.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:10:12 +0000 Matt Martin 50974 at http://wrvo.org Southern Tier school district first in state to ditch Common Core Antimicrobial glass for smart devices created upstate http://wrvo.org/post/antimicrobial-glass-smart-devices-created-upstate <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></p><p>Upstate glass manufacturer Corning Inc. has developed the first <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egU8GLD7MG8&amp;list=UUGyKit14usd5PNw_nZ-8gKQ&amp;feature=c4-overview" target="_blank">antimicrobial glass </a>for our proliferating smart devices, lap tops, and TVs. The glass is more resistant to bacteria but, doubts are emerging about the benefits of antibacterial products.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:37:42 +0000 Kate O'Connell 50337 at http://wrvo.org Antimicrobial glass for smart devices created upstate