Oswego, NY – Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye will take over the investigations into Gov. Paterson's alleged misconduct. We also take a look at Syracuse's crumbling buildings in the wake of the building next to I-81 that's at risk of collapsing.
Oswego, NY – A local private college said it would no longer consider whether applicants could afford tuition when deciding which students to accept.
Hamilton College said it is fulfilling a priority in adopting the new need-blind admissions policy. The college said it has received $2.5 million in pledges from trustees to cover tuition for students who can not afford it.
Oswego, NY – Advocates for publicly owned power are hoping they have an ally in the new administration in Syracuse.
The Public Power Coalition in central New York said it met with Syracuse University development law experts, as well as power companies like the New York Power Authority. Now it is offering a written proposal for what it says would be cheap public power in Syracuse.
Oswego, NY – The New York State Board of Regents backed away from a plan to save money by eliminating most regents exams. As its two-day meeting ended yesterday, Regents officials said they would study the issue.
The Regents released new numbers on graduation rates across the state.
Nearly 3 out of 4 students who started school in 2005 managed to graduate by the end of the summer 4 years later.
More students are taking 5 or even 6 years to get a high school diploma, and that is raising the overall graduation rate too.