Poughkeepsie High School Refuses to Give Up
High turnover, low funding, and the pandemic have hampered the city’s only public high school. But the narrative is changing.
Two Years Into the Pandemic, Here’s Why I’m Still Paying Attention
There’s still so much we can do to protect each other.
Overwhelmed by Omicron: Stories from the Pandemic’s Third Wave
We talked to people around the Hudson Valley and Catskills about their experiences with the latest COVID-19 surge.
SUNY New Paltz Black Studies Department Protests Sojourner Truth Statue on Campus
A new memorial to the historically significant abolitionist was set to be installed at the Sojourner Truth Library this fall. Why is it receiving pushback from faculty?
Why Going Back to School Feels Like Surrendering Shelter
Tensions over masks and vaccines have complicated the return of in-person learning.
Disputes Over Federal Relief Funds Reflect Longstanding Tensions Within KCSD
Parents and teachers are frustrated with the Kingston school district’s response to COVID-19, and its track record on community involvement and equity.
Why Don’t More New Yorkers Know What Happened in the Holocaust?
A new study of young adults reveals troubling misbeliefs and knowledge gaps, at a time of rising antisemitism and white nationalism.
‘Swept Downstream’: On a Year of Education During the Pandemic
We all came together around shared experiences early on, but the reality of remote learning—and the isolation, technical difficulties, and frustrations it brings—has made high school much harder.
Coronavirus Roundup: State Teachers Sue to Prevent Education Cuts
All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16.
How Three Families Are Navigating the Back-to-School Process
The pandemic forced parents to juggle work schedules and take on educational roles they could have never imagined. Now they’ll have to do it again.
Coronavirus Roundup: College Outbreaks Prompt New Guidance
All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28.
Why Is American Education Declining?
A decade after Common Core was implemented, sobering new results indicate that students aren’t faring better.