Reports suggest that the New York State Board of Regents and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren support a state takeover of the Rochester City School District. The May 13 Beacon education forum discussed specific proposals that could be solutions to the district’s woes. What do you think of these ideas? Participate in a survey.
The city’s proposed comprehensive plan aims for increased economic development, infrastructure improvements, and greater economic and social equality. Its predecessor also had lofty goals; only some were achieved.
Overshadowed by a 114-count criminal complaint, SEC charges filed against Rochester’s most prominent real estate developer allege he defrauded hundreds of retail investors, including many area residents.
A Rochester Beacon forum this week on ways to fix the city schools drew a packed house. “There are no silver bullets,” keynote speaker Christopher Cerf said. “The key is implementing 100 one percent solutions.”