The power of longevity

Adam Urbanski, president of the Rochester Teachers Association, has outlasted roughly a dozen superintendents of the Rochester City School District. While some blame him for staying too long and hindering progress, others hesitate to pin all the district’s woes on him.

Is he the real RCSD superintendent?

Rochester Teachers Association President Adam Urbanski has consistently been in the crosshairs of the Rochester City School District’s fiercest critics. How did he get there?

Janus v. AFSCME: What now?

The Janus decision concludes that requiring an agency fee that supports collective bargaining is compelled speech and a violation of the First Amendment. What now?

Rochester: STEM City, USA (and Arts too!)

While few would dispute the importance of creating and attracting STEM graduates, some argue that solely measuring STEM degrees represents an incomplete way to take the measure of the growth and vibrancy of a city.