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  1. Playing at poverty is no gameRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Playing at poverty is no game Simulation shows what the daily struggle for many people is like. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1CeG9zL Just a guess, but people who live in poverty don't start the day with muffins, bagels and an array of fresh fruit.

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  2. Parents, please talk about Common CoreRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Parents, please talk about Common Core I have been surprised by the lack of conversation among parents about the upcoming Common Core State Tests. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1Ce03uY I have been known to consult other parents for their advice on many things - where do you buy your kid's shoes? who is your dentist? What schools are good in the area? Reaching out to others has made the complex job of parenting much more manageable.

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  3. Can intensive arts education close the achievement gap?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    A couple of weeks ago, I met with local charter school administrators about arts education in their schools and then... Can intensive arts education close the achievement gap? A couple of weeks ago, I met with local charter school administrators about arts education in their schools and then... Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1bsiZNR , a national conference on diversity in the arts, in Detroit. Since then, I have been reflecting on many of the topics that were explored at the conference and, frankly, struggling with where to start in a series of blogs that I plan to write on different facets of diversity in the arts.

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  4. 'Clean as you go' is the motto with endoscopesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    'Clean as you go' is the motto with endoscopes x Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1C5AYCg If you just stack the dishes next to the sink and say you'll get to them later, the gunk is going to be harder to get off by the time you get around to trying. And you may not get it all.

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  5. Charter schools begin to see suburban kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Charter schools begin to see suburban kids Charter schools in Rochester are seeing a growing number of suburban students. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1CbGGnz Suburban senior student Hannah Marshall of Gates and junior Halima Hussein work on a case study in a genetics unit during an advance placement biology class at Rochester Academy Charter School.

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  6. Last Call for Girls Only at Downstairs Cabaret Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    This is the final week of performances of GIRLS ONLY: THE SECRET COMEDY OF WOMEN at Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place, Brighton-Henrietta. The return engagement was extended based on popular demand, but will close March 29, 2015.

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  7. A little history in the remaking for RITRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    A little history in the remaking for RIT The Tigers are headed to the NCAA tournament for the second time in program history Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1HhtXzr If this feels a little like history in the remaking, it could very well be for the Rochester Institute of Technology hockey team. The Tigers are regional-bound after a 5-1 victory over Mercyhurst in the Atlantic Hockey championship game on Saturday night in downtown Rochester.

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  8. Atlantic Hockey, where being the No. 1seed is a curseRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Atlantic Hockey, where being the No. 1seed is a curse Since formation of the conference in 2003-04, the top seed has won playoffs just four times Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1CaSrKZ In horse racing, Saratoga Race Course is the Graveyard of Favorites.

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  9. "Alarming" childhood poverty rates plague upstate NY citiesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Over 50 percent of children living from cities from Buffalo to Newburgh are living below the federal poverty line, a report today from the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force showed. In some major upstate cities, the child poverty rates are as high as 73 percent; with almost 1 million children statewide living in poverty, the report said.

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  10. Undeniable root cause of poverty we don't like to discussRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Undeniable root cause of poverty we don't like to discuss A significant number of children in poverty who come from single-parent households. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1bg8c9c During the recent three- hour forum presenting the Rochester-Monroe County Anti-Poverty Task Force Initiative, there was an underlying theme that I could not ignore: the significant number of children in poverty who come from single-parent households.

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  11. The Undeniable Root Cause of Poverty we Don't Like to Talk AboutRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    The Undeniable Root Cause of Poverty we Don't Like to Talk About Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1MKSQHp During the recent three- hour forum presenting the Rochester-Monroe County Anti-Poverty Task Force Initiative, there was an underlying theme that I could not ignore: the significant number of children in poverty who come from single-parent households. It was a point made several times from different speakers, including those from REOC, the Rochester City School District, and Hillside.

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  12. Report: It's poverty, not teachers, to blame for failing schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Report: It's poverty, not teachers, to blame for failing schools Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1MKtNnF Students living in poverty are the reason schools are failing, not under-performing teachers, a new report released today by the union-backed Fiscal Policy Institute said. The report found that of the 178 state schools in 17 school districts across the state labeled as "failing schools," a majority of the students attending the schools lived in communities that were among the poorest in the state.

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  13. Cameras in the courtroom: The time is rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Some saw former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's arrest as a blow against Albany corruption. Some saw it as a possible end to heavy-handed control of the Assembly.

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  14. Roc City Roller DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Renee "Synthetic Delusion" Ast, Henrietta, center, uses a Rotties teammate to help lead the way as she works her way through a pack of Haters during the Roc City Roller Derby league practice Thursday in Greece. Roc City Roller Derby Renee "Synthetic Delusion" Ast, Henrietta, center, uses a Rotties teammate to help lead the way as she works her way through a pack of Haters during the Roc City Roller Derby league practice Thursday in Greece.

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  15. Rose Ayala's will to succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Rose Ayala's will to succeed Getting pregnant didn't derail MCC student's hopes of landing a basketball scholarship. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1MI4qTq Rose Ayala celebrates the last 3-pointer going in at the buzzer as she practices with the Monroe Community College women's basketball team Tuesday at the Brighton campus.

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  16. Arnold Palmer documentary to feature Brighton nativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Arnold Palmer documentary to feature Brighton native Holly Geoghegan first met the golf icon at the 1968 U.S. Open at Oak Hill Country Club. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1bdy99E Geoghegan first met the golf icon as a 10-year-old at the 1968 U.S. Open at Oak Hill.

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  17. Fashion Show to Benefit Golisano Children's HospitalRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Fashion Show to Benefit Golisano Children's Hospital Doors open at 7PM, the Fashion Show begins at 7:30PM Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1bbXYGW Fleet Feet Sports will be hosting its first ever Spring Fashion Show on Friday, March 20th at 7:30PM in the Gallery next to the Fleet Feet Sports @ the Culver Road Armory location - 155 Culver Road. This is a benefit for Golisano Children's Hospital.

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  18. Athena advances to boys basketball state final fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Athena advances to boys basketball state final four This time Trojans move past state regional round with 62-42 win over Williamsville South Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1MBDcOx Athena' s Brendon Wind protects the ball as Williamsville's Graham Dolan reaches for it in the fourth quarter at Gates Chili High School. Greece Athena vs. Williamsville South: Athena' s Luke Corona is on his way to the basket as Williamsville's Adam Edinger blocks him in the fourth quarter at Gates Chili High School.

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  19. Kiplangat Tisia wins Johnny's 5-mile race againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Kiplangat Tisia wins Johnny's 5-mile race again After spending the winter in his native Kenya, Tisia returned to win the race in 24:47. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1MBaNYM Runners take off in the Johnny's Runnin' O the Green five-mile race on Exchange Boulevard on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

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  20. Giving Back: How Philanthropy Enables InnovationRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Giving Back: How Philanthropy Enables Innovation Donations to the Institute of Data Science make a huge difference in keeping top talent. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1GzWLCW Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting Robin and Tim Wentworth - two Rochester natives, and graduates of Monroe Community College, who have made a $3 million commitment to establish the Robin and Tim Wentworth Directorship of the Institute for Data Science at the University of Rochester.

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