Feedback 6/21

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Landmark status for divinity school?

Months after officials at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School announced plans to sell the picturesque 24-acre campus to Top Capital of New York, there's a push to turn the site a city landmark. The matter is expected to go before a joint hearing of the city's Preservation and Planning boards on Wednesday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. in City Council chambers.

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Brighton schools go deep on garbage

The Brighton school district now has a policy on its books about cutting waste, but it's not referring to the kind of government waste many people fixate on. The policy is referring to refuse.

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Feedback 6/14

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Urban Action 6/14

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Schools can't do it all - no matter what we think

"What we know," Pedro Noguera told an audience of teachers, parents, and community members at East High School recently, "is that when poverty is concentrated, schools almost always fail." Almost always fail.

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Police-review leaders want change

Leaders of the Center for Dispute Settlement, which operates Rochester's current police oversight process, say they would support having a neutral, trained, outside investigator or agency handle investigations of civilian complaints against police involving shootings or personal injuries.

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Rochester, get ready to ride share

If all goes according to plan, Uber and Lyft will take to Rochester's streets starting June 29. That's the date ride sharing will become legal in New York, capping a multi-year legislative and public relations saga.

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RCSD eyes a neighborhood school

The Rochester school district is considering converting School 17 into a strictly neighborhood school. If that happens, this would be the first time in about 15 years that a city school would draw students solely from its immediate neighborhood.

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