Superintendent Terry Dade continued his push for a revamp of the Rochester City School District’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program on Monday. Some Rochester Board of Education members say the board is split on Supt. Terry Dade’s plan to take over 60...
Local child care leaders say they're feeling the strain, saying that Monroe County and the City of Rochester face a lack of affordable care options for young kids.
The proposed restructuring of the RCSD’s preschool program will close high-quality community-based centers (CBOs)... in a new plan that hurts families hurts families and fails to demonstrate the promised savings.
We all want quality child care but it is a struggle to hire and retain quality staff when you offer low wages. Therefore, the turnover. Child care employees are dedicated and hard working but are not honored with adequate...
The Children's Agenda offered a 'teach-in' that discussed what caused the budget crisis. It says misreporting of numbers caused it.
On Thursday afternoon, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced three new enhancements to the county’s childcare subsidy program. The enhancements include a reduction in the parent fee percentage for subsidized child care to 20%, the development of childcare
Dozens of parents and community members came together Thursday to learn more about the financial crisis facing the Rochester City School District. Two community organizations - Roc the Future and The Children’s Agenda - teamed up for a forum on...
Monroe County has made enhancements to the child care subsidy program in an effort to ensure working parents have access to vital programs.
Making Sense of the RCSD budget: Hosted by The Children's Agenda and ROC the Future. 5.30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Rochester Educational Opportunity Center, 161 Chestnut St., Rochester
The session is an opportunity to learn more about the district’s budget crisis by discussing its causes, how decisions about money are made, how parents can influence the district’s budget and outlining what is likely to happen next.