The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have announced that Troy City School District Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Donna Watson has been offered a Fulbright Leaders for Global Schools Program grant. Dr. Watson will travel to Finland for 10 days in March for an immersive look at the country’s public schools. Finland’s education system is considered to be one of the best in the world.
The best Mother’s Day present is to share a career passion with their son or daughter. Seven mothers in the Troy school district get to experience that every day as educators working in the same district as their children. Click the link above to read the article by NYSUT.
Students in the Alternative Learning Program at School 12 in Troy received some positive advice from a special visitor Thursday afternoon. Matt Breida, a running back with the San Francisco 49ers, spoke to students about making smart choices and valuing their education.
The My Brother’s Keeper program at School 12 aims to improve academic performance as well as to reduce disciplinary action for young men. Through mentors and incentives, students are learning about citizenship and character, while improving their grades.