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In the News

Media coverage of Albany's public schools
Don't always have time to keep up with the news? You can follow the links below to check out media coverage of Albany's public schools in 2018-19 and in past years.


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  • On Nov. 26, WRGB/Ch. 6 featured a story about Schuyler Achievement Academy being one of four City School District of Albany elementary schools to receive new winter coats in the 2018 "Cash for Coats" fundraising drive.

  • The University at Albany recently highlighted a unique partnership it has with students at Arbor Hill Elementary School. Check out the article here.


  • A Times Union blog about Pine Hills reported on Oct. 26 about the City of Albany's Cash for Coats drive that raises money for coats for City School District of Albany children.

  • During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, both WNYT/Ch. 13 and WRGB/Ch. 6 visited Abrookin Career and Technical Center's cosmetology classroom to highlight the amazing and generous work Albany High School students are doing to support women who are undergoing cancer treatment.


  • Check out this WNYT/Ch. 13 story about the "clap-in" that started the day at Albany School of Humanities (ASH) on Sept. 28. All City School District of Albany schools planned "clap-ins" early in the school year to let their students know they are supported each and every day.

  • The Times Union included positive steps the City School District of Albany is taking to improve student attendance in a Sept. 19 story about a statewide report New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNaploi issued on absenteeism.

  • Spectrum News/Ch. 9 and WNYT/Ch. 13 reported on the "Dads Take Your Child to School Day" activities at North Albany Academy on Sept. 18. All of the City School District of Albany's elementary and middle schools honored the important role men play in students' education as the district celebrated its 10th anniversary of participation in the national event.

  • Check out the Sept. 18 Times Union coverage of the Albany High School boys' soccer team's 1-0 win at home against perennial Suburban Conference power Shenendehowa the previous night. After the win, the Falcons were 5-1 and ranked No. 17 among the state's Class AA schools.

  • Check out this Sept. 15 Times Union letter to the editor commending the Albany High School staff for creating a supportive atmosphere for students and a positive start to the school year.


  • The Times Union featured Albany High School's Online Success Program and Apex Learning credit-recovery program in an Aug. 15 article. 

  • The Aug. 2 Times Union included a brief story and photo that included Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams' participation in the Heart of Love 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament held at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School on July 28.

  • The Aug. 2 Times Union included photos from the City School District of Albany's seventh annual Summer Celebration and Safety Day, held July 21 at Krank Park (photos not available online).


  • WTEN/Ch. 10 covered a July 6 celebration of the Summer Food Service Program in the City School District of Albany, with former New York Jets fullback Tony Robinson as a special guest.

You also can check out media coverage of Albany's public schools in past years at the following links:

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