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SUNY Oneonta celebrates 125 years

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The 125th anniversary of SUNY Oneonta is bringing students, faculty and alumni together, loading up on red swag, painting hair and dressing in red dragon costumes. Read more »

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Slight rise in state tests scores based on Common Core

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The New York State Department of Education released the 2014 test assessments based on the Common Core Thursday, showing a slight increase from last year's low scores that caused an uproar. Read More »

Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Utica school district to enforce mandatory kindergarten

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- If you live in the city of Utica plan on strapping a backpack on your five year old this fall. Gov. Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday giving the school district legal grounds to enforce mandatory kindergarten. Read More »

Lawmakers pass bill protecting teachers from high-stakes test scores

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Teachers say they weren't given enough time to roll out the Common Core curriculum and many grew anxious knowing if their students scored poorly on the state assessments, they themselves would face consequences. Read More »

Hurting district shows Albany lack of state funding effects firsthand

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Sen. James Seward says hello to a librarian that's been knocked down to part time and walks through empty classrooms meant for programs and teachers that no longer exist. Read More »

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