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.

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.

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.

Deeper cuts for Utica Schools if sequester goes into effect

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Potential staff cuts for next year were a topic at the Utica School Board meeting Tuesday night, with the possibility of the looming sequester making cuts even more drastic.