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Coverage of East EPO Partnership

2018

Democrat & Chronicle (June 29), "University of Rochester Remains Committed to Community

WROC-TV (June 23), "East High School Graduating Class Reaches Goal

Spectrum News (June 23), "Graduates Discuss Challenges Leading Up to Graduation"

13WHAM-TV (June 19), "East High Graduates Celebrate Milestone Graduation

Democrat & Chronicle (June 15), "How an RCSD School Raised Its Graduation Rate by 20 Points in Three Years With Innovation"

Spectrum News (June 13), "East High School Triples Graduation Rate After U of R Partnership"

Spectrum News (May 16), "'It Can Wait' Campaign Steers Students Away From Distracted Driving"

Democrat & Chronicle (May 16), "Homeless Students Face Challenges in the Classroom

WROC-TV (May 16), "Virtual Reality Car Crash Shows East High Students the Dangers of Distracted Driving"

13WHAM-TV (May 16), "VR Simulator Shows East High Students Distracted Driving Dangers"

Democrat & Chronicle (May 6), "East High Student With Mom in Prison to Graduate: 'I Want to be More'"

Spectrum News (March 9), "Upstander Program Seeks to Help Students Combat Cyberbullying"

WROC-TV (March 9), "East High Program Encourages Students to Stop

WXXI News (Feb. 27), "East High Officials Credit Protocols and Procedures After Alleged Threat

Spectrum News (Feb. 26), "East High School Takes Extra Precaution After Social Media Threat"

2017

City Newspaper (Nov. 15), "East Students Find that Friendship is Round

WXXI News (Sept. 28), "East H.S. Officials Update the Community on the UR Partnership"

Spectrum News (Sept. 28), "Improvements at East Schools Touted

Democrat & Chronicle (Aug. 15), "East High Students Put Science Project Into Orbit"
 
Spectrum News
(Aug. 14),
"3 East High Students Celebrated for Work on Space X Rocket"

WXXI News (Aug. 14), "East High Student Experiment Blasts Off into Space"

WHEC-TV (Aug. 14), "East High Students' Experiment Taken to International Space Station"

13WHAM-TV (Aug. 14), "East HS Experiment Traveling on Space X Rocket to ISS"

WROC-TV (Aug. 14), "East High School Students Watch Their Project Launch into Space"

WHEC-TV (Aug. 13), "East High Students to Send Project Into Space Monday"

ABC Houston (June 27), "93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Graduates High School"

ABC7 San Francisco (June 26), "93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Graduates High School in Rochester"

New York's PIX11/WPIX-TV (June 26), "WWII Veteran Graduates High School 75 Years Later"

WWAY-TV, (June 26), "93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Graduates from High School"

WHEC-TV (June 25), "World War II Veteran Received Honorary Diploma"

USA Today (June 24), "WW2 Veteran Honored at East High Graduation"

Spectrum News (June 24), "WWII Veteran Receives Honorary Diploma from East High

13WHAM-TV (June 24), "93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Gets Special Ceremony at East High"

Democrat and Chronicle (June 24), "WW2 Veteran Honored at East High Graduation"

Democrat and Chronicle (June 14), "RCSD Moving on Neighborhood Schools"

City Newspaper (June 7), "The UR's Bold Commitment to a City High School"

Democrat and Chronicle (May 31), "Pedro Noguera, Education Expert, to Speak at East High"

WHEC-TV (May 25), "Knighthawks Recognized for Work with East High Team

Chronicle of Higher Education (May 16), "How a University Helped Save a Failing High School

13WHAM-TV (May 10), "Student-Led Restaurant RYCE, Closes Doors--The Restaurant is Looking for Partners in the Community to Continue Operations

Democrat and Chronicle (May 10), "Student-Run Eatery Closes in Village Gate"

13WHAM-TV (April 14), "Bright Spot: Diamond Packaging & Rochester Knighthawks Donate Equipment to East"

Democrat and Chronicle (April 11), "Knighthawks Donate Equipment, Help Coach City's First School Lacrosse Team Since 1970s"

WXXI-TV (March 27), "Homework Hotline: RYCE"

WHEC-TV (March 26), "Rochester In Focus: RYCE"

Spectrum News/TWCN (March 7), "Grand Opening of Student-Operated Restaurant Stirs Up Success for City Youth"

WXXI-TV (March 7), "Need to Know - RYCE Restaurant"

13WHAM-TV (March 7), "Grand Opening for Restaurant Run by East HS Students"

WHEC-TV (March 7), "Grand Opening of Student-Run Restaurant in Rochester"

WROC-TV (March 7), "Student-Run Restaurant Opens in Village Gate"

PBS NewsHour (March 6), "Student Scientists Devise Experiment That Will Really Take Off"

Democrat & Chronicle (March 2),
"Thumbs Up for the Opening of RYCE"

Democrat & Chronicle (Feb. 27), "Student-Run Eatery Serves Up Caribbean Fare in Village Gate"

13WHAM-TV (Feb. 27), "New Rochester Restaurant Designed and Run by Students"  

City Newspaper (Feb. 22), "Catching Up With RYCE"

Rochester In Focus (Feb. 19), "East High Students Sending Experiments Into Space"

Innovation Trail (Feb. 3), "Rochester School to Send Experiment to International Space Station"

WHEC-TV (Feb. 3), "Students Running New Restaurant in Village Gate"

13WHAM-TV (Jan. 31), "6th, 7th Graders from East Taken to 'Hidden Figures' Screening

Democrat & Chronicle (Jan. 22), "Giving the Gift of Sight at East High School"

WROC-TV (Jan. 22), "More than 100 Rochester Firefighters to be Honored by Retired East High School Counselor

FOX/Good Day Rochester (Jan. 20), "Local Students Send Their Work to Outer Space"

13WHAM-TV (Jan. 20), "East HS Students Launch Science Project on ISS"

WXXI-TV/Need To Know (Jan. 12), "East High Trio's Experiment Heading to NASA"

Time Warner Cable News (Jan. 4), "East Students Selected to be Part of NASA Mission"

WROC-TV (Jan. 4), "East High Students Submit Experiment to NASA"

WHEC-TV (Jan. 4), "East High Students' Experiment Being Sent to International Space Station"

2016

WROC-TV (Dec. 21), "East Students Take Field Trip to Promote Literacy Growth"

City Newspaper (Nov. 30), "The Pressure is on for East

WXXI News (Nov. 23), "East High Culinary Students Making Meals for Those in Need"

13WHAM-TV (Nov. 23), "East High Culinary Students Prepare Thanksgiving Meals for 1,200 People"

WROC-TV (Nov. 23), "East High School Students Prepare Turkey Dinners for Families in Need"

Time Warner Cable News (Nov. 23), "Kiwanis Club Teams Up with East High School to Give Back to Community on Thanksgiving" 

WHEC-TV (Nov. 17), "Do the Right Thing: Bruce Finds, Returns Wallet

WROC-TV (Nov. 16), "Extraordinary People: Jeff Christiano"

El Mensajero Catolico (Nov. 16), "Students Become Science STARS

13WHAM-TV (Nov. 1), "East Special Needs Students Get to 'Horse Around' at New Equine Program"

Democrat & Chronicle (Oct. 28), "Thumbs Up for the Concept of Rochester Youth Culinary Experience

WBFO-FM (Oct. 28), "NYSSBA Conference Tackles Issue of Educational Equity" (Featuring East EPO Superintendent Shaun Nelms as a Panelist

Democrat & Chronicle (Oct. 19), "Nonprofit Restaurant Planned for Village Gate

WXXI News (Sept. 29), "East High Looks Back at Year One of UR Receivership"

WXXI-TV's Need to Know (Sept. 15 & 18), "WATCH: East High's Innovative Intervention"

WROC-TV (Sept. 16), "One Year After UR Partners with East High School, a Look at Test Scores"

WROC-TV (Sept. 7), "East Students Start Second Year of UR Partnership: Students at the School Say They Think the Oversight is Helping"

WROC-TV (Sept. 7), "Many Monroe County Schools Start Today: Amy Young Spoke to the East High Superintendent on Staff Preparations"

WROC-TV (Aug. 12), "Simon Business School Students Stuff Backpacks for East Students

Fairport-East Rochester Post (Aug. 11), "Applied Image Hires Precision Optics Grad

Democrat & Chronicle (Aug. 2), "RCSD Suspension Data Shows Mixed Success

13WHAM-TV (July 28), "East High Students Building Teaching Garden"
 
WXXI-AM
(July 28),
"New Teaching Garden at East High School"

WROC-TV (July 28), "East High School Students, Community Plant Heart-Healthy Garden"

Time Warner Cable (July 28), "Rochester Culinary Students Reap the Benefits of First-Ever Teaching Garden

Democrat & Chronicle (July 15), "East High School 'Way Better for Students' in Year One

13WHAM-TV (June 21), "Report Card for East High's First Year Under U of R Control"

13WHAM-TV (June 7), "East High Students Recognized for Good Behavior on RTS Buses"

WROC-TV (June 3), "Warner School Announces Creation of Center for Urban Education Success"

Democrat and Chronicle (June 3), "UR Establishes Center for Urban Ed"

WXXI News (May 26), "New Take on Urban-Suburban Program

Democrat and Chronicle (May 23), "Kyle Crandall Changed Culture for East High Baseball"

13WHAM-TV (April 21), "'College Pep Rally' Held for East High Seniors"

Democrat and Chronicle (April 18), "Local Presidential Primary Stops Provide Civics Classroom"

POST (March/April), "Shaun Nelms Bringing Change to East High

Democrat and Chronicle (March 2), "East High Takes to the Ice"

City Newspaper (March 2), "Program is Shaping Chefs and Raising Restaurateurs"

13WHAM-TV/Fox Rochester (March 1), "A Lesson in Photonics and Optics

Democrat and Chronicle (Feb. 28), "What's in a School Lunch, and Who's Eating it?"

WROC-TV (Feb. 24), "Extraordinary People: Pat Weisenreder, OD" (Featuring East's Vision Care Program)

Time Warner Cable News (Feb. 19), "New Village Gate Eatery will be Operated by East HS Culinary Students"

WXXI News (Jan. 8), "Change in Leadership at Two Area High Schools"

2015

13WHAM-TV (Dec. 4),
"East High Students Make Eye Glasses for Peers"

WXXI CONNECTIONS (Dec. 3), "East High School's Partnership with the University of Rochester"

Democrat and Chronicle (Nov. 16), "Signs of Progress at East High"

Time Warner Cable News (Sept. 23), "East School Students Getting an Edge on Optics and Photonics"

WROC-TV (Sept. 22), "East High Superintendent Give Progress on University of Rochester Partnership"

Time Warner Cable News (Sept. 22), "East School Updates Community on Progress"

WHEC-TV (Sept. 22), "First Mandatory Meeting Held for East High"

WROC-TV (Sept. 22), "East H.S. Update: Two Week Assessment"

13WHAM-TV/FOX Rochester (Sept. 22), "East High's Leaders Update Parents"

13WHAM-TV/FOX Rochester (Sept. 22), "Open Forum at East High School"

WXXI News (Sept. 21), "East High Partnership is Focus of 5-Year Study"

Rochester Business Journal (Sept. 21), "Study to Look at Early Stages of East High School Partnership"

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 19), "East High Grads Honor 'Mr. Kramer'"

Campus Times (Sept. 17), "East Upper and Lower Schools Begin First Year with UR as Partner"

13WHAM-TV (Sept. 9), "Attendance Percentages Released for East High"

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 9), "East has Uneven Attendance on First Day"

WXXI News (Sept. 9), "East Superintendent: 'Mixed Results' for First Day Attendance"

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 8), "East High's First Day Marks a New Era"
 
WXXI-AM (Sept. 8), "East High Teacher Has Hope Under New School Management
 
WHEC-TV (Sept. 8), "First Day at East High"
 
13WHAM-TV/FOX Rochester (Sept. 8), "New Year, New Beginnings at East"
 
WROC-TV (Sept. 8), "East High School Students Mark first Day Under U of R Leadership"

WXXI News (Sept. 8), "East High School Begins Year Festively, With Challenges"
 
Time Warner Cable News (Sept. 8), "New Beginnings for East School: 'Beacon of Hope for Community, City'"

WUHF FOX 28 (Sept. 8), "A New Era at East High School - Part 1"

WUHF FOX 28 (Sept. 8), "A New Era at East High School - Part 2"

WUHF FOX 28 (Sept. 8), "A New Era at East High School - Part 3"

WHEC-TV (Sept. 3), "New York State Exposed Education: How Will the University of Rochester Make a Change at East?"

Democrat and Chronicle Blog (Sept. 3), "Team Eagle" Set to Open a New Field of Dreams at East. Roland Williams '93 Drops By for Final Summer Tune Up."

Democrat and Chronicle
(Aug. 31),
"Retrofitting Rochester: East High School"

WXXI News (Aug. 31), "New East High Superintendent Shares Vision for the School"

Time Warner Cable News (Aug. 28), "New Leader in Charge After Partnership with U of R"

Time Warner Cable News (Aug. 18), "East Holds Orientation for 6th and 7th Graders"

Time Warner Cable News (July 31), "New East High School Teachers Prepare for Upcoming School Year"

Democrat and Chronicle (July 26), "UR's New Roles in the City"

USA Today (June 20), "Rochester (N.Y.) High School to Drop Orientals Name"

City Newspaper (May 26), "Our School-Reform Quest"

City Newspaper (May 13), "UR Takeover Nears"

Democrat and Chronicle Blog (May 5), "What the New East Will and Will Not Be"

El Mensajero Católico (April 14), "University to Lead City School Transformation"

Minority Reporter (March 17), "U of R Announces East High Principals"

WHEC-TV (Feb. 25), "Changes at East High"

Democrat and Chronicle (Feb. 13), "East High Plan Gets State Approval, $200K"

13WHAM-TV (Jan. 29), "East High Deputy Superintendent Named"

WXXI News (Jan. 16), "State Gives Preliminary OK to U of R Takeover of East H.S."

2014

13WHAM-TV (Dec. 18),
"School Board Approves U of R East High Plan"

City Newspaper (Dec. 17), "Vote May Be This Week on UR's Plan for East"

Time Warner Cable News (Dec. 16), "Parents Chime in on Future Plans for East High School"

City Newspaper (Dec. 10), "UR Envisions Smaller, More Robust East High"

Time Warner Cable News (Dec. 10), "University of Rochester Plan for East High School Now in Hands of School Board"

13WHAM-TV (Dec. 10), "Can U of R Proposal Save East High?"

Democrat and Chronicle (Dec. 9), "UR Unveils East High Plan"

13WHAM-TV (Nov. 10), "Saving East High"

Democrat and Chronicle (Nov. 7), "Alumni Invited to Get East High Update"

Time Warner Cable News (Oct. 31), "East High School Science STARS, U of R Master's Students Collaborate on Science Project"

Rochester Review (Sept./Oct.), "President's Page: East High School"

Time Warner Cable News (Sept. 25), "University of Rochester Holds East High Meeting"

City Newspaper (Sept. 25), "Meeting on East High's Future Indicative of Hurdles Going Forward"

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 23), "East High Students Lay Out Wishes for Future"

13WHAM-TV (Sept. 23), "UR Already Making Changes at East High"

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 22), "Rochester Principal Visits White House"

Time Warner Cable News (Sept. 22), "East High Principal Honored at White House"

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 13), "Despite Challenges (See Buffalo), the East/University of Rochester Partnership can Succeed"

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 3), "East High Ready for Change"

13WHAM-TV (July 9), "State Approves UR/East HS Partnership"

Democrat and Chronicle (July 1), "UR, City School District Submit East High Proposal"

13WHAM-TV (July 1), "UR Agrees to Help Save East High"

WROC-TV (June 30), "East High School Plan Moves Forward"

WHEC-TV (June 30), "UR Officially Agrees to Take Over East High School"

WXXI News (June 30), "Plan To Have The University Of Rochester Run East High Moves Forward"

Time Warner Cable News (June 30), "University of Rochester Announces East High School Takeover Agreement"

Democrat and Chronicle (June 17), "East High Can Point to Many Distinguished Graduates"

Democrat and Chronicle (June 15), "Despite Flaws, Deep Pride at East"

Democrat and Chronicle (May 17), Thumbs Up for the State Education Department
 
WXXI-TV (May 16), East High School: The Future
 
13WHAM-TV (May 16), State Approves UR, East High Partnership
 
Democrat and Chronicle (May 15), UR, East High Partnership Approved by State
 
Time Warner Cable News (May 15), State Grants Additional Time for University of Rochester to Submit East High Plan
 
WHAM1180 (May 15), State Gives UR-East High Partnership a Thumbs-Up
 
WROC-TV (May 15), NY Board of Education Grants RCSD More Time for East High Plan
 
WHEC-TV (May 15), State Grants Additional Time for RCSD to Prepare Plan for UR to Take Over East High
 
WXXI News (May 15), State Gives Tentative OK to East High-University of Rochester Collaboration
 
WHEC-TV (May 15), New York State Exposed Education: What’s Next for Some Struggling City Schools?
 
City Newspaper (May 14), Can Anyone ‘Turn Around’ a Rochester High School?
 
Democrat and Chronicle (May 13), City Schools Problem Goes Beyond East High
 
Time Warner News (May 12), No Reply Yet from State Education Department on East High Proposal
 
WXXI 1370 Connections (May 9), “Highlighting the RCSD Budget
 
WHAM1180 (May 9), Talking East High and School District Budget
 
City Newspaper (May 9), “Rochester School Board Chooses UR Proposal for East High
 
WHAM-TV (May 9), East High Plan & School Budget Pass
 
WXXI News (May 9), RCSD Board Approves Budget
 
WHEC-TV (May 8), RCSD School Board Approves 2014-2015 Budget
 
Democrat and Chronicle (May 8), “City School Board OKs $788 Million Budget
 
City Newspaper (May 8), UR Proposal Tests School Officials
 
13WHAM-TV (May 8),U of R & East High Partnership
 
13WHAM-TV (May 7),RCSD Seeks Extension for East High Plan
 
WROC-TV (May 7), The Fate of East High School Now Rests with New York State
 
WHEC-TV (May 7), The Future of East High
 
City Newspaper (May 7), UR Says It Won’t be Rushed Into Rescue of East High
 
WHAM1180 (May 7), U of R May Partner with East High School
 
Democrat and Chronicle (May 6), UR Open to Taking Over East High
 
Time Warner Cable News (May 6), “University of Rochester Exploring Possibility of Taking Over East High School
 
WROC-TV (May 6), U of R Interested in Running East High School
 
WHEC-TV (May 6), UR Interested in Taking Over East high School
 
WXXI News (May 6), The East High School Proposal
 
City Newspaper (May 6), Two New Plans for East: UR Partnership, or Break It Up Into Three Schools
 

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