Odyssey of the Mind tournament relocated

The location for the March 7 Region 4 Odyssey of the Mind tournament has been changed to Algonquin Middle School in Averill Park. Please click the link below for updated information as it becomes available. 

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Deadline for STEM and Theater programs extended

The deadline for applying to Questar III’s CNSE STEM and Theater Institute at Sage programs is now Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Interested students should meet with their school counselors before applying online at https://apply.questar.org/new-visions/.    

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Interested in becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse?

Questar III offers a full-time LPN program in Hudson and Troy for adults. Students are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam upon successful completion of the 10.5 month program. Click the link below to learn more about the program, including a list of upcoming entrance exam dates.

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Learn more about the Summer Science Research Program

Questar III is currently seeking applicants for its second annual Summer Science Research Program. The hands-on experience includes paid summer lab work at local research facilities, professional development and a second-year mentor program. Click the link below to learn more about the program.

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Criminal justice students use the iPad as learning tool

This year, Questar III students are participating in a tablet pilot program at Sackett Educational Center, Columbia-Greene Educational Center and Rensselaer Educational Center. Learn how criminal justice students are using the technology in their classroom.

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Impact of 37 BOCES

Did you know that 93 percent of students enrolled in a New York State BOCES Career and Technical Education program will graduate? Or that there are more than 27,625 adult students taught by BOCES workforce development programs? The impact of all 37 BOCES across New York State is clear. Check out this report to see how BOCES are helping schools.

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Parent brochure explaining Common Core Learning Standards

Questar III’s School Improvement Office developed a brochure to help parents and guardians better understand the changes happening in public education. The brochure, which is available by clicking the link below, provides suggestions on how to help your child with English language arts (ELA) and mathematics.  

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  • Dignity for All Students Act

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    Understanding New York's property tax cap

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  • Districts pool $1.3 million to improve achievement

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  • Understanding New York’s learning standards

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