Questar III honored by the Times Union

Questar III BOCES was named one of the Capital Region’s Top Workplaces for 2015, according to a survey published in the Times Union. This is the second time the organization earned this regional distinction.

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How the state budget impacts education

The adopted budget includes a number of changes that will impact public schools locally and across the state starting July 1, 2015. Learn more about changes to teacher and principal evaluation, tenure, certification, preparation and more.

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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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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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