Binghamton CSD

SCHOOL DELAYS: Wednesday (1/17/18)

The following School Districts are on a 2-Hour Delay today, Wednesday January 17th, 2018: Candor, Newark Valley, Spencer-Van Etten, Tioga Central, Waverly, Sayre, Athens, Owego-Apalachin, U-E, Vestal, Johnson City, Maine-Endwell, Binghamton, Chenango Forks, and Chenango Valley. For a complete list, tune to Your Hometown Station, WEBO.

Binghamton School Proposal Up for Vote

Binghamton residents will go to the polls today to vote on a $35 million school infrastructure improvement proposal. The polls are open from 11AM to 8PM. If approved, there will be no impact on the tax rate. The entire project will be funded by capital reserves and state aid.

Binghamton Central School District Proposes Capital Improvements

Binghamton Central School District wants to make $35 million in capital improvements to the district. The funds are made possible by the school district’s capital reserve and state aid, so there would be no impact to the tax levy. $28 million would be designated for infrastructure, technology, accessibility, and expansion.$6.7 million would be for energy…

NYS Department of Education Releases Graduation Statistics

More New York state students graduated last year than the year before, according to a comprehensive study released by the state’s Department of Education this week. Statewide, the graduation rate went up nearly 2 percent from 2014 to 2015. Locally, Binghamton City School District saw a decrease in graduation rate from 60% in 2014 to…

Lockheed Martin Donates $150,000 to BOCES Program

Lockheed Martin has donated $150,000 to Broome-Tioga BOCES as they look to start a science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM, hub. The STEM Hub of the Eastern Southern Tier will be created as part of BOCES’ School to Careers Partnership, which will fund the development of teaching and learning activities for teachers and students…

Five Local Students to Compete in Tioga Downs Scholarship Race

Five local high school students started to prepare this weekend for the 2014 Tioga Downs Scholarship Race. The scholarship race is set to take place on June 1st, and five local students are each working with a veteran Tioga Downs horseman to learn the basics of horsemanship preparation. After three weekends of preparation, students and…

Binghamton Schools Host Online Budget Chat

The Binghamton City School District is inviting its residents to join in an online budget chat with Superintendent Marion Martinez. The chat will take place from 6 to 7 on Thursday, and Martinez will be taking questions and providing answers in real time through the chat on the district’s website. Participants can login at binghamtonschools.org/budgetchat.aspx.…

Two Bids Awarded For MacArthur School Reconstruction

Two bids worth $14.2 million were awarded by the Binghamton school board on Tuesday as they look to start construction on the MacArthur Elementary School. Site work will be performed for $5.8 million by a Binghamton construction company, with Rochester-based LeChase Construction operating out of their Binghamton office to do structural work for $8.4 million.…