4-H and county fairs are as much a part of Americana as country songs and denim jeans. 4-H youth work on a host of hands-on projects, gardens, community service programs, raising and training animals of all sorts, and a slew of science discovery programs throughout the year –– all with the h…

ALBANY — The state’s anticipated, broad 20% cuts to education are disgraceful, educators, union representatives, parents and students said outside the Capitol on Thursday, demanding officials stop school funding slashes that devastate the poorest districts.

NEW YORK — Parents and caregivers of school-age children can monitor the number of students and staff infected with COVID-19 when classes resume this week as the state launches an additional coronavirus tracker today.

ALBANY — New York will unveil an additional public coronavirus interactive tool in the coming days that will track COVID-19 diagnostic tests across schools statewide as in-person classes prepare to resume next week.

Future coronavirus clusters and the temporary closure of public school districts are inevitable when students return to classes next week, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said, as congregates of students in social settings forced a state college to close over the weekend.

ALBANY — New York schools have the green light to reopen this fall as the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues, but state infection and transmission numbers remain low, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

NEW YORK — School districts must come up with a plan to safely resume in-person classroom instruction in case New York officials decide to reopen schools and universities amid the COVID-19 pandemic this fall, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.

MALONE –– While Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has decreed that sleepover summer camps will not open this summer because of the COVID-19 virus, he gave the go-ahead over the weekend for day camps to offer programs beginning June 29.

Editor’s note: The Telegram traditionally publishes stories about the top two students in the graduating class of each of the five school districts we cover. For the past several years, officials in the St. Regis Falls school district asked if we would be open to letting their valedictorian …

ALBANY — Schools across New York will remain closed for the rest of the academic year as the state continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday.

Cornell Cooperative Extension has been partnering with the Malone YMCA for eight years now to provide Malone and surrounding towns with their very own local day camp. With the current situation, we are staying positive and still planning for a full force summer of fun and learning. Camp Akal…

Camps are starting to scrub down everything and prepare for campers, who are itching to get out of the house. As we all prepare, here is a list of things you can do to start preparing for this camp season.

WATERTOWN — Following Monday’s announcement from the state Education Department that the administration of the June 2020 Regents exams has been canceled, the department released guidance Tuesday on modifications to requirements that will allow for students to graduate and earn their high sch…

ST. REGIS FALLS –– Members of the St. Regis Falls Central School District Board of Education –– who have been criticized by the state in the past for maintaining an overly large fund balance –– are hoping that balance will allow them to weather the economic storm created by the COVID-19 coro…

SARANAC LAKE –– The effect of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on the finances of North County Community College has so far been small, but its impact on an already-tight 2020-21 budget remains uncertain, college leaders told the Board of Trustees on Friday.

With 173 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday all SUNY and CUNY schools will move to remote learning from March 19 through at least the end of the spring semester.