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Binghamton District and Curriculum
The Binghamton City School District serves the 6,100 public school students in the city of Binghamton, New York. The district includes seven elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. The school district is committed to providing a quality education for the students in the public school system, with cutting edge coursework and class sizes that encourage student achievement. The school welcomes participation from both parents and the community in the educational process.
We currently cover the following Binghamton-area school district: Binghamton City School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Binghamton District Curriculum
All students at New York State public schools follow the precepts of the Common Core Curriculum Framework which is being adopted in the United States as a way of providing standardized educational goals. Students are required to pass five Regents exams in English, Global History, U.S. History, Science and Math. For students interested in an Advanced Regents Diploma, they need to take Regents exams in two additional courses in Math and Science and study a foreign language.
The Binghamton City School District was the third public school in the State of New York to implement an International Baccalaureate Diploma program which is geared to providing an educational experience that is international in scope and is open to qualified students ages 16 and 19. The International Baccalaureate Organization has recently offered Binghamton City School District the unique opportunity to pilot an IB Careers Certificate Program, of which there are only two in the world.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Binghamton Educational News
- Original Play Debuted - The West Middle Players from the West Middle School recently gave a performance of an original drama entitled “Hansel Gretel, Red Riding Hood and the Three Not So Little Pigs Save the World” on November 30th, 2012. The play which was written by students and included both staff and students in the production was part of the school’s Anti-Bullying Initiative. The play was held in conjunction with a book sale. Any donations from the performance are to go to the Smile Fund.
- Teaching Grant - John B King Jr., the State Education Commissioner, announced recently that the Binghamton School District is to receive a financial grant of $712,250 to help the district expand both a teacher and administrative mentor program. The grant is part of an educational initiative to help schools in the implementation of their Annual Professional Performance Review plan which covers the development, support, recruitment and retention of teachers and administrators.
- Guest Teacher Program - For the second year in a row, the Binghamton City School District welcomed a guest teacher from China to teach in Binghamton. Jiejing Sun, this year’s guest teacher is teaching at the Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School as part of the Chinese Guest Teacher Program which brings Chinese teachers to the US in order to bring Chinese culture and language to US Schools. The program is a partnership between the College Board and the Hanban Confucius Institute Headquarters in China. The current program has placed 172 guest teachers at public schools in 31 states.
Binghamton Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: At Home in the Heartland Online
A website for children, parents and teachers provides a unique snapshot of different time periods in American life. Sponsored by the Illinois State Museum, children can choose the time period they want to visit. Different time periods include 1700 – 1800, 1800 – 1850, 1850 – 1890, 1890 – 1920. 1920 – 1950 and 1950 – to the present. When you click on a time period you find information on real people and how they lived in the particular time period. There are maps, and side by side information, a clues to the past section where you will find old newspaper and magazine ads, and an objects section where you can see photos of items that were in daily use in the time chosen.