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Binghamton Awaiting State OK For School Project

Binghamton City School District officials continue to wait for final state approval for the MacArthur Elementary project.

Work on the South Side school has been on hold because the State Education Department has been reviewing some technical aspects of the planned school

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Binghamton MacArthur School Project Delayed

The goal of opening Binghamton's new MacArthur Elementary School in the fall of next year is in jeopardy because the New York State Education Department has yet to approve the project.

School superintendent Marion Martinez says the project has fallen "three or four months behind" schedule because Albany regulators haven't completed their review

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Mayor: Fight Video “Really Was Disturbing”

Binghamton Mayor Richard David says he's viewed an extended video recording of what appears to be an after-school fight at Recreation Park on the city's West Side.

The recording was posted to Facebook last week

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Comptroller: Binghamton School Finances Improving

A state audit suggests the Binghamton City School District has made progress in dealing with big financial challenges.

A report released by the office of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli indicates di

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Binghamton School Project Awaits State OK

The New York State Education Department has yet to approve plans for a new MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side.

School superintendent Marion Martinez says she's a "little frustrated" that the major project remains on hold until it receives final authorization from Albany

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Vending Machines Pulled From Binghamton High School

Several vending machines that sold bottled water, juices and other items have been removed from Binghamton High School.

Binghamton City School District superintendent Marion Martinez says she was told that the machines had become a "big distraction

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Binghamton Now: School Superintendent Marion Martinez

Binghamton City School District superintendent Marion Martinez discussed the latest developments on the asbestos remediation work at the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School during an interview on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Martinez als

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Binghamton School Budget Hearing To Be Held

A public hearing on a proposed $102 million budget for the Binghamton City School District is planned for Tuesday night. The session will be held a seven o'clock at Columbus School on Hawley Street

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Binghamton Schools Chief Assesses Financial Challenges

Dr. Marion Martinez says more resources are needed to help educate children in the Binghamton City School District.

The district's new superintendent says there will be a focus on improving student achievement despite the ongoing challenges of finding enough money to maintain instructional programs

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