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Niskayuna Central School District Superintendent Dr. Cosimo Tangorra Jr., seen here at the teacher pep rally on August 31, 2015, will travel to China later this fall to meet with leaders of Beijing-based Wisdom International Education Group, exploring a partnership with the private Chinese school that wants to model its curriculum on the Niskayuna district as it grows to serve older students.

Niskayuna considers partnership with Beijing school

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education resolved Tuesday to explore further a partnership between the district and a Montessori school in Beijing. Wisdom International Education Group, which manages the Montessori school, wants to expand its elementary…






Though the middle of his talk to the Niskayuna School Board on the Alternative Veterans Exemption, Niskayuna resident and veteran Gary Horton recites the Pledge of Allegiance. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Niskayuna veterans ask school board for tax break

BY ZACHARY MATSON Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A crowd of dozens of Niskayuna-area veterans urged the Niskayuna Board of Education to pass a tax break that would save veterans hundreds of dollars on their tax bills. The veterans voiced their…



From left, Priti Irani, Samir Mennon and Darius Irani address the Niskayuna Board of Education on Sept. 9, 2014. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

Salvaggio case serves as learning experience

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — After the Niskayuna Board of Education parted ways in April with its superintendent, Susan Kay Salvaggio, many people wondered whether its actions were legal. Plenty of school district residents had their own opinion…