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Welcome to the Commissioners' Corner
Welcome to the Commissioners' Corner. Periodically, members of the Rochester Board of Education will offer their thoughts, insights, and future plans for the direction of education in Rochester here. Please select an article below to begin:

Current Articles

  • 10 Habits of Hope

    Ten simple things that families can do to ensure that our students have a strong start and a successful academic year. An article by Board President White, posted August 26, 2016.

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  • No Time to Wait for Superman

    An article by President White, posted November 6, 2015

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  • Elements of Student Success

    Each of us has a role to play in promoting the success of our students: parents, teachers, administrators, staff, and students themselves. Board Vice President Elliott discusses the importance of each partner in helping students realize their potential and in enhancing their prospects in life. Posted September 3, 2014

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  • Raising Achievement of Latino Students

    Latino students comprise a rapidly growing and diverse segment of the student population of the Rochester City School District, including recent immigrants from Central America and the Caribbean and children of families who have lived in this community for generations. The unique strengths and challenges facing each of these groups has to be understood in order to identify effective approaches to enable these students to succeed. At the same time, Latino students add to the rich multicultural environment of our schools, fostering an understanding of the diversity in our world. An article by Commissioner Cruz, posted September 3, 2014.

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