Guilderland middle school gets special honor from state Education Department

Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland | Photo: File / WNYT.

WNYT Staff
Created: April 06, 2021 04:03 PM

GUILDERLAND - For the third time since 2012, Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland has been named one of the  "Essential Elements: Schools to Watch" by the state Education Department.

According to the Education Department, the designation is awarded to exceptional middle schools that meet rigorous criteria and are on a path of continuous improvement.

The schools are credited with implementing strategies from diversity and inclusion initiatives to project-based learning to better help students.

In all, 15 schools were named.

Farnsworth was the only school in the Capital Region to receive a designation.

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