Not at the head of the (salary) class

The Empire Center updated its SeeThroughNY database with school district salary data for the year ending June 30, 2012. It also ranked school districts by average salary -- not a single Capital Region district is in the top 50. The list is dominated by districts in the Hudson Valley and Long Island. Among 10 regions around the state outside of NYC, the Capital Region's average school salary -- a little more than $40k -- ranked 7th.

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My grandmother has Alzheimers and sometimes comes to stay with us in Troy. Last week the absolutely highlight of her day was seeing the hundreds of crows that came streaming by the window at our apartment. I watched her go from completely unresponsive to engaged... stringing questions together and returning to her old joyful self for the half hour she watched those birds was enough to endear crows to me forever.

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