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Media Advisory and Photo Op: The UAlbany-Albany High School Alliance for Young Talent Will Announce a New Joint Effort at Second Annual "Teach-Out"

Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150, University at Albany
Matt Leon (518) 475-6065, City School District of Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (October 17, 2006)

The UAlbany-Albany High School Alliance for Young Talent will announce a new joint effort at second annual "Teach-out" at Albany High School.

James Anderson, Vice President for Student Success and Vice Provost for Institutional Assessment and Diversity, University at Albany
Eva Joseph, Superintendent, City School District of Albany
Maxine Fantroy-Ford, Interim Principal, Albany High School

Wednesday, October 18, 2006,
9:00 a.m. – Alliance Announcement
9:40 a.m. – "Teach Out"

Albany High School, 700 Washington Avenue, Main Office Conference Room

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