Binghamton School District Seeks New Leader After Trying Year

Binghamton City School District’s superintendent was dismissed last March. There have been a couple of interim superintendents since then, but now the district is searching for a more permanent leader. David Hawley is the president of the Binghamton School Board. He spoke with WSKG’s Sarah Gager about the search, which he says will conclude with a selection in the Spring. Interview highlights:

What is the new superintendent stepping into?


Binghamton’s MacArthur School Gears Up For Post-Thanksgiving Opening

The Binghamton City School District’s new MacArthur Elementary building is set to open Monday. The school was destroyed by a flood in 2011. The new building has a huge open lobby with soaring ceilings. Its three classroom wings are color-coded: yellow, red and green. There’s a gym and a new library.