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      April 18, 2014 12:01 PM
      Hari Sreenivasan asks "Why aren't there more women in tech fields?", Commissioner King on overlooked issues in public education, a professor who collects a poem a day from New York subway riders and more.VIDEO More...
      April 16, 2014 3:00PM
      Join the follow-up discussion from our broadcast segment on Common Core education standards and testing here. More...
      April 16, 2014 2:35 PM
      On this edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing. VIDEO More...
      Esha Ray  |  April 16, 2014 2:36 PM
      Education Commissioner John King takes on the criticism and explains why he continues to believe that Common Core will make better students and teachers.VIDEO More...
      Marisa Wong  |  April 16, 2014 2:37 PM
      Phillips shot and produced the intimate hour-long film, which tells the story of how his parents moved from Missouri to an assisted living unit in North Carolina.VIDEO More...
      Kirsti Itameri  |  April 16, 2014 2:39 PM
      Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright have made a documentary called Sounding the Alarm to help a wider audience understand the disorder and what they think needs to be done to help those who suffer from autism and their familiesVIDEO More...
      April 9, 2014 12:32 PM
      On this edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club's Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.VIDEO More...
      Esha Ray  |  April 9, 2014 12:30 PM
      Clara Hemphill, founding editor of Insideschools.org, and José Vilson, a math teacher at Inwood Intermediate School 52, discuss the Common Core educational standards with MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman.VIDEO More...
      Marisa Wong  |  April 9, 2014 12:32 PM
      The One Club, a nonprofit that promotes and celebrates excellence in advertising, is working to open doors for college students from diverse backgrounds. VIDEO More...
      Tracy Wholf, PBS NewsHour Weekend  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM
      At P.S. 333 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, students are studying science in their very own rooftop greenhouse -- one of 12 built as part of an initiative to put 100 greenhouse labs in New York City schools by 2020.VIDEO More...
      Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM
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      April 2, 2014 11:53 AM
      Albany Public TV’s Jenna Flanagan takes us to SUNY New Paltz where 3D printing is breaking new ground, PBS NewsHour Weekend's Hari Sreenivasan talks to Lewis Cullman about his Chess-in-the-Schools program, host Rafael Pi Roman meets two stars of PBS Nature's new documentary “My Bionic Pet" & more.VIDEO More...
      Jenna Flanagan, NY Now  |  April 2, 2014 11:53 AM
      Albany public TV's Innovation Trail reporter Jenna Flanagan takes us to upstate SUNY New Paltz as well as a Long Island City jewelry company to see how 3-D printing technology is being used.VIDEO More...
      Marisa Wong  |  April 2, 2014 11:53 AM
      Hari Sreenivasan talks to philanthropist Lewis Cullman about giving back and Chess-in-the-Schools.VIDEO More...
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