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April 25, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments

A new report by the Center for an Urban Future details the city’s aging infrastructure, a dune-building project in Toms River is projected to move ahead, the Adirondack P-TECH program is trying out a new education model designed to reduce youth unemployment and keep graduates in the region and more.

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April 23, 2014 11:24 AM | Comments

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.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 23, 2014 11:24 AM | Comments
PBS NewsHour Weekend's Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Jovena Whatmoor, co-organizer of NYTechWomen, to talk about women - or the lack thereof - in the booming tech sector.VIDEO
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April 23, 2014 11:21 AM | Comments
Every day as she travels by subway Madeline Schwartzman asks fellow commuters to write a poem in her notebook. Some refuse, some accept, and now more than 100 of their poems are posted on Madeline’s website, 365 Day Subway: Poems by New Yorkers.VIDEO
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April 18, 2014 12:01 PM | Comments

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.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 16, 2014 2:39 PM | Comments
Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright have made a documentary called Sounding the Alarm to help a wider audience understand the disorder.VIDEO
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April 16, 2014 2:35 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.

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April 11, 2014 1:15 PM | 1 Comment

On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.

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April 9, 2014 12:32 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club’s Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.

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Tracy Wholf, PBS NewsHour Weekend  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
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
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