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July 16, 2015 12:09 PM | Comments

One of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s goals is to offer free, full-day, pre-kindergarten to four-year-olds citywide. Andrea Vasquez visits a pre-k in East Harlem to report on the program’s first year and the plans to expand this model for early […]

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Emmanuel Felton  |  August 6, 2014 1:50 PM | 3 Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talks to The New York World reporter Emmanuel Felton about long-term suspensions in New York City public high schools.VIDEO
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February 19, 2014 12:27 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC’s Brigid Bergin on Bill de Blasio’s State of the City, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discusses transit solutions, and more.

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February 14, 2014 1:39 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: WNYC’s Brigid Bergin on Bill de Blasio’s State of the City, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discusses transit solutions, and more.

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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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January 17, 2014 1:37 PM | Comments
MetroFocus examines the success of mentoring in public schools, suggestions for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio from the President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, and the story of New Jersey Vietnam War veterans bringing a helicopter back to life.VIDEO
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November 6, 2013 6:12 PM | Comments
New York Times columnist Michael Powell, editor-in-chief of City & State Morgan Pehme, and editor-in-chief of City Limits Jarrett Murphy join MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman for analysis of election returns. VIDEO
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October 23, 2013 3:53 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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October 18, 2013 3:03 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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October 16, 2013 3:46 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth interview with mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. Reporter Rick Karr visits communities in the Rockaways where rebuilding is still underway. The New Yorker's George Packer joins Pi Roman to talk about his new book. And NJ Today’s Lauren Wanko shows us why “agri-tourism” is a significant source of income for farmers in NJ.VIDEO
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