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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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Esha Ray  |  May 28, 2014 12:20 PM | Comments

When Niasia Greenidge-James started high school, she wanted to be a chef. But with help from teachers, mentors and Junior Achievement of NY, she is now setting her sights on a business career.

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April 30, 2014 12:32 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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Tomeka Weatherspoon, Mountain Lake PBS  |  April 30, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
An experimental education model called P-TECH is being tested in the North Country to meet the demands of a tough job market.VIDEO
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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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Marisa Wong  |  April 23, 2014 11:23 AM | Comments
Peretz Lavie, president of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, discusses global education initiatives and progress with Cornell NYC Tech.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  April 16, 2014 2:36 PM | 2 Comments
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
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Esha Ray  |  April 9, 2014 12:30 PM | 1 Comment
Clara Hemphill, founding editor of Insideschools.org, and José Vilson, a New York City math teacher explore the controversy surrounding the Common Core state education standards.VIDEO
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April 9, 2014 12:30 PM | Updated: April 23, 2014 12:00PM | 6 Comments
Join the follow-up discussion from our broadcast segment on Common Core education standards and testing here.
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Marisa Wong  |  April 2, 2014 11:53 AM | Comments
Hari Sreenivasan talks to philanthropist Lewis Cullman about giving back and Chess-in-the-Schools.VIDEO
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