Education Coverage

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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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Esha Ray  |  March 19, 2014 11:16 AM | Comments
Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature initiative was supposed to be universal pre-k but now charter schools are in the crossfire.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments

Rafael Pi Roman talks to Joe Brewster, co-director and co-producer of POV’s documentary, “American Promise.”

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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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