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April 3, 2013 10:02 AM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus an inside look at different approaches to saving failing schools. Rafael Pi Roman interviews Cuban blogger, Yoani Sánchez. And Dr. Robert Darnell talks about new developments from the New York Genome Center.VIDEO
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Liz Robbins, The New York Times  |  April 3, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
Adlai E. Stevenson High School used to be one of the most dangerous in New York City. Today, it is home to nine small high schools that teach the same people, and each school has different results.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  April 3, 2013 9:46 AM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman interviews Mary Conway-Spiegel, founder of a new organization called Partnership for Student Advocacy that is raising funds and awareness for closing schools in New York City.VIDEO
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Michael Aron, NJ Today  |  March 26, 2013 11:37 AM | 1 Comment
With the mayor of Camden at his side, Christie announced the state is taking over the Camden City Schools.VIDEO
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March 6, 2013 12:46 PM | Updated: February 25, 2014 | Comments
MetroFocus is a multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. Watch our promo video here.VIDEO
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By Senior Correspondent Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  February 25, 2013 3:49 PM | Comments
A new federal website is designed to help families do their homework before choosing a college or university. VIDEO
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Emma Cott  |  February 13, 2013 12:13 PM | Comments
In this week's edition of MetroFocus, multimedia reporter Emma Cott takes us to Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability, where students are still playing catch up more than 100 days after hurricane Sandy.
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Dari Kotzker  |  February 7, 2013 9:33 AM | Comments
Members of the New Jersey Board of Education adopted the first round of regulations to help guide districts in evaluating teachers.VIDEO
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David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 17, 2012 6:40 PM | Comments
Statistically, school is probably the safest place your child can be but any parent will tell you that dropping their child off in the morning is a leap of faith.VIDEO
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Need to Know, a MetroFocus partner at THIRTEEN/PBS  |  December 17, 2012 12:25 PM | Comments
The Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services talks about how changing behavior may help lift young people out of poverty.VIDEO
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