WEEKEND EDITION

Education Coverage

HigherEdCostSireThumb
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
MEFO_310-RockawaysHS-thumb
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.
130206boe-thumb
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
school safety
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
Deputy Mayor
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
"Coping in Newtown" video still by David Frank for The New York Times
David Frank for The New York Times  |  December 17, 2012 9:46 AM | Comments
People devastated by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered at memorials around Newtown, Conn., to mourn with one another.VIDEO
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
Gov. Chris Christie has responded with indifference to questions about whether he's interested in being a vice presidential candidate. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, his polling numbers have dropped slightly. Flickr/forwardstl
David Cruz for NJ Today  |  November 16, 2012 5:30 PM | Comments
The contract, which includes the heretofore unheard of concept of merit pay for certain teachers, was celebrated as a potential game changer across New Jersey, and the country.VIDEO
mefo000305-Koplewicz-WEB-CAROUSEL
Christina Knight  |  November 15, 2012 2:39 PM | Comments
An expert psychiatrist gives parents advice on helping children with post-storm anxiety and schools help students cope when they return to class.VIDEO
New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said that. AP/Mike Groll
Geoff Decker and Philissa Cramer for Gotham Schools  |  November 13, 2012 8:32 AM | Comments
Six city schools that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy won’t reopen until 2013.
Page 3 of 1712345...10...Last »
About Us    Contact Us    The MetroFocus Team   Mobile   WNET Pressroom   Privacy Policy    Terms of Service

Ford FoundationMutual of America

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, the Ford Foundation, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Charlotte and David Ackert, Jody and John Arnhold, Betty and John Levin, and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America.
© 2014 WNET    All Rights Reserved.    825 Eighth Avenue    New York, NY 10019