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THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

Martina Arroyo on Educating the Next Generation of Opera Singers

After she retired from the stage, Ms. Arroyo began a second career as an educator.

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July 23, 2015 11:41 AM | Comments

While on assignment in Afghanistan in 2009, journalist Jenny Nordberg discovered the “bacha posh” – daughters who are temporarily raised as sons and presented to the world as boys. Nordberg shares her experiences reporting on this hidden practice, the subject […]

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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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July 13, 2015 11:37 AM | Comments

Anchor Jack Ford talks with filmmaker Mary Murphy about her documentary Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill A Mockingbird. An updated version of the documentary, titled Harper Lee: American Masters, will air on PBS stations July 10 before the […]

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July 2, 2015 10:03 AM | Comments

Long Island Water Threat, Equal Justice Initiative, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Photographer JW Johnston

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June 26, 2015 9:44 AM | Comments

Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, PBS NewsHour Weekend and NJTV News […]

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June 25, 2015 11:27 AM | 1 Comment
A study published in Nature Neuroscience earlier this year found that children of poor families have smaller brains than affluent children.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 24, 2015 12:02 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, […]

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June 19, 2015 10:38 AM | Comments

Chancellor Fariña on successful principals, $2.5 billion dollars in “lost value” for NYC’s pensions, how photography has shaped the identity and public perception of African-Americans and PBS Masterpiece series Mr. Selfridge’s Jeremy Piven and Rebecca Eaton.

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June 18, 2015 12:25 PM | 1 Comment
Fariña led a discussion about the habits and strategies that make successful principals and high-achieving schools with four New York City principals.VIDEO
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