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Reading, Writing and ...Coding?

Toy and tech companies are placing an emphasis on making coding fun and exciting for kids.

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November 6, 2014 11:05 AM | Comments

Disease detective Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on Ebola, The New York Times reports on privacy and data, Chalkbeat Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Green and a Vietnam veteran who brings inner-city kids closer to nature.

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November 6, 2014 11:01 AM | Comments
Universal pre-K, Common Core standards and teacher evaluation are some of the issues affecting the city's education system which are covered daily by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit, online education news organization.VIDEO
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November 6, 2014 11:01 AM | Comments
The wilderness is more than just fresh air and an outdoor education for the students, it's also been a solution to this former soldier's return to civilian life.VIDEO
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November 3, 2014 12:29 PM | Comments

Disease detective Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on Ebola, The New York Times reports on privacy and data, Chalkbeat Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Green and a Vietnam veteran who brings inner-city kids closer to nature.

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October 23, 2014 11:18 AM | Comments

MetroFocus visits The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’ exhibit celebrating Sesame Street’s 45th anniversary.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 16, 2014 2:22 PM | Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talked to Dr. Ruth in advance of the first Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture in Communications and Human Values at Rutgers University, which she will deliver on October 22.VIDEO
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September 25, 2014 2:57 PM | 2 Comments

The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature’s “Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle” and American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School.

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Michael Hill, NJTV News  |  September 25, 2014 2:43 PM | Comments
NJTV News' Michael Hill examines several programs focused on helping veterans.VIDEO
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September 25, 2014 2:42 PM | Comments
Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto with WNET's President and CEO Neal Shapiro from the upcoming American Graduate Day special.VIDEO
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