Our “Chasing The Dream” initiative takes us from the gridiron to the classroom. We talk to former New York Giants Super Bowl champ Amani Toomer, as he teams up with the United Way to pave the way for kids in need.
“Treasures of New York” takes us to the forefront of academic progress. We get an inside look at a new state-of-the art facility that is saving lives.
The transit summer nightmare that’s more than just a bad dream-with new re-routings! New cancellations! And new delays! We’ll take you into the tunnels for a rare look at the breakdowns causing chaos for commuters. Putting an end to the stigma surrounding male sexual assault. Once a victim, now a leading voice-the son of NBA legend Isaiah Thomas, Zeke Thomas […]
Tonight, can education be run like a business? PBS’s series “School Inc.” makes the case, but not everyone thinks it makes the grade. Education historian Diane Ravitch tells us why. Then, for the First Family of New York City, the issue of mental health is a deeply personal one. Tonight, First Lady Chirlane McCray tells us why she believes her […]
The New Jersey primary results are in! We’ve got the latest on what’s next for the race for Governor. Then, New York Education Commissioner Maryellen Elia is here with frank talk about the controversies surrounding Common Core, Charter Schools, and “free college tuition for all.” Next, Tony week continues with the breakout star of “Miss Saigon”! Best Actress Tony Award […]
The New Jersey primary results are in! We’ve got the latest on what’s next for the race for Governor. Then, New York Education Commissioner Maryellen Elia is here with frank talk about the controversies surrounding Common Core, Charter Schools, and “free college tuition for all.”
In just the first 31 days of 2017, there were seven overdose deaths and a total of 18 suspected overdoses on Staten Island – and that’s just a small sliver of the larger drug epidemic plaguing the borough and the city. Staten Island District Attorney Michael McMahon is here with a plan that may not only help his community, but […]
“Arts should be a right, not a privilege” says Laurie Tisch of the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund. And the results of her work for New Yorkers is evident in this must see interview. Learn more about the work of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program.