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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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September 19, 2014 2:59 PM | 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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September 11, 2014 2:19 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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Andrea Vasquez  |  September 11, 2014 2:18 PM | Comments
MetroFocus' Andrea Vasquez reports on Publicolor's unique initiatives designed to boost graduation rates through painting and other creative endeavors.VIDEO
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September 9, 2014 1:38 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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Emmanuel Felton  |  August 6, 2014 1:50 PM | 3 Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talks to The New York World reporter Emmanuel Felton about long-term suspensions in New York City public high schools.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 16, 2014 5:01 PM | 6 Comments
Jack Ford talks to New York Public Library President and CEO Tony Marx about the past, present and future of the nation's largest library system.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM | Comments
The Summer Food Service Program provides up to two meals a day to children who live in areas where at least half of the student population qualifies for free or reduced-price meals during the school year.VIDEO
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June 25, 2014 11:44 AM | 1 Comment

On this edition of MetroFocus: we revisit the 92nd Street Y with executive director Henry Timms, anchor and reporter Jack Ford talks to photographer Camilo Jose Vergara about his book “Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto”, New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff shares stories from his memoir, and Binghamton’s WSKG has the story of artist Bonnie Gale who transforms willow tree branches into living works of art and architecture.

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June 20, 2014 11:29 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: a conversation with 92nd Street Y executive director Henry Timms, anchor and reporter Jack Ford talks to photographer Camilo Jose Vergara about his book “Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto”, New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff shares stories from his memoir, and Binghamton’s WSKG has the story of artist Bonnie Gale who transforms willow tree branches into living works of art and architecture.

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May 28, 2014 12:21 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus, Albany Public TV’s Innovation Trail reporter Jenna Flanagan travels to the Finger Lakes where this past winter’s “Polar Vortex” took a harsh toll on the region’s wineries. The federal government declared 19 counties in upstate New [...]

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