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The Debate Over Common Core Education Standards and Testing

Clara Hemphill, founding editor of Insideschools.org, and José Vilson, a New York City math teacher explore the controversy surrounding the Common Core state education standards.

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Marisa Wong  |  November 6, 2013 6:11 PM | Comments
At the nation's first tech center for older adults, 67-year old Barbara Nathan is one of many seniors tackling the digital age and learning valuable tools to stay in the workforce.VIDEO
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September 25, 2013 3:22 PM | Comments
Education Secretary Arne Duncan addresses high school graduation rates at the New York Times' Schools for Tomorrow Conference.VIDEO
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September 25, 2013 3:21 PM | Comments
American Graduate Day features the Childrens' Library Discovery Center at Queens Library as part of this year's programming on the nation's dropout crisis.VIDEO
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September 25, 2013 3:20 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: an in-depth look at the Affordable Care Act, chronicles of the history of Brooklyn, displaced NJ residents, Arne Duncan and the New York Times Schools for Tomorrow conference, American Graduate Day.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  August 7, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
Google's first Geek Street Fair turned Chelsea’s 14th Street Park into a veritable smorgasbord of science, technology, engineering and math.VIDEO
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Chantel Simpson  |  July 24, 2013 4:01 PM | 1 Comment
On this week's Listening In segment, we take you to United Nations headquarters where Pakistani student and activist Malala Yousafzai gave a speech to the UN Youth Assembly on the importance of girls education on July 12.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 24, 2013 3:39 PM | Updated: August 19, 2013 10:00AM | 1 Comment
Cornell NYC Tech's $2 billion campus may be no more than a collection of architects' renderings, but preparations for the awaited applied sciences school have continued to progress behind the scenes.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
You may have heard versions of the story of the O.K. Corral, but have you heard the story of the woman behind the story? VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  May 1, 2013 3:18 PM | 2 Comments
The new National Museum of Mathematics at Madison Square Park hopes to teach students, parents, and teachers about the wonders of math.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 1, 2013 3:17 PM | 1 Comment
The Nature Conservancy's New York Executive Director Bill Ulfelder discusses the ways in which the Conservancy is adapting to a changing world.VIDEO
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