Education

Reading, Writing and ...Coding?

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

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March 21, 2014 11:01 AM | Comments
MTA photographer Patrick Cashin on the 2nd Ave. subway, remedies for a slow commute far upstate, The Rockefeller University's Parents & Science initiative teaches about research in childhood health and behavior and a visit to the Digital Atelier.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  March 19, 2014 11:16 AM | Comments
Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature initiative was supposed to be universal pre-k but now charter schools are in the crossfire.VIDEO
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March 19, 2014 11:13 AM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC and The New York Times reporters discuss charter schools, an excerpt from The Story of the Jews and an interview with Simon Schama and a story about an “unforgettable” chorus group.

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March 14, 2014 3:15 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC and The New York Times reporters discuss charter schools, an excerpt from The Story of the Jews and an interview with Simon Schama and a story about an “unforgettable” chorus group.

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February 26, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments

The authors of a new book on Hillary Clinton, the last lighthouse keeper of Coney Island, artisan noodles and more.

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February 21, 2014 2:43 PM | Comments

Coming up next week: the authors of a new book on Hillary Clinton, the last lighthouse keeper of Coney Island, artisan noodles and more.

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Marisa Wong  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments

Rafael Pi Roman talks to Joe Brewster, co-director and co-producer of POV’s documentary, “American Promise.”

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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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