Reporter Rick Karr examines a new approach to mentoring that combines face-to-face interaction with weekly emails and four-year long relationships with students.
MetroFocus examines the success of mentoring in public schools, suggestions for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio from the President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, and the story of New Jersey Vietnam War veterans bringing a helicopter back to life.
On this edition of MetroFocus: a look at one of the most contested rezoning projects facing NYC, a festival making healthcare accessible for artists, studying the sea with underwater drones, behind the scenes at PBS’ Masterpiece, and Christmas trees from New Jersey.
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.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan addresses high school graduation rates at the New York Times’ Schools for Tomorrow Conference.
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.
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.
Google’s first Geek Street Fair turned Chelsea’s 14th Street Park into a veritable smorgasbord of science, technology, engineering and math.