Education

At-risk Students Paint Their Way to Graduation with Publicolor

MetroFocus' Andrea Vasquez reports on Publicolor's unique initiatives designed to boost graduation rates through painting and other creative endeavors.

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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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April 3, 2013 10:02 AM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus an inside look at different approaches to saving failing schools. Rafael Pi Roman interviews Cuban blogger, Yoani Sánchez. And Dr. Robert Darnell talks about new developments from the New York Genome Center.VIDEO
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Liz Robbins, The New York Times  |  April 3, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
Adlai E. Stevenson High School used to be one of the most dangerous in New York City. Today, it is home to nine small high schools that teach the same people, and each school has different results.VIDEO
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Mike Schneider, NJ Today Managing Editor  |  April 3, 2013 9:46 AM | Comments
NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider sat down with University of California-Berkeley professor David Kirp on one of the unsung success stories in public education and it’s taking place in Hudson County’s Union City schools.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  April 3, 2013 9:46 AM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman interviews Mary Conway-Spiegel, founder of a new organization called Partnership for Student Advocacy that is raising funds and awareness for closing schools in New York City.VIDEO
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March 29, 2013 3:30 PM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at different approaches to saving failing schools. Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez talks to Rafael Pi Roman in one of her few interviews in the United States.VIDEO
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Michael Aron, NJ Today  |  March 26, 2013 11:37 AM | 1 Comment
With the mayor of Camden at his side, Christie announced the state is taking over the Camden City Schools.VIDEO
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