Education Commissioner John King talks about public education issues beyond Common Core, Race to the Top and the state’s role in expanding universal pre-k in New York City.
Hari Sreenivasan asks “Why aren’t there more women in tech fields?”, Commissioner King on overlooked issues in public education, a professor who collects a poem a day from New York subway riders and more.
Education Commissioner John King takes on the criticism and explains why he continues to believe that Common Core will make better students and teachers.
On this edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.
On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.
On this edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club’s Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.
The One Club, a nonprofit that promotes and celebrates excellence in advertising, is working to open doors for college students from diverse backgrounds.
At P.S. 333 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, students are studying science in their very own rooftop greenhouse — one of 12 built as part of an initiative to put 100 greenhouse labs in New York City schools by 2020.
The sweet aroma of fruit tarts and cheesecake fills the air in the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s kitchen. These irresistible desserts are made by chefs-in-training, students of the Food Service Training Academy. “People who come from our program come from all walks of life. What they find here is hopefully a purpose,” said Community FoodBank of New Jersey Director […]