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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Beth Garbitelli & Greg Jacobs  |  February 25, 2013 5:42 PM | Comments
Good news and bad news for NYC libraries: Less city support, but attendance is up. VIDEO
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By Senior Correspondent Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  February 25, 2013 3:49 PM | Comments
A new federal website is designed to help families do their homework before choosing a college or university. VIDEO
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Emma Cott  |  February 13, 2013 12:13 PM | Comments
In this week's edition of MetroFocus, multimedia reporter Emma Cott takes us to Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability, where students are still playing catch up more than 100 days after hurricane Sandy.
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Dari Kotzker  |  February 7, 2013 9:33 AM | Comments
Members of the New Jersey Board of Education adopted the first round of regulations to help guide districts in evaluating teachers.VIDEO
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Madeline Orton  |  January 22, 2013 10:57 AM | Comments
Liberty Science Center is featuring "The Art of Science," an exhibition of the top 45 photographs from Princeton University's annual competition of the same name. VIDEO
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David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 17, 2012 6:40 PM | Comments
Statistically, school is probably the safest place your child can be but any parent will tell you that dropping their child off in the morning is a leap of faith.VIDEO
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
Gov. Chris Christie has responded with indifference to questions about whether he's interested in being a vice presidential candidate. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, his polling numbers have dropped slightly. Flickr/forwardstl
David Cruz for NJ Today  |  November 16, 2012 5:30 PM | Comments
The contract, which includes the heretofore unheard of concept of merit pay for certain teachers, was celebrated as a potential game changer across New Jersey, and the country.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  November 15, 2012 2:39 PM | Comments
An expert psychiatrist gives parents advice on helping children with post-storm anxiety and schools help students cope when they return to class.VIDEO
New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said that. AP/Mike Groll
Geoff Decker and Philissa Cramer for Gotham Schools  |  November 13, 2012 8:32 AM | Comments
Six city schools that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy won’t reopen until 2013.
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