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Martina Arroyo on Educating the Next Generation of Opera Singers

After she retired from the stage, Ms. Arroyo began a second career as an educator.

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Marisa Wong  |  April 23, 2014 11:23 AM | Comments
Peretz Lavie, president of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, discusses global education initiatives and progress with Cornell NYC Tech.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  April 23, 2014 11:23 AM | Comments

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.

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April 18, 2014 12:01 PM | Comments

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.

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Esha Ray  |  April 16, 2014 2:36 PM | 2 Comments
Education Commissioner John King takes on the criticism and explains why he continues to believe that Common Core will make better students and teachers.VIDEO
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April 16, 2014 2:35 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.

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April 11, 2014 1:15 PM | 1 Comment

On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.

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April 9, 2014 12:32 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club’s Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.

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Marisa Wong  |  April 9, 2014 12:32 PM | Comments
The One Club, a nonprofit that promotes and celebrates excellence in advertising, is working to open doors for college students from diverse backgrounds. VIDEO
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Tracy Wholf, PBS NewsHour Weekend  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
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.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
The program’s trainees includes everyone from those looking for a career change to former inmates, like Hussen Moore who struggled to find work after he was released from prison.VIDEO
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