Education

Teachers Learn to Use 3D Printers

Who would have ever thought the Department of Defense would have a workshop to teach the nuts and bolts of 3D printing to a group of teachers?

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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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Marisa Wong  |  February 27, 2013 10:11 AM | 1 Comment
A recent report from the Center for an Urban Future looks at the role of public libraries in the digital age.VIDEO
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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
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