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7 (Not So) Easy Steps to Opening a Charter School
September 08, 2011 at 6:00 am

On Thursday, teachers and administrators began the usual routines of room redecorating and meeting new students. But for several charter schools that have just opened their doors, this year is all about creating entirely new systems. The founder of a new charter school talks MetroFocus through the grueling steps it took to get his school up and running.

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My 9/11: A New York United
September 07, 2011 at 3:52 pm

Lower Manhattan is my hometown, so it is difficult for me to express briefly my many memories of September 11, 2001. Standing outside my home and watching United Airlines Flight 175 strike the South Tower is forever etched in my memory as is the feeling of the ground shaking when the towers collapsed, as is the smell of the smoke […]

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An Elegy to the Twin Towers
September 07, 2011 at 12:16 pm

Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara documented the Twin Towers for 40 years before they fell on Sept. 11. Historian Anthony Robbins remembers when the towers were not so beloved. LOOK and LISTEN with our photo gallery and podcast.

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