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One Winter Morning After the Snow

After a Big Snow Storm Snow and winter are not two of Joy's favorite things.  She does have the hang of her job, though.  In fact, she looks forward to setting up in the rec area ...

Excellence Baby Academy

By Simone Colbert Excellence Baby Academy (EBA) is my "Mommy Circle." That is how I described it to my husband when I came home each week. At this early childhood and parenting education program, you get tons of support from ...

Legislative War Over Education Tax Credit Heats Up

Legislative War Over Education Tax Credit Heats Up

Despite its popularity in some circles, Gov. Cuomo ‘s education tax credit proposal for parents and donors of nonpublic schools might have a difficult time getting traction in the state assembly. The proposal, dubbed Parental Choice in Education Act and ...

The Week Ahead: Feb 23 – 27

Photo: Life of Pix, by LEEROY 1. Weather: Temperatures freezing, in the 20s all week, with one warmer day on Wednesday when temperatures may get up near 40 degrees. No snow is expected.   2. Alternate side ...

From Brooklyn to Haiti, a Light Shines

Young audience members watch the Light the World Foundation annual music concert “We know that a population that is not educated will always be taken advantage of,” said 22-year-old Pierre Albert of Crown Heights. “Without education, ...

Face Time: Sudha Seetharaman

Sudha Seetharam, co-founder of Trilok School When your first walk into Sudha Seetharaman’s sunny office space in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, the first thing you notice is color! And it’s not just because her office is decorated ...

(A year after the Supreme Court’s Brown vs. Board of Education ruling ended school segregation, first-graders recite the Pledge of Allegiance in 1955 at Gwynns Falls Elementary School.) [Source:Richard Stacks, Baltimore Sun]

The Purpose of School

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio (r) selects Carmen Farina (l) as chancellor of NYC schools Two weeks ago, February 13 to be exact, newly appointed NYC Chancellor of Schools Carmen Farina and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

Showing Up is NOT Half the Battle

There is an old phrase that says “Showing up is half the battle." In the education world, especially in urban communities, I often hear this phrase when referring to my students, some of whom are sporadic in their attendance and ...

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