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Building Bridges Between District & Charter Schools

NYC Collaborates, a joint project of the New York City charter schools sector and Department of Education, launched today to provide educators from across the city with opportunities to connect and share ideas to improve student achievement.

 

UFC Honors Bronx Academy Of Letters

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® recognized the Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters for its accomplishments with an “Octagon of Excellence™” award, which included a $5,000 grant....
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Frederick Alvarez Receives Award

Frederick "Freddy" Alvarez, '14, a journalism and mass communication major from Bronx, NY received the Residence Life Commitment Award during St. Bonaventure University's annual RA Awards Banquet Sunday, April 22, 2012....
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Bronx Teacher Talks Mary J. Blige, Volunteering & Love For Students

Tammi Butler is an educator by day and a supporter of nonprofits during her free time. She is actively involved with several organizations, including the Episcopal Social Services of New York and Woman of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity (WEST)....
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T&W Celebrates Poetry At Bronx Library Center

Join Teachers & Writers Collaborative for a poetry event celebrating the imaginations of New York City's young writers on Saturday, April 28, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Bronx Library Center....
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Bronx Students Break Ground On City’s Biggest Orchard

We are pleased to see projects like this sprouting up in Bronx - we could use more Johnny Appleseeds like these fine young folks in all five boroughs....
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Dunkin' Donuts Launches "Wishes DelivereD" Campaign

As part of an ongoing commitment to give back to the community in which it serves, Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the launch of a new charitable program, “Wishes DelivereD.” ...
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Bronx Zoo To Receive National Award For Teen Education Program

The Education Department at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo has been named winner of the 2012 EdCom Award for Excellence in Programming by the American Association of Museums (AAM) for its Wildlife Career Ladder program for teens....
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Zachary Andreadis - Eagle Scout

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, Zachary Aristides Andreadis, the seventeen year old grandson of resident, Paonne Andreadis completed his service project at St. Michael’s Home in the hopes of obtaining the highest rank of Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout....
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Explore Week At Bronx Lab School

From Tuesday April 3 to Thursday April 5, 2012, Bronx Lab School will once again send its students off to the world of service learning....
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Bronx Teacher's Online Charity Works Miracles

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need....
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Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Lehman College Graduates First MSN Cohort

In February, 18 Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center RNs who earned MSN degrees were celebrated at a luncheon in their honor. The nurses were the inaugural class of a collaborative program with the graduate school of nursing at Lehman College in the Bronx that began three years ago....
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Smart Money Course Offered

Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) announces the beginning of the first set of eleven week classes on money issues entitled “The Smart Money Program.”...
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Student Protesters Walk Out

At 12:05 p.m. on Friday, March 9, the students of Schomburg Satellite Academy in the South Bronx walked out of their classes and marched to the office of State Senator Ruben Diaz at 900 Rogers Place....
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Bronx Principal Fired For Fraud

A Bronx principal was removed from her job yesterday after the Department of Education released a 113-page report that identified testing fraud and transcript tampering....
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South Bronx Classical Charter School

This school year has been filled with many successes for South Bronx Classical Charter School. Due to our successes and our desire to provide high-quality education services to our scholars, we applied for a charter amendment to expand our school to eighth grade....
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Bronx Student Wins Scholastic Art Award

Bronx resident Ymani Francis, class of 2012, was one of eight Miss Porter’s School students recognized by the Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards program for their outstanding artistic contributions. Ymani received a silvery key award for photography. The silver key is given to works worthy of recognition on the regional level....
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Congressman Serrano Supports FIT Kids Act

After the October 2011 audit in New York, City Comptroller John Liu said that the city's Department of Education "is failing gym." His audit of 31 elementary schools found none complying with a requirement that they offer at least 120 minutes a week of physical education for students in kindergarten through sixth grade....
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International Students & Americana Homestay Host Family Move

Four years ago, Americana Homestay Host family Elizabeth Quaranta and David Claudio, along with daughters Emily and Catherine Quaranta, purchased a home on November 8th 2008, on East 205th by Lisbon Place to continue to offer International foreign exchange students their dream of living the American life in NYC while participating with the American family in their day to day activities....
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Let’s Move In School By Swim-A-Thon

Last week the Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus (TREC) swimming team held its 3rd Annual Swim-A-Thon. Nine swimmers participated to raise money for the campus swim program....
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Nearly 50 Low-Income NYC Parents Have Earned Certificates Allowing Them To Work In Early Head Start Programs

Today, the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) announced that nearly 50 parents of children enrolled in ACS Head Start have earned their Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate through a program launched by the City in 2016, allowing them to work with children in the EarlyLearn Early Head Start and Head Start programs.
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Two Lehman College Choruses Now Accepting New Members

Here is some good news for aspiring and seasoned vocalists alike: two Lehman College choruses are accepting new members for the spring semester.
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Four Years Later: HBCU Advocacy In New York

In December 2014, I finished the first half of my undergraduate freshmen. I was studying African and African American Studies at Claflin University.
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Lehman English Professor Siraj Ahmed To Receive Prestigious MLA Award

Lehman College English professor Siraj Ahmed is the recipient of the Modern Language Association of America’s 26th annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies for his book “The Archaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities.”
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & AT&T Host Annual Chess Challenge

Earlier today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and Chess in the Schools co-hosted the Bronx Borough President’s Annual Chess Challenge at the Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall.
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Five Ways To Protect Your Private Information Online

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today shared five ways for taxpayers to protect their private information online.
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BP Diaz Hosts “Fathers & Youth In Unity” Community Conversation

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx Fathers Taking Action co-hosted “Fathers & Youth in Unity,” a community conversation on a variety of issues surrounding fatherhood and youth in Bronx and across the five boroughs.
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Bronx Students To Speak With Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at Bronx’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, November 16.
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“As I Continue To Beat The Drum For HBCUs”

My name is Dennis Richmond, Jr. and I am the 23-year-old Founder and Director of The New York - New Jersey Historically Black College and University Initiative.
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BP Diaz Calls For Changes To School Tech Regulations

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling for urgent amendments to Directive 10, an out-of-date set of rules that prevents city public schools from purchasing portable technology such as such as Apple iPads, Google Chromebooks, Samsung Galaxy Tablets and Amazon Kindles.

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