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Growing Up NYC Digital Platform Is One-Stop Hub For Parents & Caregivers To Access City Services, Programs & Events Available To Children & Families

Launched back in October by First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, the Growing Up NYC digital platform's primary functions is to give parents and caregivers a rundown of constructive events happening in each borough based on their child’s age. The platform would be particularly helpful during winter recess when parents will be left with the task of finding fun and constructive ways to keep kids occupied.
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Bronx Borough President Diaz Hosts "Chess In The Schools" Tournament

On Tuesday, December 20, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will welcome over 200 students, grades 3-8, from Bronx public schools to the Andrew Freedman Home to compete in the Bronx Borough President’s Chess Challenge. ...
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Alhassan Susso Named In Top 50 Shortlist For $1M Global Teacher Prize 2017

Alhassan Susso, from the International Community High School in Bronx, has been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2017....
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Jeffrey Mejia Receives New York City Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Scholarship

Berkeley College scholar-athlete Jeffrey Mejia, 20, of Bronx, NY, celebrated on Friday, December 2, when he received a $2,000 scholarship from the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) at Maestro’s Caterers in Bronx....
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Edgar Gomez, MD, Received The Adjunct Faculty Of The Year Award

Edgar Gomez, MD, Medical Assistant program, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, received the Adjunct Faculty of the Year award during a dinner reception held at Battery Gardens on November 3, 2016, in Manhattan, NY....
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Roberta Seret's FILMeds

Students are used to typica l classroom routine. They go from lesson to lesson throughout the day, from one form of text to another. It is easy for students to become mentally lost while staring at yet another sea of words during their day at school....
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First Annual Gear Up For The Future Youth Event

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Morris Heights Health Center, in partnership with Affinity Health Plan, heldthe first annual “Gear-Up for the Future” Youth Eventat Bronx Community College (BCC)....
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Gear Up For The Future

Morris Heights Health Center, in partnership with Affinity Health Plan, is proud to announce the first annual “Gear-Up for the Future” Youth Event, scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Bronx Community College (BCC), located at 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453....
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Sixty Visually Impaired Students (K-6) March Proudly

In celebration of White Cane Day, 60 visually impaired or blind students (kindergarten through 6TH grade) at the New York Institute for Special Education (NYISE) will take to the streets as they proudly sport their canes and hold posters....
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FC Barcelona Foundation Debuted Its FutbolNet NY Program

The FC Barcelona Foundation debuted its FutbolNet New York program at M.S. 129 in Bronx....
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Kia Mahootian, A Bronx Teen, Won The National Young Heroes Award

Kia Mahootian, a Bronx resident, is a rising senior at New Exploration into Science, Technology and Math High School (P.S. 539) in Manhattan....
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"Rocking The Boat" Visits Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) welcomed 15 students from "Rocking The Boat" to experience environmental and boat building career opportunities....
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These Bronx Students Share What It Means To Be A Global Citizen

Last Friday, Global Citizen attended Career Day at M.S. 223 The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology in South Bronx....
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Hundreds Of NYC Students Meet Clean-Tech Aviation Pioneers & Tour Plane

Today, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle- and high-school students joined Covestro and Swiss Consulate representatives at JFK International Airport to welcome the history-making Solar Impulse airplane (Si2)—and the clean-tech pioneers who conceived it—to New York. The plane flew into NYC on Saturday, marking the final U.S. stop in the first solar-powered flight around the world....
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2nd Annual NYC "10 Under 20: Young Innovators To Watch" Awards

CE Week, New York City's largest consumer electronics (CE) and technology event, announces today the winners of the 2nd annual "10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch" award competition....
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Lawrence Jaeger Announces Scholarship Awards For Bronx High School Students

The Lawrence Jaeger Award for Scholastic Achievement created by Lawrence Jaeger, a well-respected New York City Dermatologist and owner of Advanced Dermatology Associates will be presented at the awards and graduation ceremonies at Bronx Latin School and the Bronx High School for Science....
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A New Bronx Tale - Manhattan College Mini Baja Competes In Rochester/Palmyra, NY

The Bronx has produced its share of heroes and notable teams—sports and otherwise—no doubt. But, did you know that the “Birthplace of Hip Hop” produces a racing team that designs and builds its own car? The Manhattan College Mini Baja Club is no ordinary extracurricular activity....
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Alissa Mori Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

Alissa Mori of Bronx, New York has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship worth up to $40,000 annually, the foundation announced today. Alissa is a senior at Fieldston School and will be attending Columbia University/Barnard College....
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Bronx Student Named To Dean's Honor Roll At Fort Hays State University

Samantha Dorn, Bronx (10474), earned a place on the spring 2016 Dean's Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan. Dorn is a freshman majoring in tourism and hospitality management....
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P.S. 69 Journey Prep School In Bronx Sets Example For School Sustainability Effort

P.S. 69 Journey Prep School, an elementary school in Bronx, NY, has been selected as a recipient of the Green Flag Award, a national honor given only to top schools who show exceptional leadership, education and action on school and community environmental issues....
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Union Wins Victory In Legal Fight Over KIPP Charter School In South Bronx

A federal court dealt a blow Tuesday to the KIPP charter network in its legal fight with New York City’s teachers union over a KIPP school in South Bronx.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Chess Challenge

On December 19, 2017, 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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Park University Kansas City Area December 2017 Graduates Announced

Park University held its December 2017 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on December 9, 2017 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, MO.
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Monroe College Hosts 29th Annual Holiday Celebration For The Children Of Students, Faculty & Staff

Monroe College, a national leader in educating urban and international students, held its 29th annual celebration today for the children of students, faculty, and staff. The popular event traditionally ushers in the holiday season on campus.
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Bronx Professors Work To Teach Western Civilization To Some Of The Nation’s Poorest Students

Located in South Bronx, Hostos Community College is in the middle of the poorest urban congressional district in the United States.
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From Bronx To Harvard: Swizz Beatz Just Graduated From Business School

Swizz Beatz is clearly a master in the studio, but now he has also a master in the classroom.
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BP Diaz At at P.S. 106

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. took part in the National Young Readers’ Day at P.S. 106 in Parkchester.
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Classical Charter Schools Outperforms The Best NY Public School Districts In The State & The City For The 3rd Year In A Row

On this year’s state exams, Classical Charter Schools once again outscored both the city and state averages by a wide margin, with 81% of children passing the ELA test, and 78% passing math.
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After Fatal School Stabbing, City Hall Announces New Anti-Bullying Programs

A month after a deadly stabbing in a Bronx school, the de Blasio administration announces a series of new anti-bullying initiatives. Here is the story.
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Principal Of Bronx School Where Student Stabs Classmates Reassigned

The principal of the school where an 18-year-old student stabbed two of his classmates has been reassigned.

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