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Bronx Math Teacher Wins Sloan Award

A Bronx math teacher won the prestigious Sloan Award for teaching excellence.
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Bronx Organization For Learning Differences Holds Its 2nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival

Bronx Organization for Learning Differences (BOLD), a special education preschool program for children ages three to five, held their second annual Fall Harvest Festival on October 31, 2014....
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Bronx Community College Opens Geospatial Technology Center

The Bronx Community College of the City University of New York October 3, 2014 held a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch the Geospatial Technology Center of the CREST Institute, a collaboration between BCC and the CUNY Remote Sensing Earth System Institute....
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Bronx Woman Receives $25K Fellowship For Peacemaking Work

A Bronx woman has been named one of five winners of the 2nd annual Peace First Prize at the National Press Club in Washington, DC....
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Drop Everything And Read Day At The Bronx Library Center

Every so often I like to give myself a Drop Everything And Read (D.E.A.R.) Day. I find it to be a great de-stressor....
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Law Firm Adopts Bronx Charter School

White & Williams LLP is helping to fund the Reading Partners literacy program at the Hyde Leadership Charter School on Bryant Avenue....
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Tiffany Tavarez Gets Mariano Rivera Scholarship

A New York Yankees legend is helping one Bronx teen begin her college career. ...
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Bronx Triangle’s Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Bronx Triangle’s sixth annual scholarship awards ceremony was held at Eastwood Manor Supper Club in Bronx with families and friends of nine Bronx Triangle scholarship recipients as they prepare to be accepted into colleges of their choice and pursue their degrees....
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Thomas Sowell: Moral Bankruptcy

If you want to get some idea of the moral bankruptcy of our educational system, read an article in the May 4th issue of the New York Times Magazine titled, “The Tale of Two Schools.”...
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Fordham Football Starts Mentoring Program

Having to balance a full class load along with athletic responsibilities can be tough for most students-athletes....
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Bronx Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program Ranks No. 1

The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program of Bronx Community College's Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Department has been named number one among New York State's 77 practical nursing programs and schools....
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Mercy College’s Annual Bronx Leadership Awards

Mercy College is hosting the College’s annual Bronx Leadership Awards Reception Thursday, March 20, 2014....
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'Art Force Five' To Bring Message Of Non-Violence To Bronx Schools

Alfred University (AU) students wearing colorful “superhero” disguises will spend their spring break spreading a positive message of equality and non-violence throughout Bronx....
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Dr. Schoenberg Named Chair At Albert Einstein

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, have named Mark Schoenberg, MD, professor and university chair of the department of urology. He will assume his new position in April 2014....
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Nonprofit Organization Teaches Bronx Students How To Perform

One nonprofit organization is taking Broadway from Manhattan into Bronx schools....
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Raychell Vélez Wins Bronx SciFest

Raychell Vélez, a senior at Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics High School, took the top prize for her research on the effects of acidity and salinity in plant growth at Lehman’s second annual Bronx SciFest, held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. The prize includes a four-year scholarship to Lehman College, a cash prize, and a chance to compete at the New York City Science and Engineering (NYCSE) Fair....
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Northern Oklahoma College Homecoming King Is From Bronx

Hunter Aubrey of Moore and Manny Mendez, Bronx, NY, were crowned Northern Oklahoma College Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of the Mavericks vs. Murray State College basketball game February 13, 2014....
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Budding Scientists Prepare For 2nd Annual Bronx SciFest

Lehman College will host its second annual Bronx SciFest on Wednesday, February 26, 2014....
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Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Retains Strong Funding

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University ranked among the top fifth of medical schools in securing research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2013....
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PS 55 Turns 100

P.S. 55 celebrated its 100th birthday today in Claremont....
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NYC Autism Charter School - Events

The NYCA Charter Schools Board Meetings are open to parents, staff and any other members of the public.
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Colorism And Bronx

Bank Street is big on social justice. We roar like lions at the inequities of our educational system. It is a source of pride for many of us graduate students that equity, exploring institutional and systemic racism, color, culture, bias, stereotypes and activism are steadfast anchors - integral bones in the Bank Street body.
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New Rochelle Board Of Education Hires Beatrice Lopez

The New Rochelle Board of Education filled two key administrative positions on Tuesday. Daniel Gonzalez, who served as the assistant principal at Isaac E. Young Middle School, was named the House I principal at New Rochelle High School, and Beatrice Lopez, a former assistant principal in the Bronx, was named the new middle school English department chairperson.
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Bronx Aerospace High School Gets New Professional Flight Simulator

Students are taking flight at a Bronx school.
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Bronx Community College Student On A Mission To Diversify Children’s Literature

Something special happened at Bronx Community College over the Summer.
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1st Day Of School In New York City Comes With Changes

Thursday marked the first day of school for 1.1 million students at New York City public schools.
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Want To Understand Betty Rosa’s Vision? Check Out The Bronx “Community School” She Visited.

On the first day of school Thursday, Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa stood next to a giant pair of scissors in front of a jungle gym at P.S. 55 in Bronx, preparing to announce the opening of a new million-dollar playground.

Community Courses At Calvary Hospital

WHAT:      MENTORS THROUGH MOURNING PROGRAM   Calvary Hospital invites mental health professionals and those in education, who work with children and teens, to our “Mentors Through Mourning” Program.    Now in its 15th year, this
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How A Bronx Teacher Started A Green Classroom Revolution That Is Spreading Across The U.S.

Have you ever been in a position to change the world, or at least your small slice of it? Did you do it? Did you take the risks that would make a difference in the lives of others? If something held you back — unfavorable odds, fear of failure, lack of courage or something else — then Stephen Ritz's "The Power of a Plant" is for you.
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Bronx Freedom Fund Wants To Bail Out Young People Before School Starts

For many teenagers, going back to school means sharp pencils, fresh sneakers, and a stylish new backpack, but for the ones imprisoned on Rikers Island, it represents something they do not currently have: freedom.

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John Ryan

is a Clifton Park, New York native, a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City and a freelance reporter and photographer. He received a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy in 2003. He served two tours in Iraq as a platoon leader in the U.S. Army, wrote a 160-page guide to capture insurgents and earned a Bronze Star for meritorious service before being discharged as a captain in 2008. He is a certified personal trainer and will represent Ireland at the World Lacrosse Championships this summer (2010).