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Bronx Principal Appears In Gangster Movie

A new controversy is brewing at a Bronx elementary school over a violent low-budget movie.
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UPS Empowers The Developmentally Disabled To Discover Their Inner Artist

25 developmentally disabled individuals have taken up their paint brushes and discovered their "inner artist." They participate in a monthly arts skills program run by Unique People Services (UPS) held at the Bright Harp Residence in Jamaica, Queens....
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Girl Scouts & Sigma Gamma Rho Help Girls Imagine Engineering Careers

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will join forces with Sigma Gamma Rho, one of the nation's largest African American sororities, to help build awareness of career possibilities in science, technology, and engineering among girls and parents in the African American community....
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Bronx Principal Gets Bad Rap Over Sexy Videos

Many workers have hobbies that they pursue in their off-hours, but if their side passions are at odds with their day job, they can find themselves in big trouble. Case in point: Emmanuel Polanco, a Bronx junior high school principal who appears in videos as a rapper called "El Siki."...
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Icahn Charter Schools Open To 2014 Applicants

As of Friday, February 1, 2013 – Wednesday, April 3, 2013 we will be accepting applications for students entering Kindergarten – 8th grade in September 2013....
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Make Education In NYC A Priority

The current bus strike hurts kids. Serious negotiations could have avoided this debacle. It is a tragedy to use kids as pawns in an adult battle which could have been settled at the negotiating table. Surely, the Mayor needs to balance the budget but not on the backs of defenseless kids....
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Rally To Keep School Open

A Roman Catholic school in South Bronx that has been in operation for more than 100 years could close come 2013....
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Bronx Student Earns Degree

Northwestern State University of Louisiana at Natchitoches, LA awarded degrees to 849 students Friday at Fall Commencement Exercises in Prather Coliseum....
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Program Teaches Bronx Youth About Art & Entrepreneurship

“Gays love it,” she says. She has connected with a network of artists that push her to experiment, she has participated in two art shows and she has already sold five paintings — for $150 in total....
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Bronx Middle School Teacher Forced Students To Pray

A Bronx middle school teacher has admitted to forcing her students to pray, after an investigation by the DOE. Not only did she order students to “sit in a circle and sing and pray to God"—she also had her “class re-enact scenes from the life and death of Jesus.”...
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Nobel Prize Winner Went To Bronx Science HS

One of the winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science....
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Bronx Community College's New Library

With the opening of the North Hall and Library on the campus of Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, the Bronx borough can boast of a library that bristles with the most modern means of distributing information....
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Dierks Bentley Visits School In Bronx

In partnership with the CMA Foundation, Dierks Bentley spread his love of music not just by performing a live version of his songs to an elementary school in Bronx but also by enabling them to make their own music....
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Einstein Faculty Receive Grant

Social media is increasingly popular but engaging in its proper use can prove confusing and challenging – especially in the medical and healthcare arenas....
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BCSE Wins Prestigious National Award

Bronx Charter School for Excellence (BCSE) announced today it was named one of only 269 schools to win the 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award – the U.S. Department of Education's highest honor for schools across the country....
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NY School Districts Choose Sprigeo, The Online Bully Reporting System

This fall, Wantagh Union Free School District of Nassau County, New York and Union Endicott Central School District of Broome County, New York began using the high-tech, web-based bullying prevention and school safety product – Sprigeo. ...
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Bard Academy & Housing Planned With Bronx Music Heritage Center

The city council of the New York City borough of Bronx recently approved a $2.5 million plan for an innovative new project that combines education, low-income housing, and an ambitious local music program....
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Assata Traore To Graduate From UCO

Bronx resident Assata Traore graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Administration - International Business as a part of the summer 2012 class, which included 398 students from throughout the country and world....
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International Leadership Charter School

Seats are still avalible for the incomming 9th grade....
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"Green Graffiti” Project

Stephen Ritz, a 6th grade teacher in South Bronx, is challenging his students to grow food that will improve their health, gardens that will improve their neighborhoods, and jobs that will improve the trajectory of their lives in a notoriously poverty-stricken community....
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BP Diaz & Bronx Youth Corps Beautify Community Garden

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and student volunteers participating in the Bronx Youth Corps came together to beautify Latinos Unidos Community Garden in Melrose. Activities included painting a mural, building garden boxes and planting new trees at the site.
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Bronx House Performing Arts School Announces Summer Session

Bronx House School for Performing Arts and The Dance Studio at Bronx House is currently accepting registration for their seven-week summer session of group music and dance classes.
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DreamYard Prep Teacher Is Leading A Digital Revolution In Bronx

A bold and inspiring high school digital learning teacher from Bronx is Honored’s June 2017 national Honoree.
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P.S. 207 Receives NYC Emergency Management’s Ready School Of The Year Award

The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Department of Education will present the Ready School of the Year Award to Principal Tara O'Brien, I.A., at P.S. 207 in Bronx, for its outstanding commitment to preparedness education.
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Bronx Native Earns Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine Degree From Midwestern University

Melvin Parasram, D.O., M.S., of Bronx, New York, has completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) of Midwestern University. An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees took place on the Midwestern University campus in Glendale, Arizona, on May 31, 2017.
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Godson Amevor Of Bronx Honored As One Of Berkeley College School Of Health Studies' Pins Graduates

Graduates in the Practical Nurse program of the Berkeley College School of Health Studies were honored during a pinning ceremony held on April 25, 2017, in Woodland Park, NJ. Reciting the Florence Nightingale Pledge, the 29 graduates promised to uphold the integrity of the nursing profession before receiving their honors.

Radio City Music Hall Holds Talent Show For Bronx kids

Dozens of children from Bronx will have the chance of a lifetime to perform at Radio City Music Hall.

Bronx School Hopes Flight Simulators Help Students' Interest in Science and Math Take Off

A 12-year-old is flying over the coast of Long Island while sitting in a Bronx classroom.

Children's Literacy Program Comes To St. Barnabas Hospital

You have heard the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," well now doctors in the Bronx hope a book a visit will encourage pediatric patients to keep reading.

Bronx, Brooklyn Elementary Schools Receive $3 Million For New Books

Over a hundred of public elementary schools throughout Bronx and Brooklyn will receive $3 million to purchase new books, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Thursday.

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Chase Scheinbaum

is a student at the Columbia Journalism School, covering the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before coming to Columbia he worked as a staff reporter for a midsize daily newspaper in Western Massachusetts, and a freelance writer for regional magazines and a daily newspaper there.