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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.

'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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Tuckahoe High School Students Participate In 'Big Bronx' Debate

The Tuckahoe High School Debate Team competed in multiple categories in the 43rd annual installment of the New York City Invitational sponsored by the Bronx High School of Science earlier this semester....
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Malala Yousafzai Honored At St. Raymond Academy

Students at St. Raymond Academy, an all-girl school in Bronx, honored a young Pakistani girl for her role in fighting for equal educational rights for women....
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Hyundai Supports Math In Bronx

Hyundai Motor America has awarded a grant to support the expansion of the Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math program from MIND Research at six public schools in Bronx....
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Testing Mom Announces 1st Annual Testing Week For NYC Parents

Free Seminars will help parents around New York City to effectively navigate the gifted and talented testing and private school admissions process. ...
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Hyde Leadership Charter School Celebrates Its 1st High School Graduating Class

Innovative family-based character education model helps class of 2013 achieve 95% college acceptance rate....
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Bronx High School Of Science Principal To Retire

The embattled principal of Bronx High school of Science is stepping down. The city’s Department of Education says Valerie Reidy is retiring and had planned to do so before this current school year....
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Help 15 Kids From Bronx

Help fifteen high school students from Bronx and five dedicated teachers to have a Summer of learning that could change their lives - and change the way kids learn all across America....
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The Learning Tree School - 8th Grade Trip To India

The Learning Tree Cultural Preparatory School (“TLT”) is a private school located in New York City. TLT has been serving children in surrounding communities for more than thirty years, providing an excellent learning experience from early childhood through eighth grade....
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Guns N' Roses Guitarist Ron Thal Jams With Bronx Students

On Wednesday, Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal partnered with Gibson and the Little Kids Rock music program to deliver free guitars and jam with students at Mott Hall Community School in Bronx....
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Bronx Students' Math App Wins Contest

Sixth-graders from the Bronx Academy of Promise are getting recognition for designing an app that helps teach math....
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Jon Favreau & E.L. Doctorow At Bronx Science Gala

What do eight Nobel Prize winners, five Pulitzer Prize winners, Academy Award and Emmy winners and my husband, Joseph Leon (‘46) — at one time director of the Electron Microscope Laboratory at Columbia University — have in common?...
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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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Bronx Charter Schools For Better Learning - Test Scores

The charter school movement in New York State is approaching its 20th anniversary, and there is no better way to reflect on the impact of the law than by talking about how schools are living up to their promise.
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BP Diaz & Fat Joe Launch Public School Sneaker Initiative

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., together with hip-hop legend and Bronx native Fat Joe, today announced the launch of a new initiative designed to increase student performance in four Bronx public schools. The announcement took place at the Fox Street Campus, home of two of the schools that will take part in this program.
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BP Diaz Calls For Increased Computer Science In Public Schools

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a new report, “Programming New York City Students for Success,” which outlines an expanded view of computer science education in New York City public schools.
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Ballet Academy East Appoints Jenna Lavin As New Principal Of Pre-Professional Division

New York City’s leading center for complete ballet education, Ballet Academy East (BAE) today announced the appointment of Jenna Lavin as Principal of the BAE Pre-Professional Division. A BAE faculty member since 2003, Lavin has been teaching ballet to young dancers throughout her career and has choreographed over 20 ballets for Ballet Academy East.
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12th Annual “Dads Take Your Child To School” Celebration

Students and families will walk from the Bronx River Cornerstone Community Center to neighboring schools.
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$20M Bronx School Expansion Complete

A $20 million expansion to the Bronx Charter School for Excellence for Excellence Community Schools (ECS) has been completed.
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A.S.A.P Foundation Hosts Its First-Ever Back To School Drive For Youths In Harlem

The Always Strive and Prosper (ASAP) foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the awareness of substance abuse, as well as providing support for alternatives promoting drug prevention and education.
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BP Ruben Diaz Jr. Provides Nearly $10 Million To Bronx Schools

With the new school year set to begin, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced his office has provided nearly $10 million in new capital funding to public schools in every corner of the borough.

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