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Guardians Of Rescue & Urban Animal Alliance To Visit P.S. 85

Guardians of Rescue and The Urban Animal Alliance, two organizations committed to helping animals, have teamed up to give the students at Public School 85 in Bronx a presentation on compassion. The two groups will join teachers in carrying out the “Circle of Compassion” presentation, in an effort to help children learn more about having compassion for animals. The presentation will be held at the school on April 30, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.
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Bronx High School’s Holocaust Museum

For Eric Stern, the Holocaust Leadership Class at the Bronx High School of Science was “probably the most formative experience I’ve had to date.” Stern spoke this past Friday at a reopening ceremony of the Holocaust Museum and Study center at the high school....
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Kids Comic Con Returns To BCC

Returning to the campus of the Bronx Community College, the seventh annual Kids Comic Con (KCC) will kick off on May 11, 2013 with more than 30 exhibitors, including Viz Media, Papercutz, Archie Comics, Jim Henson/Sesame Street and Scholastic Book Fairs, in addition to a slate of panels, film screenings and hands-on workshops on creating comics....
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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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“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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