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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.

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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Family Life Academy Charter School 2

Enroll now! School starts September 5, 2012....
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Business Education To Benefit African American Youth

The African Women Power (AWP) Network, announced today that it will develop and stage a series of FREE business education webinars developed exclusively for African women and youths who want to be entrepreneurs....
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Giving Back Project At PS 307, Bronx

Peanut butter, jelly, cookies, lemonade and math are some of the ingredients that children at PS 307 in the Bronx are using to heal big hurts in the world....
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Bronx Students On Niagara Univerity's Dean's List

The following Niagara University students from Bronx were named to the University's academic dean's list for the Spring 2012 semester....
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Bronx Student Named To Honor Roll

Nine hundred forty-eight students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana were named to the Honor List for the Spring 2012 semester, according to Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Lisa Abney....
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Bill Shore's Commencement Address At Bronx Community College

Bill Shore, the founder and executive director of Share Our Strength, the nation’s leading organization working to end childhood hunger in America, delivered earlier today the commencement address at Bronx Community College....
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FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg To Deliver Commencement Address At Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 commencement ceremony for Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University....
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Chasidic Jewish Principal Of A South Bronx School

When Chabad Chasidic Jew and former U.S. Army intelligence offer, Shimon Waronker, first took over as principal of Jr. High School 22 in the South Bronx it was rated on of the most violent schools in New York City....
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Bronx Students Present At WREF 2012

Getting educated about solar and other forms of renewable energy is becoming more mainstream these days, reaching students in South Bronx....
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Building Bridges Between District & Charter Schools

NYC Collaborates, a joint project of the New York City charter schools sector and Department of Education, launched today to provide educators from across the city with opportunities to connect and share ideas to improve student achievement....
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UFC Honors Bronx Academy Of Letters

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® recognized the Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters for its accomplishments with an “Octagon of Excellence™” award, which included a $5,000 grant....
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Frederick Alvarez Receives Award

Frederick "Freddy" Alvarez, '14, a journalism and mass communication major from Bronx, NY received the Residence Life Commitment Award during St. Bonaventure University's annual RA Awards Banquet Sunday, April 22, 2012....
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Bronx Teacher Talks Mary J. Blige, Volunteering & Love For Students

Tammi Butler is an educator by day and a supporter of nonprofits during her free time. She is actively involved with several organizations, including the Episcopal Social Services of New York and Woman of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity (WEST)....
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T&W Celebrates Poetry At Bronx Library Center

Join Teachers & Writers Collaborative for a poetry event celebrating the imaginations of New York City's young writers on Saturday, April 28, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Bronx Library Center....
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Bronx Students Break Ground On City’s Biggest Orchard

We are pleased to see projects like this sprouting up in Bronx - we could use more Johnny Appleseeds like these fine young folks in all five boroughs....
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Dunkin' Donuts Launches "Wishes DelivereD" Campaign

As part of an ongoing commitment to give back to the community in which it serves, Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the launch of a new charitable program, “Wishes DelivereD.” ...
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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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Jasmeet Sidhu

is a New York-based writer and producer. She was previously a reporter for the Toronto Star in Canada, and a blogger for the Huffington Post. Jasmeet is currently a fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School.