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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.

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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Bronx Zoo To Receive National Award For Teen Education Program

The Education Department at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo has been named winner of the 2012 EdCom Award for Excellence in Programming by the American Association of Museums (AAM) for its Wildlife Career Ladder program for teens....
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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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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).