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2014-02-24 23:02:23

Latino Students Sharpen “STEM” Skills in Bronx Program Sponsored by Verizon in Partnership with LNESC, The Sports Foundation and De Witt Clinton HS New York (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Hispanic students, the largest minority group in New York City public schools, are the focus of a new after school program in the Bronx designed to grow interest and skill in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The STEM Explorer Program for high school students is based at...

2013-12-12 23:28:11

8-week after-school game design classes are now open for enrollment. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 TechJOYnT Academy is now enrolling for their Spring 8-Week After School Camps. On January 6, 2014, students can learn Game Design from their recently added instructor - Bryan Sekine. Bryan is an Oklahoma City Community College alumni with a degree in Video Game Design and Certificate of Mastery in Animation. Bryan was a previous intern that taught a few game design classes in...

2013-11-11 16:23:10

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parthenon Group's Education Practice today released an independent assessment of the New York City Department of Education's structure for school support, based on months of stakeholder input and analytical research. As the current administration reflects on where its reforms to school support leave the system, the report identifies the "core values" of the current system most worthy of preserving, and prioritizes areas where school support can be...

2013-05-29 23:20:32

Will the largest Education Department in America, New York City, step up and take a stand against mediocre academic results? City wide proposal submitted to combat summer slide phenomenon by implementing proven, research based solutions. NYC, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs have been in the educational dialogue for well over a decade. Only in recent years has the proposed implementation of SEL practices in classrooms come to the forefront of the...

2013-03-20 08:27:51

Urban School Food Alliance Shows Solidarity by Serving the Same Menu to 2.9 Million Students LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a show of solidarity in providing healthy meals to U.S. students, the Urban School Food Alliance (USFA), which consists of some of the largest school districts in the country, will be serving the same lunch menu to its more than 2.9 million students today. The six school districts, New York City Department of Education, Los Angeles Unified...

2012-10-22 11:26:15

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty-three percent of New Yorkers think that Department of Education should not be dispensing Plan B to high school students. A poll commissioned by the Chiaroscuro Foundation and conducted by Smith Johnson Research surveyed 600 New Yorkers on the New York City Department of Education's controversial CATCH program, and on their opinions of abstinence education. Complete poll results are available at nycparentschoice.org. "As usual, the...

2009-11-21 19:42:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Research projects in the areas of biophysics and chemistry scored top marks this evening, as Ruoyi Jiang of East Setauket, New York and the team of Xiao (Cathy) Zhou of Flushing, New York; Israt Ahmed of Woodhaven, New York; and Stephanie Chen of Bayside, New York received the highest honors at the Region Four Finals of the 2009 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier high school science competition. (Logo:...

2008-10-20 18:00:26

The Citi Foundation and Teachers Network have again partnered to bring the groundbreaking New Teacher Resource Program to New York City teachers. For the 2008-2009 school year, Citi Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to Teachers Network to bring this program to over 600 new teachers, as well as their support teams, throughout the Department of Education's Community Learning Support Organization (LSO)--comprising over 160 schools throughout the city, primarily in Brooklyn and Manhattan....

2008-06-19 15:00:30

By John Hill The 68-page report finds little fault with the school and is termed "exceptionally positive throughout" by incoming principal Kevin McNamara. LINCOLN -- The School Department has received a glowing report on its high school from a certification committee, and school officials say they are confident that means the school will be recertified later this year. The decision on certification, which could be good for as long as 10 years, is up to the New England Association of...

2007-10-09 09:00:39

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) chose today the recipients of the inaugural "Principals of Excellence" Awards. The awards were created by Time Warner to celebrate the leadership of exemplary principals in New York City public schools. The five winners were selected from among 14 finalists by a distinguished panel chaired by Time Warner Chairman and CEO Dick Parsons. The awards continue Time Warner's longstanding commitment to developing leadership in the New York City public school...