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PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

By Natalie Whalen, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

PBS’s Point of View documentary series will feature the stirring “All the Difference” this Monday, Sept. 12. The film follows the respective paths of two Urban Prep high school students from the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago as they move from high school to four-year universities. Both raw and hea...

Reviews smash DKNY, question bland future

Reviews smash DKNY, question bland future

By Mikaella Evaristo, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Has Donna Karan taken with her the fashion revolution she inspired by stepping down from globally recognized Donna Karan International? Though the major fashion icon remains an adviser to her own company, she has bequeathed the original New York style brand to Public School duo Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow, the new creative directors of the brand.

Fellowship to foster public school teachers

Fellowship to foster public school teachers

September 13, 2013


Filed under News

    The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development announced the establishment of the Brooke Astor International Travel Fellowship, on Sept. 4. The program will start by sending a group of 10 to 12 New York City teachers to Shanghai in the summer of 2014 with th...

Students First or ‘politics first’?

September 11, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

It’s become an accepted bipartisan fact, given the nature of political versus actual truth in our post-truth political system, that America’s schools are gravely broken. Broken almost beyond repair. The popular agitprop documentary “Waiting for Superman,” heavily praised by both political parties,...