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NYU: 94.7% of grads employed or in school

NYU: 94.7% of grads employed or in school

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

February 2, 2015


Filed under News

A study by the Wasserman Center show that 94.7% of alums were either employed or furthering their studies.

De Blasio education reform beneficial

De Blasio education reform beneficial

By Zahra Haque, Staff Columnist

November 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

With a commitment to amending schools rather than eliminating them, de Blasio’s school policy is much more beneficial to students than that of his predecessor, Michael Bloomberg.

[UPDATE] Unclear future for proposed school

[UPDATE] Unclear future for proposed school

By Suebin Kim, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014


Filed under News

NYU backs out of plan to build a public school

De Blasio begins first mayoral term with focus on snowstorms, taxes

De Blasio begins first mayoral term with focus on snowstorms, taxes

January 26, 2014


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In the minutes after midnight on Jan. 1, Bill de Blasio was sworn into office as the 109th mayor of New York City. One of the first challenges de Blasio has faced as the mayor of New York are the snowstorms. De Blasio made a statement advising caution due to the dangerous weather and temperatu...

Letter to the Editor: School lunches severely lacking in taste, variety, nutrition

Letter to the Editor: School lunches severely lacking in taste, variety, nutrition

May 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The students of EBC High School for Public Service in the Bushwick community are appalled over the state of our school lunches. Insufficient and poor quality foods are discouraging and distracting to students throughout the school day, and it seems that the issues with school lunches are citywide and...

Rock and Roll Foundation to mix school, music

Rock and Roll Foundation to mix school, music

April 25, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features

“Try to imagine a movie without a soundtrack. Even if not totally lifeless, it would never be as engaging as a film where music draws you in. History classes, too often, are like that movie without music,” said Robert Cohen, a Steinhardt professor of social studies education. “Where music is...

NYU-Poly teams up to open science program for middle school

NYU-Poly teams up to open science program for middle school

April 24, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

In an effort to provide more opportunities for K-12 students to tackle challenging coursework in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the Polytechnic Institute at NYU has partnered with the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) to expand NYU-Poly’s Science of Smart Ci...

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