Tag Archives: Education

UC Recap – December 12th – December 17th

The Hamilton cultural juggernaut continues to conquer. How do you cap off a year that includes 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, a...

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The Billionaire Buoys Club
Los Million-arios del Mar

Llámelos Millon-arios. Jóvenes locales se han convertido en miembros de un club especial cuyas actividades incluyen concentrarse...
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The Hug at the White House
El abrazo en la Casa Blanca

Este detective pasó de navegar por el metro a mirar las estrellas en la Casa Blanca. Recientemente, mientras andaba en el metro, Ian Aquino...
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“More than 100 x 35”
“Más que 100 x 35”

It’s a global thing. The financial institution Banco Popular de Puerto Rico partnered recently with the Acacia Network to host a screening of...
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“Allocate” is advocates’ demand
“Asignar” es la demanda de los defensores

Make good. That was the demand from education advocates calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo to follow through on...
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Will ACA repeal wreak havoc?
¿La revocación de ACA causará caos?

More than a million New Yorkers would lose their health insurance with even a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to...
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UC Recap – December 5th – December 10th

We The People – A Social Justice Theatre Festival was an absolute blast. The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) really outdid themselves ...

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Community News – 12.07.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.07.16

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio. Join members of the community in Fri., Jan. 6th at...
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Catch on to Kinder Applications
Atención a la Aplicación

The kindergarten application process is officially underway. All students born in 2012 who currently live in New York City are eligible to attend...
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A Profile in Persistence
Un perfil de persistencia

He’s been a military combat veteran, a police officer, an actor, and a singer. The roles have occasionally been real – and sometimes they’ve been...
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A Lighting with LINC
Encendido con LINC

El jueves 8 de diciembre, Literacy Inc. (LINC por sus siglas en inglés) se asociará con Caridades Católicas y el Centro Comunitario Dyckman...
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On their marks
En sus marcas

Instruments can be hard to come by at WHIN. String and brass instruments tend to be expensive. So most children in The Washington Heights...
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Scholarship Support
Apoyo Becario

The Dyckman Institute Scholarship provides financial support to outstanding students from Washington Heights and Inwood...
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A plea for pardon
Súplica por indulto

vy Teng Lei ha estado viviendo con miedo. Desde la victoria de Donald Trump en la elección presidencial, la inmigrante china Lei dijo que...
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“We will not tolerate hate or racism”
“No toleraremos el odio ni el racismo”

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an open letter to all students in New York following recent incidents of bias and discrimination reported...
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Community News – 11.23.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.23.16

Únase el sábado 3 de diciembre de 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. para una tarde de diversión. La artista Jenae Schwarts instruirá a los...
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The Future of Foster
El futuro del cuidado temporal

Hack to help. New York City will host its first hackathon event designed to support more than 9,000 youth currently in foster care...
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Homer at the Harbor
Charla de Cruz

The day felt like a grand slam for a group of Northern Manhattan students, as Major League Baseball (MLB) star Nelson Cruz visited...
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Community News – 11.16.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.16.16

Get your groove on at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., Nov. 19thfrom 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. The museum is hosting a...
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Student Union
Organización estudiantil

Se están movilizando. El grupo formado el año pasado para evitar un recorte de $485 millones de dólares en fondos estatales a la City University...
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Course Concern
Preocupación por ‘Pathways’

Is it the right path? On Wed., Oct, 26, the City Council’s Committee on Higher Education held an oversight hearing on the City University...
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Deal in a Diversity Officer
Necesitamos un director de diversidad

El acceso de un estudiante a una educación de calidad nunca debe estar determinado por su código postal, pero desafortunadamente eso...
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Giving voice on video
Voz en video

Make time for the tape. In an effort to raise awareness of sexual and reproductive justice and expand community engagement efforts...
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Voter Assistance
Asistencia para el votante

You are not alone. So say city and state officials, who are offering assistance to voters who encounter issues at the polls this Election Day...
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Full circle at the Square
Triunfo en la Plaza

El gran sitio era considerado “fantasmal” – pero no había nada terrible para segar. En su lugar, una antigua área industrial en el lado...
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The Music Man
El hombre música

Al llegar a Santo Domingo, el acento de Reynaldo García Pantaleón lo traicionó. Este verano fue a la República Dominicana y se reunió con...
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Up(town) in Arms
El Alto en Armas

They’re in the Army now. A group of new military recruits received a special honor, as U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning visited an uptown...
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Community News – 11.02.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.02.16

Come and enjoy story time with Mallory Kinney and Chelsea Camp on Fri., Nov. 11th at the Museum of the City of New York, which will...
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School Suspensions Down, but Disparities Persist
Las disparidades persisten en las suspensiones

School suspensions in New York City fell last year, but the latest data shows that African-American children still are much more likely...
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Keepers at the House
Guardianes en la Casa

Estos invitados de la casa vinieron preparados. Un par de autoridades educativas locales recientemente representaron a la Gran Manzana...
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Community News – 10.26.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.26.16

The Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation are teaming up for a scavenger hunt on Sat., Oct. 29th from 2:00 p.m...
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Making the Grade
Educadores excelentes

Big is in, again. The Fifth Annual Big Apple Awards, which recognize outstanding educators and teachers who enrich their school communities...
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UC Recap – October 17th – October 22th

Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving Uptown. No, not for good – he is headed to London to work on the Mary Poppins reboot. Before he left...

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The Geek Gang
La banda geek

Esta escuadra callejera tenía un juego. La feria se extendió sobre Union Square el jueves 13 de octubre, y ofreció más que comida...
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Community News – 10.19.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.19.16

Tricksters and treaters are invited to the Harlem Library on Fri., Oct. 28th for a Halloween party, which will begin at 3:00 p.m...
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Community News – 10.12.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.12.16

El Museo Del Barrio hosts a day of festivities on Sat., Oct. 15th from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The museum is celebrating the 3,000-year-old...
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Fariña looks to the future
Fariña mira hacia el futuro

By 2026, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña wants 80 percent of the city’s high-schoolers to graduate on time and two-thirds of public school...
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Community News – 10.05.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.05.16

El Teatro Apollo organizará un taller de comedia stand-up el martes 18 de octubre de 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. El autor y cómico de stand-up...
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A Holy Hoard
Acumulación sagrada

One woman’s holy trash is another’s treasure. In many religions, objects containing the names of God are sacred and cannot be destroyed...
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Community News – 09.28.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 09.28.16

El Fideicomiso de Fort Tryon Park invita a artistas de todas las edades a considerar los colores de la temporada el sábado 8 de...
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Doing it Together
Haciéndolo juntos

With the new school year in full swing, my thoughts turn to those students who have the will to succeed, but not always the resources...
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The Musings of Miranda
Las reflexiones de Miranda

After Lin-Manuel Miranda took his last onstage bow in Hamilton, he came back a few nights later as an audience member...
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The ‎Primary Practitioners
Profesionales de atención primaria

The nurse practitioner is in. The Columbia University School of Nursing has opened a new bilingual primary care center in Washington Heights...
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Project Prominent
Estudiantes Estelares

Sobina Siddique está estudiando para ser ingeniero civil. Ella asiste al City College de Nueva York (CCNY por sus siglas en inglés). El campus...
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Community News 09-21-16
Noticias Comunitarias – 09-21-16

Conozca más sobre la historia de the Heights el sábado 24 de septiembre, en High Bridge Park, de 2:00 p.m a 3:30 p.m. Sid Horenstein...
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Music at the Mission
Música en la Misión

As many schools have cut or drastically curtailed music and arts programs in recent years, the New York City Mission Society...
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Report: Charter schools driving math and reading progress
Reporte: Las escuelas ‘charter’ la mejor alternativa

Double it. A high-profile charter school advocacy group is calling on the city to do just that to the size of the charter school sector, claiming it...
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Community News – 09.14.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 09.14.16

Come to Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Sept. 18th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for an adult bike riding class. Organized by...
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Real talk on re-entry
Destacando las cuestiones del reingreso

This service will offer more than song and sermon. The Interchurch Center in West Harlem is sponsoring a forum to examine issues...
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Historic District Survey
Un estudio sobre distritos históricos

Researchers at Columbia University are conducting a research project to examine the role of historic districts in New York...
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