Tag Archives: Education

Moving with Mandela
Moviéndose con Mandela

At Intermediate School 52 in Inwood, José Vilson teaches eighth-grade math. But he has social studies in his heart. "I love...
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Rebounding and reading
Rebotando y leyendo

The Little Engine That Could es el libro infantil favorito de Felipe López. "Es motivador", explicó el jugador retirado de...
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Kicking Butts
Para combatir el tabaquismo

Local youths from the YM and YWHA (the Y) of Washington Heights and Inwood say they have seen enough marketing from...
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Good reads
Buenas lecturas

¿Siempre ha querido tener al mentor perfecto para ayudarle a tomar las decisiones correctas con respecto a su...
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A dream deferred?
¿Un sueño diferido?

A pesar de la abundancia de tréboles de cuatro hojas, el pasado día de San Patricio no fue una fiesta feliz para miles de estudiantes indocumentados.
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Hacking for health
“Hackeando” por la salud

Ready. Set. Code. After 36 nearly non-stop hours of coding, developer Hannah Oppenheimer is one step closer to making a long-held dream come true.
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Say hello to Oscar
Salude a Oscar

Pain-inducing. Kevin Nazemi, a former Microsoft developer, once expressed those sentiments about dealing with health insurance that many...
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Ed101: Battles lines drawn anew

Ed101: Las líneas de batalla se dibujan nuevamente

It seems now to be a tale of two schools. The debate on charter and district schools has reached a fever pitch, particularly in...
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Wanna blog?
¿Desea bloguear?

When we launched Young Urban Moms (YUM), we knew we wanted to make a difference for young moms on a global...
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Doodle 4 Google Scholarship Competition

Students have just two weeks left for submissions in the “Doodle 4 Google” 2014 Scholarship Competition. Artists have a chance to win a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grand for their school, along with having their winning artwork displayed on Google’s homepage logo for millions...

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And the award goes to…

The awards season is not over. While Oscar golden statuettes have been handed out, there are still more honors to come. The Annual Brooke W. Mahoney Award for Outstanding Board Leadership approaches. There are five nominees, and the winner will be announced...

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Juggling ahead
Haciendo Malabares

Sales, clerical tasks, negotiation, writing, and entrepreneurship, to name a few. Mothers have abundant skills we...
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Frederick Douglass Academy and MCU open WFDA

La Academia Frederick Douglass y MCU inauguran WFDA

Staff and students from the Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA), along with representatives from Municipal Credit Union (MCU)...
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From WHEELS to the White House
De WHEELS a la Casa Blanca

Es seguro decir que cuando el Presidente le ofrece un saludo, la gente puede prestar atención. Estiven Rodríguez bien podría...
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“It’s something you don’t get over”
“Es algo de lo que no te recuperas”

There could hardly be a more bittersweet celebration. In honor of Black History Month, local union 1199 SEIU, chose...
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A drive to be counted
Un impulso para ser contado

¿Buscando unos buenos americanos? El último lote probable se pudo encontrar en ARC XVI Fort Washington Inc. Centro de...
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Un fallo judicial dominicano recientemente revocó la ciudadanía de todas las personas nacidas de padres nacidos en el extranjero...
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Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day
Celebrando el Día del Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel, más conocido por su seudónimo de Dr. Seuss, fue un escritor, dibujante y poeta extraordinario. Nacido...
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Finding Spanish and English Words That Are Closely Related

Encontrando palabras estrechamente relacionadas

El idioma inglés puede parecer muy extraño a los estudiantes de hogares primordialmente de habla hispana. No es fonético. Sus...
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Full-court press against bullying

Todos al Unísono contra el acoso

Harlem Globetrotters star Bull Bullard stood in front of a hall packed with cheering grade school kids at PS/MS 57 in...
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Heartbreaking Habits
Hábitos Desgarradores

Casi medio millón de mujeres mueren cada año de enfermedades del corazón y ataques cerebrales, sin embargo las mujeres...
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“True ambassador of the profession”

“Un verdadero embajador de la profesión”

Michael Erickson, estudiante de tercer año de medicina en el Colegio Touro de Medicina Osteopática (TouroCOM)...
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“A miniature industrial revolution”

“Una revolución industrial en miniatura”

Jerry Castaños spent hours watching sci-fi TV shows when he was a kid. The Replicator captured his imagination. An advanced...
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“The legacy can live on”
“El legado puede perdurar”

Es hora de cambiar de velocidad. En lugar de desaparecer, los esfuerzos para salvar a la escuela secundaria Madre Cabrini...
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Drink up
¡A beber!

Es bastante fácil para la mayoría de nosotros recordar beber mucha agua cuando hace calor. ¿En el invierno? No tanto. Pero...
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Fashion Forward
Moda de vanguardia

It’s important to remember that you don’t need to invest in a whole new wardrobe while you’re pregnant. While feeling and...
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Cabrini confirms closure
Cabrini confirma cierre

A pesar de semanas de esfuerzos realizados por padres, ex alumnas y estudiantes de la escuela secundaria Madre Cabrini...
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“This stuff is even worse”
La plaga de las drogas sintéticas

K2. Spice. Molly. Moon rocks. A veces se venden como sales de baño, incienso o incluso popurrí. Pero son drogas sintéticas diseñadas...
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“The March” in the Park
La Marcha en el Parque

“The March” is on. The Parks and Recreation Department is commemorating Black History Month with "The March," an exhibit exploring...
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The A+ benefits of E

Los excelentes beneficios de la vitamina E

Alzheimer's disease afflicts approximately 5 million Americans, and those that suffer from the progressive brain...
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“The band makes me look good”

“La banda me hace ver bien”

Long accustomed to hearing his classic songs reverberate through the streets, local residents might have been surprised to see artist Rubén Blades (pronounced “blades,” as in English) himself...
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New study for female colorectal cancer survivors

Nuevo estudio para mujeres sobrevivientes de cancer

Columbia University is one of a small number of medical centers nationwide conducting a National Cancer Institute-funded research...
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Scribble Away
Garabatear

Los niños son artistas naturales. Eche un vistazo a sus paredes en las que pondrán dibujos hechos de crayones, pintura y...
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Full Text of President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America’s graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades.

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Fighting for the future of Cabrini

Luchando por el futuro de Cabrini

When Diurka Díaz was 14, she moved to Washington Heights from the Dominican Republic. A week later, she started her freshman year at...
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Easy as UPK
Fácil como UPK

En una de sus primeras conferencias de prensa, el alcalde Bill de Blasio y un grupo de once sindicatos activos en toda la ciudad...
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HIIP, hip, hooray
HIIP, hip, hooray

Sometimes those who lend a helping hand need one themselves. The Hispanic Federation and the League of United Latin...
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Color for a community canvas

Color para un lienzo comunal

A pesar de las frías temperaturas de las últimas semanas, las cosas en el Centro Comunal Dyckman Cornerstone son...
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Baby’s Timeline – The 1st Year

Cronología del bebé – el primer año

Although it doesn’t seem like it while you’re deep in the slog of changing diapers on the hour and sleeping only a few winks per night... En-espanol

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Affordable Care Act Helpline

The Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia is partnering with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and Telemundo who will be hosting the “Linea de Ayuda” (HelpLine) phone bank for the NY Metro Area on Thursday, January 23rd from 4:00 pm to 8 pm.

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Mother Cabrini announces closure
Mother Cabrini anuncia su cierre

After over a hundred years of educating young women, Mother Cabrini High School announced on Tues., Jan. 14th that it would be closing its doors...
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Best Online Resources
Las mejores fuentes en internet

When it comes to parenting, there isn't one perfect guidebook to help us through some of the rough spots. Should I breastfeed? What is the best...En-espanol

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Internship Opportunities
Oportunidades de Internado

The Office of Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez is offering internship opportunities to undergraduate students and recent graduates in...En-espanol

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The Ice Man
El hombre de hielo

Los lugares favoritos de Obed Fulcar tienden a ser lodosos, húmedos y salvajes. Fulcar enseña la instrucción del idioma nativo en...
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Mystery at the Mansion
Misterio en la Mansión

Emilie Lauren Gruchow had a pretty good summer this past year. She solved a 230-year-old mystery, the results of which will more...
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Un fallo de un tribunal dominicano revocó recientemente la ciudadanía de todos los de padres nacidos en el extranjero desde junio de 1929. In-English

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Community Events 01.08.14

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance has extended the deadline for its Arts Stroll Poster Contest to Fri., Jan. 10th at 5:00 p.m.
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Un fallo de un tribunal dominicano revocó recientemente la ciudadanía de todos los de padres nacidos en el extranjero desde junio de 1929.
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Be a Better Parent in 2014
Sea un mejor padre en el 2014

¿Cuando fue la última vez que te dijiste a ti mismo, “Realmente deseo esto para mi”? Si te pareces a la mayoría de las madres, probablemente la respuesta...
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A crown jewel for the Creek

Una joya de la corona para el arroyo

Already a stunning oasis on the Harlem River's shoreline in Inwood and Washington Heights, Sherman Creek Park is about to...
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