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World Journalism Prep Students Sing the Blues

World Journalism Prep Students Sing the Blues

Jamming out over his lunch break, a Queens teacher ensures kids get a chance to tap their inner musicians.

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ACTvF Aims to Avoid Common Post-Founding Principal Struggle

As the Academy for Careers in Television and Film experienced a leadership change in January, the school’s new principal hoped to avoid the dip in performance that plagues many new schools after the departure of their founding leader.

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Caught Between Two Worlds, an Uzbek Student Finds Her Own Path

Munisa Habibova, 12, has spent half her life in the U.S., but she still feels the pull of her early years in Uzbekistan

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Learning English when Uzbek is the First Language

Immigrant children from Uzbekistan have flooded into I.S. 62 in Ditmas Park Brooklyn over the last three years.

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Bronx Eighth Graders Choose to Stay Put for High School

Teachers in the Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science in the Bronx help their eighth graders avoid the high-anxiety of applying for high school. It’s a 6 through 12 school.

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Students in the peer tutoring elective at Manhattan International

Peer Tutoring Helps Diverse Students Find Common Ground

Students at Manhattan International High School hail from 57 different countries. In the peer tutoring elective, freshmen and sophomores are paired with seniors from similar backgrounds so that the students can relate better to each other as they navigate English, their schoolwork, and New York City.

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No Pain No Gain

Childhood obesity rates are on the rise as hours spent in physical education are on the decline. What’s wrong with this picture?

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Maya Burns: High School Props Intern

The Academy for Careers in Television and Film, a Long Island City, Queens career and technical education high school, places its students in movie and tv production internships. Senior Maya Burns, 17, interns once a week at Eclectic/Encore Props, a prop rental warehouse in Manhattan.

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Lights, Camera, Internship

Academy for Careers in Television and Film gives high school students the unique opportunity to intern in the film and television industry.

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Being ‘One of Them,’ Shared Immigrant Experiences

As an immigrant herself, Ivi Hiraldo has a special bond with her students

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