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Social Media: Tweeting and Learning in the Classroom

Educators see social media as an important tool to aid learning in the classroom, but there is no consensus on how best to teach it.

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Vacation Cram Class

On Monday, April 9, most New York City students were enjoying a relaxing day on spring break. For students in the college readiness program Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, however, it was just another full day of classes. By having students come in for additional instruction over breaks, on weekends, and after school, the staff at […]

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Stringer Says No More Pink Slime In Schools

According to DNAinfo, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer announced at a press conference today that he had sent a letter to Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott in which he urged the Department of Education to develop a plan that would remove “pink slime,” a mixture of meat byproducts exposed to ammonia to kill bacteria, from lunches […]

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