Monthly Archives: March 2015

What Is A True 21st Century Education?

Education reform in the United States – and particularly the improvement of the U.S. education system as it compares to those of other countries – has been a priority in our country for decades. On the 2012 Program for International … Continue reading

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How Much Did Your College Diploma Cost?

Acceptance into one of the top institutions of higher education in the United States epitomizes the American Dream of opportunity, and is something that kids (and parents) start dreaming about as early as preschool. Here in New York City, the … Continue reading

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Spring Is Here – Are You Choosing the Right College?

The first day of spring is upon us, and excitement is in the air! All around the country, people are anxiously awaiting the arrival of warmer weather (although it is snowing today in NYC), and high school students are starting … Continue reading

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Teens Rejoice and Teachers Lament: Cell Phones Back in Schools

Earlier this month, New York City public school students started bringing their cell phones to school with them – for the first time in years. There has been a city-wide ban on cell phones dating back to a policy Mayor Michael … Continue reading

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Are We Ready to #RaceTogether?

People are buzzing as they sip their Venti cups of coffee this morning – and today it’s about more than just a caffeine fix. Starbucks announced this week a new media campaign focused on the topic of race relations. The #RaceTogether … Continue reading

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“Going Green” This St. Patrick’s Day

Today all around New York City, kids are dressed in green and eating Lucky Charms to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Later this evening, the adults will partake in celebrations filled with beer dyed green and silly leprechaun hats. But there may … Continue reading

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3.14.15 – What’s Special About This Year’s Pi Day

Math enthusiasts are geeking out this week over the date March 14th, also known as Pi Day (3.14), which took place this past Saturday. As I write this, math teachers all over the country are probably engaging their students in interactive … Continue reading

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