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Our Girls Deserve Better: Gender (In)Equity in 2015

As it is the year 2015, the quest for equal rights for men and women has sure come a long way since the women’s suffrage movement that led to the 19th Constitutional Amendment in 1920. Today, our great grandparents would … 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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Do Boys and Girls Learn Differently?

This is an age old debate, but I recently came across this post by a mother claiming that schools are failing her son – so I started thinking about it again. This concerned mom revealed her frustration with a modern … Continue reading

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