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COVER STORIES - THE ARTS IN EDUCATION

Chancellor James B. Milliken Expands the Arts in Education at CUNYChancellor James B. Milliken Expands the Arts in Education at CUNY
Education Update shares a snippet from CUNY Chancellor James Millikenís Leon M. Goldstein Memorial Lecture. In it, he highlights the ways in which CUNY is expanding arts education....READ MORE

Carl Goodman, Exec Director, Museum of the Moving ImageCarl Goodman, Exec Director, Museum of the Moving Image
By Kisa Schell
Reporter Kisa Schell describes her exclusive interview with Museum of Moving Image Executive Director Carl Goodman....READ MORE



Cowin Financial Literacy Program at Teachers College Grows NationallyCowin Financial Literacy Program at Teachers College Grows Nationally
By Lucas Mautner
The Cowin Financial Literacy Program, the only financial literacy program in the US, expands....READ MORE


The Juilliard School Holds 111th Commencement CeremonyThe Juilliard School Holds 111th Commencement Ceremony
The Juilliard School holds its 111th Commencement Ceremony and presents a number of Honorary Doctorates....READ MORE



Karen He Wins Art AwardKaren He Wins Art Award
Karen He, grade 12, won the Gold Key Award for her painting "Sad Man" in the Scholastic contest....READ MORE






Full STEAM (and STEM) Ahead with The Art Deco Society of NY
By Dr. Merryl Kafka, Ed.D.
The Art Deco Society of New York uses technology to escort both teachers and students into the rich history of art deco....READ MORE

GUEST EDITORIALS & LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Meaning of Music in My LifeThe Meaning of Music in My Life
By David Liebman
National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master David Liebman writes a guest editorial about the importance of music in his life and the lives of other....READ EDITORIALS




A History LessonA History Lesson
By Dr. Stephen Spahn, Chancellor Of Dwight School
Chancellor of Dwight School Dr. Stephen Spahn shares a guest editorial with a history lesson....READ EDITORIAL





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Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright Hosts Celebration of Women’s HistoryAssembly Member Rebecca Seawright Hosts Celebration of Womenís History
By Kisa Schell
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright hosted the Womenís History Month Awards in New York City....READ MORE


SPECIAL EDUCATION

Dr. Harold Koplewicz Speaks With Whoopi Goldberg About DyslexiaDr. Harold Koplewicz  Speaks With Whoopi Goldberg About Dyslexia
By Sybil Maimin
Whoopi Goldberg, who is one of the most prominent entertainers with dyslexia, shares her story with Dr. Harold Koplewicz of the Child Mind Institute....READ MORE

Diana Bilezikian & ExistentialismDiana Bilezikian & Existentialism
By Dr. Beatrice L. Bridglall
Diana Bilezikian gives a book talk at Montclair University based on her book “Dear Diana… Diana’s Guide to Independent Living for Adolescents and Young Adults with Different Learning Styles and Special Needs”....READ MORE

Program Gives iPads To Every Special Education Teacher In IsraelProgram Gives iPads To Every Special Education Teacher In Israel
The Athena Fund in Israel gives iPads to all Special Education teachers....READ MORE



Confessions of an Undiagnosed Dyslexic
By Jeffrey Arberman
Jeffrey Arberman shares the story of his life as an undiagnosed dyslexic....READ MORE

YOUNG JOURNALISTS

The National Park Services Celebrates 100 Years!The National Park Services Celebrates 100 Years!
By Haley Hershenson
Young Journalist Haley Hershenson illustrates her time at the National Learning Summit....READ MORE




Grand Cayman Islands – Simply GrandGrand Cayman Islands – Simply Grand
By Savannah Cohen
Young Journalist Savannah Cohen shares her recent experience on a family vacation!....READ MORE




What Ballet Means To MeWhat Ballet Means To Me
By Jared Zeltner
Young Journalist Jared Zeltner shares his experience with ballet....READ MORE






Michelle Staggers Soars for Duke Lacrosse
By Savannah Cohen
Young Journalist Savannah Cohen describes Duke Lacrosse player Michelle Staggers in a guest editorial....READ MORE

BOOKS

In Conversation with Ambassador William Vanden HeuvelIn Conversation with Ambassador William Vanden Heuvel
By Kisa Schell
Kisa Schell writes about Ambassador William Vanden Heuvel’s recent talk at the Roosevelt House....READ MORE


Dean Michael Sampson Shares A Book: Listen to Our WorldDean Michael Sampson Shares A Book: Listen to Our World
“Listen to Our World” the newest book from Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson is reviewed....READ MORE




New Books by Women: B. Smith on Alzheimer’sNew Books by Women: B. Smith on Alzheimer’s
Reviewed by Dr. Joan Baum, Ph.D.
Dr. Joan Baum reviews “Before I Forget”, a new book by B. Smith....READ REVIEW




Seeking Alice, a novel by Camilla TrinchieriSeeking Alice, a novel by Camilla Trinchieri
Reviewed by Dr. Joan Baum, Ph.D.
Dr. Joan Baum reviews “Seeking Alice”, the newest novel by Camilla Trinchieri....READ REVIEW




MEDICAL UPDATE

Patrick J. Kennedy Fights For Mental Health ReformPatrick J. Kennedy Fights For Mental Health Reform
By Lydia Liebman
Patrick J. Kennedy consistently fights for mental health reform. Recently, he shared appeard at the unveiling of the Smithers Addiction Treatment Program at ColumbiaDoctors....READ MORE


TECHNOLOGY & EDUCATION

7th Grade STEM Girls Wow President Obama at White House Science Fair7th Grade STEM Girls Wow President Obama at White House Science Fair
By Lydia Liebman
Lydia Liebman interviews 7th grade student Julianna Jones about her recent presentation at the White House Science Fair....READ MORE


Big Things Coming From Microsoft Education
By Kisa Schell
Kisa Schell highlights the new offers from Microsoft regarding education....READ MORE

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

DREAM Project Changes Lives in the Dominican RepublicDREAM Project Changes Lives in the Dominican Republic
By Lydia Liebman
Since 1995, The DREAM project has been working to change the lives of young students in the Dominican Republic....READ MORE



Helping Those in Need: A Sabbatical, Gap-Year, in Volunteer Service
By Dr. Patrick McGuire
Dr. Patrick McGuire shares his views on volunteer service....READ MORE
Bank Street School of Education and The Clarion School Team Up in Dubai
By Lydia Liebman
Bank Street collaborates with the Clarion School to bring American-style education to Dubai....READ MORE

MUSEUMS AS EDUCATORS

The Museum of Moving Image Showcases Movies and the Making Of Them in Duo ExhibitsThe Museum of Moving Image Showcases Movies and the Making Of Them in Duo Exhibits
By Lydia Liebman
Lydia Liebman describes two fascinating exhibits at the Museum of Moving Image, located in Queens, NY....READ MORE


Toledo Museum of Art Exhibit Examines Political Advertising
By Lydia Liebman 
A new exhibit at the Toledo Museum of Art entitled “I Approve This Message: Decoding Poltiical Ads” examines the affect of political advertising on voters....READ MORE

THE ETHICS COLUMN

Jacob AppelDying for Entertainment
By Jacob M. Appel MD JD
Jacob M. Appel MD JD grapples with the idea of medical TV shows airing footage of one dying in his regular Ethics Collumn....READ MORE





MATHEMATICAL PERSPECTIVES

A Trigonometric Fallacy to Provide Deeper Understanding in MathematicsA Trigonometric Fallacy to Provide Deeper Understanding in Mathematics
By Dr. Alfred Posamentier
Dr. Alfred Posamentier shares this months’ math problem!....READ MORE



LAW

Youth and the New York State Criminal Justice SystemYouth and the New York State Criminal Justice System
By Lucas Mautner
The Womens City Club of New York presented a panel on youth an the New York State Justice System....READ MORE



SPORTS

An Interview with Life Coach Tanya FlyAn Interview with Life Coach Tanya Fly
By Lydia Liebman
Tanya Fly shares some news about the NU Method and tells her fascinating story....READ MORE




SPOTLIGHT ON SCHOOLS

12 Year-Old Crowned NYS High School Chess Champion12 Year-Old Crowned NYS High School Chess Champion
By Mike Cohen
A profile on Alec Soiefer, chess champion....READ MORE




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