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NY Gov. Cuomo Announces New Academic Partnership Focused on Storm Resilience and Emergency Preparedness

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of the New York State Resiliency Institute for Storms & Emergencies (NYS RISE), a new “applied think tank” led by New York University and Stony Brook University that will serve as a hub of research and education on emergency preparedness, […]

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NY Gov. Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Detail Agreement Guaranteeing All Schools Implement Permanent Teacher Evaluation Systems

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Coalition Co-Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver today detailed an agreement to guarantee every school district has a permanent teacher and principal evaluation system in place by June 1st. “This agreement ensures that every school district in […]

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Resources for Children with Special Needs announces Annual Special Camp Fair in NY Sat. Jan. 26, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 4,000 people attend the Fair every year. The Fair is presented by Resources for Children with Special Needs.

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott Reopen 12 Schools Damaged by Sandy in the Rockaways and Brooklyn

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — NY Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott today reopened 12 schools in the Rockaways and Brooklyn that were severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy and have been closed since the storm hit last month. More than 5,400 students, their teachers and staff returned today, […]

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NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Student Loan Relief for New Yorkers Affected by Sandy

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) to grant temporary student loan relief to New Yorkers who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. If requested, New Yorkers in Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland Suffolk and Westchester counties are now eligible […]

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Celebrate A Decade of Global Education Programs with World Savvy in New York

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — World Savvy will host a 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to commemorate a decade of global education programs on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Astor Center in New York. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy’s mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.

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Association of American University Presses Celebrates 75 years of Cooperation and Service

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937. AAUP is an organization grounded in a tradition of service, whose members engage in forward-looking publishing programs and innovations. Both the history of the association and the future of scholarly communications will provide focus for a series of events, including a ‘University Press Week’ in November 2012, to mark the occasion of the AAUP 75th anniversary.

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Best of KidSpirit Online: KidSpirit’s new print issue released today

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people’s choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit’s new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.

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KidSpirit Online Showcases Teen Creativity and Teacher Resources

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people’s choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit’s new print issue released today, the Best […]

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Partnership between NYC Service and Dept. of Education Allowed Students to Complete 7,874 Projects This Year

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Chief Service Officer Diahann Billings-Burford and Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott today announced that 572,229 New York City public schools students have performed 7,874 unique service projects to improve their communities as a part of Service in Schools, an initiative of NYC Service […]

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NY Gov. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Skelos and Assembly Speaker Silver Announce Historic Passage of Major Legislation

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Friday (June 24) announced passage of legislation that address many of New York’s most pressing and longstanding issues, including the greatest expansion of rent regulations in 40 years and the first ever cap on property taxes in the state.

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KidSpirit Online Named Finalist in AEP’s 2011 Golden Lamp Awards

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 19, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — KidSpirit Online (www.kidspiritonline.com), the magazine and social networking site for 11- to 15-year-olds, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing. The Association of Educational […]

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Child Psychologist Coaches Parents on How to Help Kids Cope With Osama bin Laden’s Death

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 3, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Osama bin Laden’s death can present challenges to parents who might not know what to make of their own mixed feelings. Dr. Peter Favaro, child psychologist and parenting expert, offers advice to parents who want to know how to help children cope with information […]

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