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Sep
07

This NYC counselor is helping students work through COVID-era trauma

From Chalkbeak: After Randy Bowen lost three family members to COVID-19, he knew he needed to prioritize the activities that center him, such as meditating and riding his bike, so that he could show up for his students at Community Health Academy of the Heights. Bowen, a school counselor of 14 years and a certified […]

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Jun
30

COVID rates are down, but some Bronx parents are not ready for in-person learning

From Chalkbeat: For the first time in almost a decade, Bronx mom Lourdes Jibodh did not receive a letter from her son’s school saying that his promotion to the next grade level was in doubt. Instead, her 17-year-old son Christian Camacho has been performing well academically while learning online during the pandemic. The junior at […]

By John Russo | Blog . news
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Sep
06

The End of Our Photo Contest

9-6-13 Our Photo Contest is Over As of today, our first photo contest is over. And we’ve learned a lot! Unfortunately (let’s lay this out up front) because of fraudulent voting, we have to cancel the contest. That’s right, and it makes us sad, too! But this contest has been compromised by paid votes and […]

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Aug
16

Back to School Photo Contest

8-16-13 Show us your Best Back to School Photos! Are you a teacher, with an awesome classroom ready for kids? Are you a parent with adorable kids ready for the new school year? Are you hopelessly (but hilariously) swimming in back to school supplies and lists?? Do you want a BRAND NEW iPAD?! Show us […]

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Aug
14

Back to School Resources

8-14-13 Teachers, Administrators, and Counselors! Just in time for the first chilly day in NYC, we’ve put together some resources to help ease your back-to-school prep.   LESSON PLANNING: Lesson planning/ sharing including Common-Core-oriented example lessons and aligned resources. http://www.sharemylesson.com/   COMMON CORE: On 8-21-13, join Education Week reporter Catherine Gewertz for a free webinar […]

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