Posts tagged as: Education

Students and Teachers Travel Hours to Attend Top Public School in East Harlem

Students and Teachers Travel Hours to Attend Top Public School in East Harlem

The Department of Education gave P.S. 171 straight A’s in the latest school progress report.

Harlemites #RockThoseReads

Harlemites #RockThoseReads

A grassroots organization encourages reading in Harlem.

Activists in Harlem Protest Year 12 of Afghanistan War

Activists in Harlem Protest Year 12 of Afghanistan War

Antiwar protesters braved cold and rain on the anniversary of the Afghanistan war.

Home Schooling: A Washington Heights Family Chooses a Different Approach to Education

Home Schooling: A Washington Heights Family Chooses a Different Approach to Education

Homeschooling becomes more mainstream, as one uptown family discovers.

National Dance Institute Finds Home in Harlem

National Dance Institute Finds Home in Harlem

The National Dance Institute finally has a home in Harlem.

New Center Provides Financial Benefits for National Dance Institute

New Center Provides Financial Benefits for National Dance Institute

The National Dance Institute opened a new home in Harlem, causing a shift in its programming and fundraising approaches.

Retiring Frederick Douglass Principal Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

Retiring Frederick Douglass Principal Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

As a new principal takes over Frederick Douglass Academy, parents and teachers reflect on former principal Gregory Hodge and worry about the future.

Jobs Get Technical in New Harlem Training Program

Jobs Get Technical in New Harlem Training Program

Technology Services Corps, a free IT training program for disadvantaged young adults, opened a branch in East Harlem last month

Corporations Keep Giving to Harlem Public Schools

Corporations Keep Giving to Harlem Public Schools

Despite the economic gloom, Harlem’s public schools are experiencing a boom in corporate philanthropy.

Library Budget Cuts Take Hold Uptown

Library Budget Cuts Take Hold Uptown

Budget cuts have affected the New York Public Library but uptown branches, including Harlem’s Schomburg Center, are looking for ways to bridge the gaps.

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