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National Education Foundation (NEF), the national non-profit leader in K-12 STEM+ education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Reading, IT, Business, Career Tech) in partnership with the State University of New York (SUNY), announces a significant national STEM initiative to provide world-class STEM+ education in academics and application to students of disadvantaged school districts/schools.
The grants help to fund the implementation of the results-based STEM+ academies in each school by the State University of New York (SUNY). During the 2015-16 school year, students in the program advanced a grade level in subjects like math in 25-30 learning hours, as documented by SUNY. See http://academies.cyberlearning.org/.
Third-year CUNY School of Law students Annemarie Caruso and Maggie Gribben have been awarded Skadden Fellowships for 2017.
The Skadden Fellowships, founded in 1988 by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in honor of the firm’s 40th anniversary, are intended to fund 30 new graduates nationally in full-time work for legal and other advocacy organizations, and encourage them to build public service careers. Described as “a legal Peace Corps” Skadden Fellowships are awarded for two
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Israel’s prime minister shares a lesson about the importance of spreading light
The students were all smiles at the Or Avner Jewish day school in Baku, Azerbaijan, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sarah, paid them a visit on Dec. 13.
The Netanyahus compared notes on Jewish life with the children. The kids told them about local Jewish customs and how they celebrate Shabbat, keep kosher and pray every morning at the Chabad-affiliated school. Or Avner operates 125
Three CUNY colleges are among the top 10 in the country in enrolling low-income students and graduating them into solid careers. Six more CUNY baccalaureate colleges are in the top 10 percent of the 918 U.S. colleges included in the study.
The Social Mobility Index “differs from most other rankings in that it focuses directly and broadly on the problem of economic mobility,” its website explains. “To what extent does a college or university educate more economically disadvantaged people