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Queens educators win for excellence in teaching science, math
Queens educators win for excellence in teaching science, math
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 12/04/2013 at 11:12AM

Seven of the city’s top science and math teachers, including three from Queens, know the formula for success in the classroom. They accepted Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics this week for using creative methods to inspire students to make the grade and pursue careers in their field. For Thomas Sangiorgi, a [...]

Many divided over Plan B availability in schools
Many divided over Plan B availability in schools
Central Cristabelle Tumola 9/26/2012 at 9:34AM

Though Plan B, also known as the “morning-after” pill, has been dispensed at select New York City high schools since January 2011, its availability was not widely reported until recently. The pilot program, which also provides birth control to students, started with five schools then expanded to nine more at the start of the 2011-2012 [...]