Day: June 2, 2016

Sports

Eddie Castro Sports: Next Step Forward

  Clear skies, light winds, sun out and all you can ask for is a hot dog and a bag of cracker jacks to describe the ultimate baseball feeling. For Poly Prep High School, it was just that kind of day and an emotional day for their shortstop Anthony Prato. Prato, a senior at Poly […]readmore

Community News What's Going On

WHAT’S GOING ON

By Victoria Horsford   NEW YORK CITY  The 5/29 NY Sunday Times news section cover story,  “Dreams Stall as City’s Engine of Mobility Sputters: Woes at CUNY Mirror a Trend in Higher Education,” is a disturbing account of public college culture.  the essay gives a laundry list of woes, not the least of which is […]readmore

Education

Common Core: A Worm in the Apple for the Teacher,

By Akosua K. Albritton The week of May 23, 2016 was an eventful one in the world of education.  Columbia Professor Celia Oyler was e-mailed questions from the upcoming fourth-grade reading assessment, scheduled for May 23, 2016 – June 10, 2016, from an anonymous teacher who also gave a critique of the questions.  Professor Oyler […]readmore