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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 14

Charter schools can be effective – or not

Bottom line: Charter schools are not a panacea. The best charter school networks, like KIPP,…

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Choosing Summer Camp Early Can Mean Savings

STEM, drama, swimming, and reading keep young bodies and minds in tune

Camp costs may be eligible as a claim against your dependent care account through your…

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Women’s History Month: Nena Ugwuomo, Founder & President of Student Dream

This 26-year-old dynamo helps students turn their dreams into viable businesses

Nena Ugwuomo, founder & president of Student Dream, the first incubator-accelerator to focus solely on…

By Robin White Goode

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Does Powerball Really Fund Education?

Where does the money go when you buy a lottery ticket?

Many states claim that their Powerball revenues are used to fund education budgets, but experts…

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New York Governor Calls For Paid Family Leave, Discusses Loss of Father

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says paid family leave is the right of all workers

The United States is one of few developed countries that don’t offer some sort of…

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7 Best Shopping Destinations Around the World

Shopaholic? Check out some of the best shopping cities around the world

Shopaholic? Check out some of the best shopping cities around the world.

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Driver’s Licenses May No Longer Get You Through Airport Security

Flying domestically? You may need to get your passport ready

According to a new policy, if you live in one of these four states, a…

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Urban World Film Festival Takes Place in New York Sept 23-27

Five-day film festival includes 80 films, panel discussions, live screenplays, and exclusive performances

Urban World Film Festival includes 80 films, panel discussions, live screenplays, and exclusive performances.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Push for $15 Minimum Wage Hike

If approved, New York will have the highest state minimum wage in the country

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce a $15 minimum wage hike for all workers in the…

By Courtney Connley

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Two Companies Highlight Designers of Color at #NYFW

HFR+Design Essentials Style Awards showcased top celebrity hairstylists in the fashion industry

The Style Awards gave exclusive backstage access to see top celebrity hairstylists in the fashion…

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#NYFW 2016 Spotlight: Daniel Silverstain

His 2015 collection was inspired by the 1967 World Fair

Silverstain’s collection features bold lines, angles and solid primary colors, yet each look is softened…

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[WATCH] Around the World in Fashion: Top 4 Fashion Week Cities

New York Fashion Week in September kicks off fashion events around the world

New York Fashion Week in September kicks off fashion events around the world.

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Uptown Battle of the Bars Bartender Competition is Happening Now in Harlem, NY

Harlem area bars participate in "battle of the bars" competition to crown the “ best uptown bartender."

Harlem area bars participate in competition to crown the “ best uptown bartender.”

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Retail Workers Want a Raise, Too

New York State set a precedent with fast food workers

Following the passing of New York’s $15 Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers bill, retail…

By Courtney Connley

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Gov. Cuomo Announces New Efforts to Protect Nail Salon Employees

A new set of bill of rights will now be printed and displayed in nail salons across the city

Gov. Cuomo announces new plan to protect the pay and health of nail salon employees.

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NYC Mayor Secures $3.2 Million for Youth Employment Center

Mayor Bill de Blasio and wife work to improve summer employment opportunities for local youth

NYC Mayor and his wife secure $3.2 million in private donations to support the development…

By Courtney Connley

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Wine List: 5 Must-Visit Wineries to Visit This Spring

Here is a round up of some of the top places visit this spring

Considering spring season brings fairly comfortable temperatures around the region, here’s a look at some…

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New York Scholar Gets Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools

Long Island, NY student Harold Ekeh gets accepted to all eight Ivy League schools

New York student Harold Ekeh gets accepted to all eight Ivy League schools.

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New NYC Program Creates Pathway for 5,000 Women Entrepreneurs From Low-Income Areas

NYC Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen launches new initiative to help local female entrepreneurs

New York City’s Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen creates new initiative to help 5,000 women entrepreneurs…

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Ready for Spring Break? Check out the Top Four Destinations for Fun and Relaxation

Spring break destinations for families and young adults

With spring break right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to decide if you’ll…

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