Submitted by Courtney Williams on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 2:13pm
On a Saturday morning in August, Philip Cleary stood in a white, fluorescent-lit classroom in Washington Heights, facing a dozen sleepy seventh graders he and others are training to pass an entrance exam for the city’s seven specialized high schools.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 2:28pm
Colombian singer Shakira knows a thing or two about educating children. At least that's what Obama must be thinking, as the White House has just appointed the "Whenever, Wherever" singer to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, according to a statement released on Wednesday.