Dalton School

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Name: Dalton School
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

American Promise at the Inglewood Library

This week, the PBS SoCaL Education team hosted a night featuring the POV documentary, American Promise .The film, which premiered nationwide on PBS earlier this year, follows friends Idris and Seun, two African-American boys from middle-class families ... [Published PBS Socal - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Engaging Extracurriculars

Twice a month the members of "pitch" sit in a quiet dark room during lunch. Every face assumes a blank stare for five minutes, as we sit in silence. "Pitch: often when one eats a sandwich the contents shift or even fall out causing a great amount of trouble. ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Photo friends’ pizzeria premiere

Photo by Sam SpokonyTwo teenage shutterbugs are getting star treatment this month, after the manager of a local eatery spotted their talent and decided to exhibit their photos. Sophia Wilson, left, and Fraya Salzman, both 13, are lifelong friends who ... [Published The Villager - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Anderson Cooper: Finding Fortune

Despite being born into a world of privilege and power, Anderson Cooper has proven that he has what it takes to find his own fortune. With a net worth estimated at $100 million, he continues to expand his media empire. Cooper embodies the idea that, no ... [Published Gay.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers' strike: more than 100 schools affected in Kirklees

Around 100 Kirklees schools are closedor partially closed today as teachers walk out in a pay, pensions and working conditions dispute.A Kirklees union leader says teachers feel “enough is enough” and are angry at constant government-led changes.Almo ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Jury finds Madoff Five guilty on all counts

Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News Daniel Bonventre, who was the operations chief of Bernard Madoff's firm, has been found guilty for his role in Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News Annette Bongiorno, who ran an investment ... [Published New York Daily News - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping a Promise to Black Boys in America

Last Friday we had the great honor of bringing our film  American Promise to the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, through an invitation from the Ariel Foundation International. The documentary follows our son and ... [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Screening of PBS Documentary 'American Promise' Slated for March 20

A screening and discussion of the PBS documentary American Promise , about two African American children from Brooklyn who attend one of the nation’s most elite private schools in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is scheduled for Thursday, March 20 at 4 p.m. ... [Published University of Vermont - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Show at Newton North sparks controversy

When the movie starring Julie Andrews premiered in 1967, it was proclaimed thoroughly delightful by The New York Times and praised for its flapper costumes, dancing, humor, and singing.Forty-seven years later, a stage version of Thoroughly Modern Millie ... [Published Boston Globe - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

My Reconciliation with the A-Word

Two months before my Bar Mitzvah, I secretly went to my computer and googled "don't believe in God." I was driven to Google when I realized that I just didn't believe in any of the ideals I was memorizing. Little did I know, there were people who called ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Satisfaction of ‘All Good Things’

Job Potter at home in Springs Christopher WalshThe bluesy harmonica of Job Potter has long been heard at local open mike events and jam sessions, like the Sunday afternoon ones outside the Springs General Store.In recent weeks, Mr. Potter’s music has ... [Published East Hampton Star - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Teen Publishes Groundbreaking Paper on Her Own Rare Cancer

A New York City high school senior, Elana Simon, has identified a genetic alteration that may drive the development of a rare liver tumor, fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma, which usually occurs in teens and young adults.Simon, 18, was diagnosed ... [Published Diabetes Care - Mar 10 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Tumor, Genome

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Twice a month the members of "pitch" sit in a quiet dark room during lunch. Every face assumes a blank stare for five minutes, as we sit in silence. "Pitch: often when one eats a sandwich the contents shift or even fall out causing a great amount of trouble. Solution: edible staples. They would effectively hold together any sandwich, while not disturbing the process of actually eating it" . Within a matter of seconds there are twenty voices stating one incredible idea after another...
...Of course, my dad would say "You don't have to believe them, but you have to be there with your family."
"Now we actually have a potential diagnostic for this cancer, which is great because the key to surviving fibrolamellar is finding it early" said Simon

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American Promise at the Inglewood Library [Published PBS Socal - 13 hours ago]
Engaging Extracurriculars [Published Huffington Post - Apr 18 2014]
Photo friends’ pizzeria premiere [Published The Villager - Apr 17 2014]
Anderson Cooper: Finding Fortune [Published Gay.com - Apr 15 2014]
Teachers' strike: more than 100 schools affecte... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Mar 25 2014]
Jury finds Madoff Five guilty on all counts [Published New York Daily News - Mar 24 2014]
Keeping a Promise to Black Boys in America [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Mar 24 2014]
Screening of PBS Documentary 'American Promise'... [Published University of Vermont - Mar 18 2014]
Show at Newton North sparks controversy [Published Boston Globe - Mar 18 2014]
My Reconciliation with the A-Word [Published Huffington Post - Mar 13 2014]
The Satisfaction of ‘All Good Things’ [Published East Hampton Star - Mar 13 2014]
Teen Publishes Groundbreaking Paper on Her Own ... [Published Diabetes Care - Mar 10 2014]
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