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Mobile Couch: Learning Language & Music

TV 10-55′s Alex Denis visited PS 15, where the kids are in a dual language-music program. We talked to Alan Nunez, music-teaching artist and executive director David Marquis.

03/04/2013

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Suffolk County Police Train For Threat Of A Gunman In School

Suffolk County police on Saturday launched a training exercise simulating a gunman opening fire in a school.

02/23/2013

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Police: Mother Of Queens Boy Who Brought Gun To School Arrested

Deborah Farley, 53, was arrested Friday on criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.

01/18/2013

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Man With Gun Prompts Security Scare At Westchester County Schools

The Mamaroneck School District alerted parents that the “suspicious male attempted to enter the locked side door of the Hommocks Pool entrance.”

01/03/2013

Unidentified people react to the aftermath of  the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

20 Children Among 28 Dead In Newtown, Conn. Elementary School Massacre

While authorities have still not officially identified the gunman who opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, law enforcement sources have named him as 20-year-old Adam Lanza.

12/14/2012

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Pilot Program To Expand Class Time At Some Schools In NY, Conn.

The three-year pilot program is intended to boost student achievement and make U.S. schools more competitive on a global level.

12/03/2012

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Little Ferry, N.J., Students Return To School — Half An Hour Away

It was back to school Monday for hundreds of New Jersey children who had been out of class since Superstorm Sandy hit. But because of flood damage, children in Little Ferry were sent to a school nearly half an hour away in Lyndhurst.

11/12/2012

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Reports On NYC Schools Show Mediocre Progress

The report cards are out for New York City schools and more than 200 of them are flunking. Upset parents are demanding better grades and say it’s time for some city schools to get grounded.

10/02/2012

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Learning Taken To Next Level At Liberty Science Center As Students Get Up Close Look At Surgery

For most kids learning science is done with textbooks and an experiment or two, but a new program at the Liberty Science Center is taking a new approach.

10/02/2012

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6 Places To Go ‘Back To School’ In NYC

As kids in New York City head back to school to this week, maybe you’re nostalgic for the days when September meant new notebooks and a fresh start. Show your solidarity with the kiddies, or simply herald the start of autumn, by taking a class.

09/07/2012

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Couch To School: Emotional Preparedness For School

We’re not only getting the kids ready for when classes start, but parents also need to prepare.

08/30/2012

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College Dating 101: What Parents Need To Know

Harlan Cohen, advice columnist and the bestselling author of “Getting Naked: Five Steps To Finding The Love Of Your Life,” joined the Couch on Thursday. He wants to help you help your kids figure the whole ‘dating thing’ out.

08/23/2012

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Several Students Treated After Passing Out At South Brunswick School

The incident began at around 10:15 a.m., police said, when one child turned blue. A second child turned blue and a teacher passed out shortly afterward, police said.

05/03/2012

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Teacher’s Aide Charged With Making Child Porn Inside Brooklyn School

Parents said it was bad enough when Tyleek Brooks was allegedly caught last month trading child porn on the Internet. On Tuesday the FBI raided his home, searched his computer, and allegedly found child porn he actually produced.

02/07/2012

Can money buy happiness?

S.I. Preschool Owners Allegedly Take $2.5M From School Lunch Funds

Federal prosecutors say Ziming Shen and Joanna Fan, of Staten Island, diverted money from a chain of preschools they owned to their private business interests, and also to make mortgage payments on several condominiums.

09/17/2011

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