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Matt Collette

Matt Collette is a fellow for The Teacher Project, an education reporting initiative at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism dedicated to covering the issues facing America's teachers.

Matt Collette appears in the following:

Teachers Take Student Data to the Micro-Level in One NYC School

Monday, December 08, 2014

The city cites this school as a model to follow but visiting educators wonder whether their teachers really would learn the data systems and log the hours that these teachers do. 
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One Middle School Pushes Families to Focus on the HS Application Process

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

All the teachers at a Lower East Side school know how to help students apply to high schools. Last year, 90 percent of them got into one of their top three choices last year.
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What Happens When Teachers Are at the Helm of a School?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

At several NYC schools, teachers decide on everything from field trips to who gets hired but making these decisions democratic doesn't make them easy.
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Gentlemen, Preschool Is Calling

Thursday, September 04, 2014

New York City is scrambling to make good on its promise to provide preschool for all. That means hiring roughly 1,000 new teachers. But few will likely be men.

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Wanted: A Few Brave Men Willing to Teach Pre-K

Friday, August 29, 2014

Men who teach pre-kindergarten do a lot more than teach the ABC's. Experts say male teachers model how to be both gentle and strong — and they say New York City needs many more of them.
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Bronx Seniors Bracing for Steep Cost of College

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

For a group of honors students at one of the last big high schools in New York City, getting into college wasn't the problem. The struggle is how to pay for it. 

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Sleep's Mortal Enemy: Screens

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

We don't sleep like nature intended, and technology is to blame. From the gaslight to the smartphone, technological innovation has been knocking the human body clock out of sync with nature. 

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Google Glass Behind the Wheel? Lawmakers Say No

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A new bill would let victims sue Google.

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When it Comes to Big Giving, New York Trails California

Monday, February 10, 2014

A new list of the country's top philanthropists highlighted 12 New York donors who gave away nearly $1.6 billion last year. That places the state second to California, where 15 philanthropists gave a combined $2.8 billion.

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