Friday, December 26, 2014
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Since 2009, federal law recognizes September 11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance. We'll take your calls about what kinds of services, volunteering, or ceremonies you take part in to remember the attacks of 9/11.
What do you do to recognize 9/11? Do you lead or participate in a group or family ceremony? Do you volunteer? Call 212-433-9692 with your traditions for September 11 -- or post here!
Monday, January 16, 2012
By Beth Fertig
For teachers, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday comes with some heavy challenges. How do you make an annual lesson plan fresh each year, especially one loaded with issues of race and class? Six teachers from different types of schools in New York City discuss how they make the civil rights leader and his legacy meaningful to students today.
Friday, September 09, 2011
By Jessica Bell
Students from the Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics thought it was hard work to raise $74,000 to build a school in Mali and pay for 13 students to travel there to start the construction. But once there, they wrote, they found themselves laughing, dancing, singing -- and appreciating more than ever the value of an education.