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Remembering a Murrow H.S. Student Named Adam Yauch

Thursday, May 10, 2012

When Adam Yauch, one of the founding members of the Beastie Boys, died of cancer last week, one of the people who mourned him was his English teacher at Edward R. Murrow High School, who recalled him "writing from the heart.'' She says to teachers: "We can never know which of our students will bring about the next revolution or create the next new idea and inspire a generation.''

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What Makes a Good Teacher? Ask a Student

Friday, January 06, 2012

Everyone has an opinion about what makes a good teacher. Here's what students at Edward R. Murrow High School think about what it takes for a teacher to be effective in the classroom.

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At Murrow, Missing Mr. Fattorusso, Ms. Totillo, Ms. Leone and Ms. Senia

Friday, November 18, 2011

Edward R. Murrow High School lost four members of its staff to the budget cuts that hit schools all over the city last month. Reporters for the student newspaper talked with them about losing their jobs.

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Time to Repeal the Cellphone Ban, Students Say

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

The ban jeopardizes safety. The devices are useful for learning. The ironclad rule is an insult to students. It forces students to be sneaks. It discriminates. And it punishes all for the behavior of a few. Four New York City high school students write opinion articles about the city's ban on electronic devices in schools, making a case for why it should be revoked, but also offering solutions for managing cellphones in schools. As one student writes: 'We are capable of following the rules and paying attention, because at the end of the day we just want to get our work done and go home.'

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