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Jessica Cohen

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Fast Food and a Formidable Dream: How 10 Young Entrepreneurs Earned their Way to Harvard University

Comments | Posted May 1, 2012 | 10:55 AM

Two years ago, a fellow teacher, Tamara Walker, asked if I would be interested in co-teaching NFTE's business class. She had watched a documentary about NFTE called Ten, Nine, Eight and found herself enamored by this entrepreneurship program for at-risk youth. Now, I find myself reflecting back on the whirlwind...

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The Bronx Meets Beijing

Comments | Posted January 19, 2012 | 2:46 PM

It was my honor to accompany the founder of NFTE, Steve Mariotti, and a group of NFTE student alumni and associates to China in November of 2011. As a two-year NFTE teacher in the Bronx, I was familiar with the NFTE program in the New York Metro area but had...

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