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Leadership and the Power of School Relationships

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 03.10.2016 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

In the last few weeks I've visited five schools in four states. Each of them educates large numbers of students from low-income homes and students of color, and each is either high-performing or on an impressive improvement trajectory.

Just Try Not To Fall In Love With This 90-Year-Old Couple

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.23.2013 | Fifty

In their 90s, Morty and Lee Kaufman of Valley Stream, N.Y., are an impressive married couple. With six children and five grandchildren, Morty, 91,...

Dreamers on Long Island React to News of Deportation Relief: "We Were Speechless" [VIDEO]

Ted Hesson | Posted 08.19.2012 | New York
Ted Hesson

Amid the commentary on Obama's announcement that qualifies undocumented young people to remain in the country, it's easy to lose track of the people who made this policy change possible: the Dreamers.

Astoria Characters: The Good Guy

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.11.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Driving the dings and dents out of cars is a delicate art, and Billy Bruckner is a master of this form of metal sculpture. He also loves avant-garde contemporary art, Buddhas and bikes.