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Astoria Characters: The Toe-and-Tap Teacher

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.20.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michelle Koutsoubelis tap dances in the shower. She can't help it; the running water sets her feet on fire.

Just TAP and Spin Through the Unlocked Expo Line Turnstile

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Given our history, it's terrific to see a County Supervisor and others promoting, rather than deriding, transit ridership in LA. Still, I'd rather see expedited transit construction than read incredulous creative writing about how Metro is meeting artificially low ridership projections.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Brings a Brand New World of Dance to the Kennedy Center

Johnny Nevin | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
Johnny Nevin

The uniquely exciting world of tap dancing has still never been presented as a full-evening program at any of the national cultural center's principle venues, but that's about to change.

What's Wrong with Teaching to the Test? (Part 2)

Glen Lineberry | Posted 10.22.2012 | Education
Glen Lineberry

What I do know is that everyone is focused on the tests. Insofar as those tests are assessing critical academic and life skills, that's not necessarily a bad thing, but judging a student, a teacher or a school by those scores is not getting us where we need to be.

What's Wrong With Teaching to the Test? (Part 1)

Glen Lineberry | Posted 10.17.2012 | Education
Glen Lineberry

Now I don't claim to be smart enough to understand the whole testing debate, but from a classroom teacher's perspective, it seems like everyone ought to relax and start with the things reasonable people can agree on:

75-Year-Old Tap Legend Talks The Future Of The Art Form

Originally published on Dance Enthusiast. Brenda Bufalino, regarded as a tap legend for several decades, started tapping as a child and continues t...

For Most, New York DREAM Act Would Cost Less Than a Latte

Ted Hesson | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Ted Hesson

The New York DREAM Act is a perfect example of a low cost, high reward investment. For a minimal expense, thousands of young New Yorkers would have a better chance at realizing their professional dreams

Does Teacher Incentive Program Work? Report Shows No Student Improvement

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

A four-year pilot program in Chicago's Public Schools that focused on increasing teachers' access to self-improvement programs was recently evaluated ...

Beer Cheer Here

Rozanne Gold | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Beer seems to be moving the same way wine did 20 years ago: Lots of new entrants, the emergence of "beer geekery"... and the growing popularity of monster, high-alcohol beers.

Closing The Revolving Door: What's Being Done To Keep Teachers?

Jessica Prois | Posted 07.21.2011 | Education
Jessica Prois

Leading education experts share ideas on what schools can do and are doing to keep teachers from leaving the profession.

U.S. Can Tap Your BlackBerry

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

U.S. authorities have the ability to tap communications made from BlackBerry devices, which is the same surveillance that The UAE and Saudi Arabia are requesting.

Astoria Characters: The Saw Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Does Natalia Paruz's tune come from heaven or hell? It emanates from a saw -- the carpenter's tool that's used to cut wood.

Weekly Mulch: Obama's Responsibility for the BP Oil Spill

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger President Barack Obama is in Louisiana today, and BP is saying it will know in 48 hours if its attempt to "t...