Saturday , December 1 2018

Education

Piano School of NYC: Making It Possible for Everyone to Fall in Love with Music

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When pianist Vera Anselmo, who trained at Juilliard and Mannes School of Music, started giving piano and music lessons at local schools in Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Harlem in 2001, she did not realize the potential impact her 'Piano School of New York City' would make over the years. But her passion to bring the gift of music to all had always been her driving force.

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Will Early Education Funding Reduce Future Crime?

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While policy changes and a move away from for-profit prison systems will go a long way in aligning America’s prisons with those of more progressive countries, education remains a key driver in preventing citizens from going to jail in the first place, in becoming more attractive prospects for hire, and in reducing recidivism.

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Interview: Julia Cook, Author of ‘Uniquely Wired: A Book About Autism and Its Gifts’

April is Autism Awareness Month and national award-winning children’s author and parenting/autism expert Julia Cook recently answered questions about her new book 'Uniquely Wired: A Book About Autism and Its Gifts' that focuses on a young character named Zak who has autism.

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Prison Time a Barrier to College Education and Employment Despite Prison Education Programs

Disclosing a stint in jail during a university or college’s application and screening process decreases the chances of getting through the application process at all, and dramatically slashes the possibility of financial aid.

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