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Getting Real III

This past fall over the span of 16 weeks, IUME partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and New York University Hip-Hop Education Center to launch an innovative online seminar series called Getting Real III. Seminal scholars and leaders in the growing field of Hip-Hop studies focused their attention on how Hip-Hop culture, culturally relevant pedagogy […]

Teachers College Community School Accepting Applications – March 1st Deadline

TCCS is accepting kindergarten applications for September 2013. Priority to families in Districts 5 and 6.  Application deadline March 1st. Parent Information Sessions: Wednesday, February 6th, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Wednesday, February 13, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Wednesday, February 20, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Application for  forms and information:   www.tc.edu/communityschool Where: 168 Morningside […]

Prayer for the Old

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Morningside Area Alliance News, January 2013

“2013” in Morningside Heights. The start of another year in our incredible city and a good time to note David Rockefeller’s vision for Morningside Heights. “The community should be the spiritual, cultural and intellectual center of the world.”  Below are just a few member initiatives that demonstrate how the definition of our community continues to […]


A small gallery

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Just City

JustCity offers an opportunity for committed high-school students to deepen Jewish learning while living on a college campus, develop and strengthen leadership skills, understand personal and Jewish commitment to social action, dialogue with change-makers working in a variety of contexts, and learn firsthand from New York City organizations at the forefront of advancing social justice. […]

Fund for District Five Overview

Small Grants for Community School District 5 Schools The mission of the Fund for District Five is to help make innovative ideas become reality in schools and to inspire other teachers, parents and schools to do the same. To bolster innovation, it provides direct resources to teachers and parent leaders with a focus on the […]

Fund for District 5 Projects – 2012

Think, Move and Grow – After School Enrichment Program PS 154 Harriet Tubman Learning Center Award amount: $1,491 An afterschool program offers a book club, chess instruction, drumming and photography twice a week to thirty 3rd-5th grade students performing under grade level in reading and math. Through these classes, students express themselves creatively, learn and practice […]

Fund for District 5 Projects – 2011

PBIS Shines at Harriet Tubman Learning Center PS 154 | Harriet Tubman Learning Center $1,500 The Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) is a proactive approach for creating and maintaining safe and effective learning environments in schools and ensuring that all students have the social and emotional skills needed for school and beyond. A school-wide incentive […]

Fund for District 5 Projects – 2010

ELMO Document Camera and Projectors PS 367 Academy for Social Action A teacher survey at the Academy for Social Action found that students are easier to reach and engage when technology is used in the classroom.  This grant will help increase the technology available for teachers to use at the school. The ELMO document camera […]

Fund for District 5 Projects – 2009

Class Lending Library PS 133 Fred R Moore Academy Award amount: $530 Herbert Bleich , Teacher Grades served: Pre-K To spark increased reading at home among children and parents, this teacher will build a classroom lending library stocked with 160 new multicultural books, Spanish language books, and other high-value, developmentally appropriate book collections. Library Media […]

Great Music in a Great Space

Kent Tritle, Director of Cathedral Music Great Music in a Great Space presents exceptional choral and organ music in the majestic expanse of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, one of New York City’s landmark treasures. The Cathedral Choirs, Cathedral Orchestra and Great Organ are among the best the city has to offer, and […]