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Freedom Ride

Freedom Ride

Young activists in Poughkeepsie complete a traveling BLM mural.

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Dharma Doesn't Change

Teaching Anti-Racism In A Buddhist Context
At Middle Way School in Saugerties, preteens learn important lessons through integrated anti-racist lesson plans centered around black activists and creators.

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Citizenship 101: Using Civics to Cultivate Responsible Citizens

A conversation with local civics teachers and professors on how we teach civics and what may help make us better citizens

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Hands-On Environmental Programming at the Beacon Institute

Clarkson University is committed to engaging K-12 students in STEM during the pandemic
With the introduction of full-time remote learning and limited in-person classes, creating meaningful educational experiences for students has never been more challenging. Families and schools in the Hudson Valley have a resource in Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute, which remains committed to providing inspiring and educational programming for students and school systems that help ignite interest in science in kids of all ages.

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The Kids Are Online

Jennier Strodl of Liberi School Speaks to her Institution's Transition to All-Virtual Learning
Jennifer Strodl, founder of Hudson’s Liberi School, explains her decision to take her school to an all-virtual educational environment.

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Teaching During the Pandemic with an Artist’s Mindset

What art education look like in the age of lockdowns.

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The Juggle is Real

Mom-Entrepreneurs Struggle to Balance Business and Kids From Home Amid COVID-19
According to a New York Times survey, 80 percent of mothers with children under 12 have said they are spending more time homeschooling their children than their partners. We talk to local mompreneurs.

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This Kingston School Introduces Kids to Tech Through Blended Learning

Kingston Catholic School's blended learning program combines online and traditional classroom learning and can adapt to students’ individual needs and learning paces.

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The Devil’s Advocate: A Local Outlet for Student-Created Content

The daughter of Alex Shiffer and Sharon Richman, creators of the Shawangunk Journal, brings student-created content to the classroom through a new app.

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Valley En Vogue: Fashion Education in the Hudson Valley

From garment design and fabrication to merchandising, the Hudson Valley’s fashion education programs are flourishing.

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Minding the Mind: NYS's Mental Health Education Revolution

As the stigma around mental illness decreases, New York State schools are working to incorporate mental health first aid programs and teacher training to better support students.

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The State Of Sex Education in New York

Only 24 states plus Washington, DC mandate sex education in public schools, according to the Guttmacher Institute: New York is not one of them. Our state does mandate HIV education, but there's no requirement that what is taught be medically accurate or culturally appropriate.

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American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Update Course @ Vassar Ambulatory Services Center

American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Update Course

Sun., June 13, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — This abridged update course is a renewal level course for the ACLS...
Living with Heart and Soul Part 1 (In-person and virtual) @ Bernadette Bloom

Living with Heart and Soul Part 1 (In-person and virtual)

Sun., June 13, 9:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m. — In this advanced Esoteric Healing class, students will explore Spiritual Initiations and...

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