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Showing posts from September, 2010

Opportunities in Education!

During my college matriculation, I learned that Journalism is not an entity to tell people how to think, but what to think about. During the 2010-2011 school season the main focus of ThresholdWorld will be on education. There will days on which I must report on a cool or informative event though; so check back often, you’re certain to learn something new! Scroll below for Upcoming Event, New Book Release and Opportunities.

I am currently a prospective student for the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Fall 2011 Master of Science Program. I’m filling out my application now which is due by December. There are many initiatives being put forth by the university in educational reporting. This is my platform; I start here and now.

In June 2010, I won MVP for the Ready NYC Program. I was given a very nice Trophy from the Office of Emergency Management for my involvement in speaking in NYC Public Schools about Planning for an Emergency! I really enjoyed this program. I was excite…

It's September 8th! Shofar So Good?

Wow!!! Amazing how time goes by so quickly. There is a song by the Tempos. Perhaps you've heard it. It's entitled, See you in September. Here it is compliments of ak47bandit on youtube. Click here!

Depending upon where you are in the world, when summer begins and when it ends determines the start of the educational year. Most people in the United States embrace the end of August to be the end of summer, especially with the return of school.

Yet summer is not over until about September 22nd in the United States with the beginning of autumn equinoxes the next day. Perhaps that’s why my daughters Girl Scout registration day is September 24Th with official start October 1, 2010.

At at any rate, school is in session. A family member called and asked if I were taking my girls to school today. My answer, yes. Apparently some parents are still protesting the midweek start. In case you didn't already know, Rosh Hashanah is on Thursday and Friday.

New York City Public Schools will…