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College Board announced a variety of changes to the SAT exams for the 2020-2021 school year.
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ABC announced the lineup for The Disney Holiday Singalong, which will air on Nov. 30 at 8pm.
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UPDATED NOV. 30, 2020: The 2020 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit on Dec. 2, and there a
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NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 10 finalists for the 2019 Cover Kids Contest, who will be ph
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CC Sabathia, a veteran pitcher for the New York Yankees, is hosting his second celebrity softball ga
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International Academy of New York Aims to Shape Students into Compassionate, Confident Global Citizens
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UPDATED APRIL 1: Legoland New York, which announced its Goshen (Orange County) location in 2017, has
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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Partners with Carnegie Deli to Bring Pop-Up Diner Experience to NYC Dec. 1-8
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Fans of 'Trolls,' rejoice: New York City’s newest attraction in Midtown, DreamWorks Trolls The Exper
Spy Week is returning to Fraunces Tavern Museum (located in the Financial District) Sept. 15-22 with
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Bright Horizons Preschool Director to Discuss Benefits of Emergent Curriculum in Free Parenting Webinar
On Friday, Sept. 20, Ean Gensler, M.Ed., director of Bright Horizons at Hudson Yards, will lead a fr
Ballet Academy East to Offer 15 Full-Tuition Scholarships to Male Pre-Professional Dancers for 2018-2019
Ballet Academy East, an Upper East Side dance training facility for beginners through professionals,
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A roundup of DIY kits to give to crafty kids for the holidays. All kits either come with the necessa
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After filing for bankruptcy last year, the Big Apple Circus is back at Lincoln Center, under new man
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The American Academy of Pediatrics announced its first-ever recommendations on tattoos, piercings, a
High emotional intelligence translates to success across the board—in children academically and in a
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Governor Cuomo signed a bill sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will allow
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Bring your kids to Tribeca Aug. 26-27 for a weekend of family-focused foodie fun!
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