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Congrats Grads. Thank you Teachers.

Photo of graduate by Terrence Thomas on Unsplash. We see Harborfields High School putting photos of its entire graduating class along Pulaski Road, We’ve appreciated the William Floyd School District honoring its grads on Facebook.

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Man on a Mission: NYS Regent Roger Tilles

It was his passion for the arts, his appreciation for teachers, and his firm belief grounded that the arts are fundamental to a good education that first led us to be intrigued by Roger Tilles. We got to sit down with him a million years ago last December. While so much has changed since then, we believe what he had to say remains relevant, perhaps even moreso than it was…

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash We thought the roll out of Common Core was hard. Heck, we’ve always thought choosing to teach a roomful of kids in general is a heroic task… Here’s a

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Firefly Lights!

First, Long Island’s Best: Share these amazing High School artists far and wide, would you? These kids are amazing. We at The Firefly Artists in Northport were honored to be among those giving a few

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The Kids are Home — Now What???

The Kids are Here! by Katheryn Laible We are grateful schools are working to provide digital education on the fly, and wish everyone the best in figuring that out. We are also grateful that they

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Nikola Tesla: The Man, The Myth, The Legacy

We are grateful the rain held off as we traipsed about the site of Nikola Tesla’s last and only surviving laboratory, “Wardenclyffe.” There, board member Neil Baggett talked about the great scientist and his time on Long Island, and plans to advance his legacy. While nothing can replace an in-person tour – we highly recommend taking one if you can! — here is a bit of what we learned:

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