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Several years ago, I heard an interview on NPR about an organization called Teach for America (TFA). I was completely intrigued by the philosophy behind the whole program – getting bright, motivated young people on-the-ground, short-term, intensive training as a teacher, then sending them into...

Rumson, NJ, January 24, 2012 – A special screening of Rio, the animated film, will be held at Clearview Cinemas in Red Bank on Saturday, February 25th to benefit children in need.  Hosted by Bridge of Books, a non-profit organization that brings books to children...

[caption id="attachment_426" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Tasia Hammond (right) and her mom Cleopatra Hammond at the Jersey Explorers Children's Museum in East Orange."][/caption] Tasia Hammond, a ninth grader at the Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Fine Arts in East Orange, is a voracious reader. Her favorite is...