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Gourmet cooking? Arabic lessons? New Yorkers want their babysitters to do it all

Gourmet cooking? Arabic lessons? New Yorkers want their babysitters to do it all

Nannies and sitters in New York often get eccentric demands from parents who want them to teach their kids to paint like Picasso or how to spin a pirouette

by × March 26, 2014 × 0 comments

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At most Barnes and Noble sites in the city, prep books for the old GED are still being sold. Books for the TASC are sold online, or "print by demand."

New high school equivalency exam raises more questions than answers

The TASC exam has replaced the GED statewide, but educators and students don’t know what to expect.

by × March 7, 2014 × 0 comments

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Stacey Greene takes her baby out for a stroll on a freezing day in Ditmas Park.

Through freezing winter, keeping baby’s temp just right

Parents and experts worry about the risks of overheating babies in the extreme cold.

by × February 25, 2014 × 0 comments