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Teachers Use Summer Break to Hone Common Core Skills
Common Core State Standards are taking center stage this summer as teachers head into the classroom to learn how to better enhance learning opportunities to support student success.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Bennett weighs in on principals, charters and 'the magic of teaching'
Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett, center, talks about FCAT score improvement at Starkey Elementary School in Seminole in May. Behind him, from left, are Pinellas Superintendent Michael Grego, Pasco Superintendent Kurt Browning and Starkey Elementary Principal Audrey Chaffin.
At 86, Tony Bennett still searches for "the finest popular songs"
When Tony Bennett hits the Denver Botanic Gardens stage this Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, he will smile at the kids, wink at the ladies and swing those snaps.
Jazz singer Carol Kidd on recovering from breast cancer
GLASGOW'S first lady of jazz Carol Kidd will fly back to Scotland this month for an emotional homecoming gig.
Bono speaks out for Voices Against Violence campaign
As we hit the six-month mark since the Newtown shootings, the response to new gun laws is a mixed bag.
Asbury Park Press
An Evening of Song with Chelsea Palermo to Benefit Lunch Break
CHELSEA & FRIENDS PRESENT AN EVENING OF SONG & MUSIC TO BENEFIT LUNCH BREAK On Saturday, June 22, Chelsea Palermo and Friends will present a special evening to benefit Lunch Break, the soup kitchen and pantry that serves the greater Red Bank area.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Citizens' Voice
It wasn't Tony who first left his heart in San Francisco
Tony Bennett claimed to have left his heart in the City by the Bay, but nobody would have known if it weren't for an agent and some disc jockeys who preferred the "B" side of a record to the now forgotten "A" side.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Video: President Obama to begin arming Syrian rebels
President Obama is likely to face strong opposition from some foreign leaders at the G-8 summit in Northern Ireland for his decision to begin arming rebels opposing Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad.
Video: Facebook reveals amount of data turned over to government
Facebook is revealing how much user data it's been forced to turn over to the federal government.
Video: Colorado wildfires: Most destructive in the state's history
A huge wildfire in Colorado left at least two people dead. Flames have destroyed at least 400 homes and other buildings.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Huffington Post
Holly Cara Price: The Songs of Dory Previn To Be Celebrated at New York's Vineyard Theatre
Legendary American singer-songwriter, playwright and poet Dory Previn passed away last year at age 86. Born Dorothy Veronica Langan in 1925, her long and fascinating career began in the 1950's when she was hired as a lyricist by MGM Studios after meeting film producer Arthur Freed.
Staten Island's Tony Babino returns to Lorenzo's Cabaret June 21
Back by popular demand, Staten Island's own Tony Babino - better known as Tony B - returns to Lorenzo's Cabaret at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, in a mega-production set for Friday evening, June 21. Recognized as one of today's premier vocalists and torchbearers of the Great American Songbook, Tony B will be backed by a swingin' orchestra ... (more)
Beyond quiet, jazz at the Gibbstown library
Dostoevsky, Hemingway, and Faulkner were sitting quietly on their shelves, but down the hall at the Greenwich Library in Gibbstown, an alto sax, electric guitar, drums, and bass were starting to swing.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
New Orleans' Piano Prince, jazz legends and more
This week's opening review will be the first album in more than a decade by the "Piano Prince of New Orleans," Davell Crawford.
Business Partners to Be Honored for Support of Florida Education
Tallahassee, Fla. , June 13, 2013 - Commissioner of Education Dr. Tony Bennett will host the 26th Annual Commissioner's Business Recognition Awards reception tonight in Tampa.
Tony Bennett and John Legend feted for philanthropy
Veteran crooner Tony Bennett and R&B star John Legend were feted for their tireless efforts to improve the lives of children at a charity gala in New York on Tuesday .
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Newsies' Jeff Calhoun Set for Arts in the City, 6/13
ARTS IN THE CITY, a new monthly magazine series from CUNY TV covering the people, places and events that make New York City a haven for the arts and for those enriched by them, makes its debut on CUNY TV in June, in celebration of the station's new over-the-air broadcast signal, Ch.
Tony Bennett Talks Lady Gaga Collaboration: "It's Really Exciting"
It looks like the Lady Gaga collaboration that Tony Bennett teased a few months back is becoming a reality.
The Jassman - June 12, 2013
After my rant about aggressive and dominant drummers, along comes Yoron Israel and, no, I hadn't heard of him before either, but what a delightful surprise.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga to Release Jazz Album Entitled "Cheek to Cheek"
People are going to be shocked by how great she can sing," the musician said. With the latest album ready to go, three books out and an art exhibition set for Montreal later this year, Bennett said he can't work enough.