Theme: The New Digital Underground: Voice, Media, & Critical Pedagogy
What: The Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) is working in partnership with Urban Word NYC, NYU, NYCoRE, Academy for Young Writers, and El Puente: Leaders for Peace and Justice to host the annual Preemptive Education Conference. Continue reading
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A 23-year-old teacher who vanished days before the school year began leaped from a pier into a harbor on Tuesday and was rescued by a ferry captain, police said.
Hannah Upp, who jumped into the chilly waters of New York Harbor around noon, was hospitalized in stable condition.
The ferry was headed from Manhattan and was about a mile from Staten Island when Upp was spotted, chief police spokesman Paul Browne said. The ferry captain deployed a rescue craft, and crew members pulled Upp to safety.
Upp had last been seen Aug. 29 at her upper Manhattan apartment. She apparently had planned to go away for the weekend, and when she didn’t return her roommates called police. There were no signs of forced entry into her apartment, and her wallet, keys and subway fare payment card were found inside.
Rumors swirled that she was taken against her will. Continue reading