Professor-in-residence at Hofstra University helps first-year students adjust

It's not every day you see a professor doing their laundry in the dorms but for freshmen at Hofstra University it's not unusual. Dr. Katrina Sims is the Faculty in Residence in the main first year residence hall. The assistant professor of history is a resource to some 600 students and she calls Hofstra her home, literally. 

Brooklyn middle school’s bilingual debate team among nation’s best

For many of the students in Brooklyn’s M.S. 50, Spanish is their first language. Five years ago, Principal Benjamin Honoroff decided that no child would be left out of debating on a national stage, making the school’s debate team bilingual and challenging English-only norms at tournaments.