2001-02 New York Emmy Award: Outstanding Societal Concerns Programming

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Walk in my Shoes – Have you ever wondered what it is like for people who can’t see, or can’t walk, or can’t talk? Well the students at Memorial Middle School in Fair Lawn are learning firsthand how to be more compassionate, tolerant, and kind by walking in the shoes of people with disabilities and physical challenges.

Face to Face – Talented artists at Haddon Township High School in Westmont are turning their faces into works of art by Van Gogh and then sharing the experience with students at Strawbridge Elementary.


BEST– Gifted and talented sixth graders at Hillcrest School in Franklin Township (Somerset County) are keeping busy with a project called Business Education through Science and Technology. The students research and hear from the experts about law. The students are also delving into the world of work through the stock market and exploration of how companies make raw materials into moneymaking products.


5 Star Records – To make music more exciting for his students. Joseph Cantaffa of Eisenhower Elementary School in Freehold Township takes them to a real recording studio, where famous people like Jon Bon Jovi record their latest songs.