Hear the story of Mariely Garcia, a high school senior who is leaving the city this fall to attend a small private college in Maine, all expenses paid.
Researchers at Teacher’s College said New York City has failed to create diverse schools that would attract well-off white families seeking integrated classrooms.
An author said families in fast-gentrifying neighborhoods are grappling with the “Diverse Schools Dilemma,” and changing public schools in the process.
Students at P.S. 380 in Brooklyn hosted this year’s celebration of award-winning anti-bullying and tolerance programs in about two dozen schools around the city.
A parent argues against the city’s proposal to re-draw the lines for elementary schools in Park Slope, Brooklyn. She says it causes more problems than it solves.
A recent legal complaint charges that the city’s admissions policy to specialized high schools excludes black and Latino students, particularly at Stuyvesant and Bronx Science. What’s it like to attend the specialized high school with the highest percentage of black and Latino students? Students from Brooklyn Latin tell us.
The CEO of the Success Academy Charter Schools explains why she is opening schools in more affluent and whiter neighborhoods in the city than where she started her charter school network. The answer is not for the fun of controversy and heated public hearings.
Two former teachers who formed a charter elementary school in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, say they learned some lessons about what makes a strong school community, especially when they tried, unsuccessfully, to add a middle school last spring.
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