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The Top 10 Most Sought-After High Schools In NYC

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | C. Zawadi Morris | Email the Author | 6:00am | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York

Deadlines have long passed for applicants seeking a slot into one of NYC's public high schools. In the complicated high school admissions process t...

Bloomberg 'Outraged' By Cuomo's Budget Cuts

Posted 05.28.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg is not happy with the state budget Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature agreed upon. From the AP: "Proportionally, th...

UNWAIVERING

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Cathie Black hasn't had the best start to her fledgling career as schools chancellor. At every turn she has been rebuked by critics, both by governmen...

Homeless Teen Finally Gets Diploma, Inspires Change For Other Homeless Youth

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

High school senior Rosa Bracero is the victim of some very bad timing, New York Daily News reports. On the same day that the 17-year-old was supposed ...

NYC's Joel Klein Putting Children First

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

Joel Klein has relied on three principles: developing public school leadership, incentives for teacher quality, and accountability. His approach has produced some demonstrable progress.