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New York City High Schools

A Case of T.M.A.?

Curtis Chin | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Curtis Chin

Too many kids tragically miss out on a shot at the top-notch education that every last one of them deserves, the kind of education that allows kids to reach their full potential and build better lives. This excellent education for all -- not just for a select few fighting over limited resources -- is what a just, equitable, and globally competitive society must demand.

NAACP Alleges Bias At Elite NYC High Schools

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Black Voices

* Complaint focuses on eight elite public schools * "All that matters is the test" By Jonathan Allen NEW ...

Calling It a Choice Doesn't Make It One

Elissa Stein | Posted 05.04.2012 | Education
Elissa Stein

Last week tens of thousands of New York City public school students received high school offer letters. For almost half of them, dreams came true. But too many others were disappointed, not to mention devastated by the results.

Student Graduation Threatened In School Course Credit Scandal

Posted 02.01.2012 | Education

A Bronx school in New York is under investigation for allegations of credit irregularities that could threaten some students' abilities to graduate th...

Just One-Quarter Of New York City High Schoolers Are College-Ready

Posted 12.25.2011 | Education

Just a quarter of students graduating from New York City high schools this year were prepared for college coursework, and fewer than half of all New Y...

Responsible Capitalists at Bishop Loughlin High School

Dal LaMagna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dal LaMagna

I agreed to teach an hour-long class to seniors at my Brooklyn-based high school alma mater, thinking I might inspire some young people to start and operate their own small business, as I myself had done at their age, and to do it responsibly.