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Samuel J Tilden High School

NYC's Strategy for Shutting Schools Leaves Some Students Lost in Transition

Liz Willen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Willen

An eerie silence pervades the cavernous hallways as Samuel J. Tilden High School prepares to graduate its final class. After 80 years, the hulking Brooklyn institution is closing.

A Race for Diplomas Before Brooklyn's Tilden High Closes for Good

Vadim Lavrusik | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Vadim Lavrusik

Critics worry that some students are accumulating empty credits at the expense of learning, and that credit recovery programs do not adequately prepare students for college.