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Stuyvesant High School Principal To Resign

Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

Stuyvesant principal Stanley Teitel is set to resign amid a cheating scandal that rocked the elite New York City public school, the New York Times’ ...

Cheating Scandal Voids 71 Stuyvesant Students' Regents Exams

Posted 07.10.2012 | Education

A group of Stuyvesant High School students will have to retake their Regents exams following a cheating scandal that rocked the elite New York City pu...

What Brawling Fathers And Cheating Kids Have In Common

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

The message sent to the 12-year-olds on the field at Britt David Park in Columbus was that winning matters so much it is worth fighting over. I'm betting that is the same message that the 16-year-old cheating Stuyvesant students were sent over the years.

Crime Stats, Tests And Credibility

Tom Allon | Posted 09.01.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

A new study reveals that the city's much-acclaimed crime declines over the past two decades may partially be the result of cooking the books. This merits investigation so New Yorkers can know the true crime statistics from their borough.

PHOTO: Funny Liquor Store Sign Targets Notorious High School

Posted 06.30.2012 | Comedy

It's no surprise that the students of Stuyvesant High, the notorious NYC school that's always making headlines, are confident holders of fake identifi...

Cheating Scandal Rocks Elite New York High School

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education

A cheating ring has rocked the elite Stuyvesant High School in New York City, culminating in the expulsion of one of its students. School officials...

Students Protest Dress Codes On 'Slutty Wednesday'

Posted 06.08.2012 | Teen

In a protest against the school's new dress code, students at Stuyvesant High School in New York City took a stand against the administration. Yesterd...

Educating for Democracy: Nobel Prizes Are Not Just Surprises

Joel Shatzky | Posted 07.31.2012 | Education
Joel Shatzky

In the past almost seventy years, no less than twenty-six Nobel Laureates have been educated in New York City schools: only three were products of private schools.

Miami Cannibal Victim Attended Stuyvesant High School In NYC

Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

New details have emerged from Saturday's shocking cannibalistic attack in Miami, in which a naked man ate off large portions of a homeless man's face...

Jeremy Lin Gives Advice To High School Seniors (WATCH)

Posted 04.30.2012 | Teen

We've all heard about teens asking their favorite celebrities to prom, but the seniors at one New York high school had their eye on a famous graduatio...

Next Year, Peace in Hebron!

Tom Allon | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

For too long, both sides have never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity for peace. Let's have a Seder that celebrates peace and statehood for all.

WATCH: 'Jeremy Lin, Please Speak At Our Graduation!'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Teen

If you could have anyone speak at your high school graduation, whose words of inspiration would you want to hear? For the students at Stuyvesant High ...

The Case of the Disappearing Black and Latino Student: Race and the Achievement Gap at Smith College and Stuyvesant High School

Richard Buery | Posted 05.02.2012 | New York
Richard Buery

Where you stand on the declining numbers of African Americans at Stuyvesant depends on your answers to two questions. First, do you think the small number of black students is a problem? Second, what should we do about it?

She was an inmate. I was a suburbanite. We were never supposed to be friends.

Joan Gelman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women
Joan Gelman

She was an inmate. I was a suburbanite. We were never supposed to be friends.

9/11 From Class Four Blocks Away

Ariel Gros-Werter | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Ariel Gros-Werter

Out the window, one of the towers collapsed and in its place a dust cloud rose. Suddenly being so close to what was happening no longer seemed "cool." It hit home that what we were witnessing was real.

A Classroom Window To September 11th Attacks: High School Students Look Back

Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices

The butterfly effect purports that the flutter of a butterfly's wings could ripple like a chain reaction that eventually creates outsized, widespread ...

The Pledge

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Lila Nordstrom

A lot of media outlets are asking their readers or viewers for accounts of what changed about America on 9/11. So, here goes. For me, what changed was the definition of patriotism.

SHSAT Is the Golden Ticket

Alex Mallory | Posted 06.13.2011 | College
Alex Mallory

For many students in New York City, the less well-known high school exam, the SHSAT, may be the most important standardized test of their academic careers.

Make Educating Future Scientists a Top Priority

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
James M. Gentile

The Nation's Report Card released information on the performance of students in science. The results should be a call to action for all who care about the economic preeminence of our nation.

Fewer Blacks, Hispanics Admitted To Top Public Schools

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They're public schools, but not everyone can get in. Increasingly, fewer and fewer African-American and Hispanic students are being admitted to New Y...

Borders Wants Educators to Drink the Superman Kool-Aid (VIDEO)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Rocco Staino

In keeping with the holiday spirit, Borders, the national book retailer, has partnered with Donors Choose, an online charity, and the publisher Per...

New York Teen Discovers The Secret To Scoring Highly On The SAT Test (WATCH)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Milo Beckman, 14, became frustrated when his SAT score rose the second time he took the test. Why? Because he didn't think he did as well compared to ...

At a School Where a Student Drowned, More Than One Lesson to Be Learned

Sarah Garland | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sarah Garland

Four years ago, at an open house for his new middle school, I met Jose Maldonado, the New York City principal who may be put on probation after one of his students drowned on a field trip.

He Showed the World Through Teachers' Eyes: Thank You, Frank McCourt

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

Occasionally, a teacher can cross over from the all-consuming teaching sphere to tell the tale to the masses. No one in recent memory did this more successfully than Frank McCourt.