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by Gail Robinson Tuesday, 02 September 2014 00:00
Mayor Bill de Blasio has hinted that his administration will change the admissions procedures sometime in the future—not this year—at the five specialized high schools established during the Bloomberg administration, which are not governed by state law: Brooklyn Latin; High School of American Studies at Lehman College; High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College; Queens High School for the Sciences at York College; and Staten Island Tech. The changes would address concerns that declining numbers of black and Latino students are accepted at the elite specialized schools that use the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) as the sole criterion for admission. No changes are planned for this year, and the SHSAT given on Oct. 25 and 26 will be basically the same as…
by Lydie Raschka Wednesday, 27 August 2014 12:09
There's been a rush to sign up for pre-kindergarten in the past few days. Yet, under Mayor DeBlasio's huge pre-k expansion effort there are still some good options among a variety of pre-k choices—regular public schools, charter schools and programs housed in community organizations. (These organiza…
by Dr. Jane S. Gabin Tuesday, 26 August 2014 12:36
School starts on Sept. 4 and for high school juniors and seniors, this means it's also time to start thinking about college. Here's my advice on what to focus on as you look ahead to college. Juniors: The most important thing you can do for yourself this year is to concentrate on your studies. Take…
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