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2017

11/13/2017
Upper West Side School Zones Changed, but Not All Parents Went Along
New York Times

10/2/2017
Nearly 78,000 New York City students switched schools in a single year, report finds
Chalkbeat

9/27/2017
Dear New York Times: Please don’t hype the high school admissions process again
Kappan

9/2/2017
Inside the city schools critics call 'failure factories'.
New York Post

8/16/2017
City public elementary schools to teach students computer science
Daily News

8/10/2017
Six hundred high school students land internships through city’s new workforce development program that has over 189 partners Daily News

8/1/2017
City public schools see safest year on record with major crimes, arrests lower than ever
Daily News

7/26/2017
New York City expands ‘College Access for All’ to additional 175 high schools next school year
Chalkbeat

7/19/2017
New York City’s 3-K For All preschool program starts this fall. Here are five things we know so far Chalkbeat

7/7/2017
Video: Now that Mayoral Control is Settled, What Challenges Face NYC Schools? CITYLIMITS.ORG

6/20/2017
From power to paperwork: New York City principals adjust to a reined-in role under Carmen Fariña
Chalkbeat

5/5/2017
The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City Schools
The New York Times

4/25/2017
De Blasio’s new pre-K slogan: What, me worry about reality?
The New York Post

4/6/2017
More children took gifted tests in the Bronx and Brooklyn, but the number of children qualifying stayed the same
Chalkbeat

3/10/2017
Couldn't get into Yale? 10 New York City High Schools are More Selective
The New York Times

3/10/2017
This Bronx elementary school is changing the way it teaches math—and it's showing results
Chalkbeat New York

1/31/2017
Five ways to integrate NYC public schools
WBAI radio

1/24/2017
Harlem Schools are Left to Fail as Those Not Far Away Thrive
The New York Times

2016

11/30/2016
Recomiendan que haya más integración en escuelas públicas de NY
NY1 Noticias

11/30/2016
Is large-scale school integration possible in New York City? New report lays out steps to help it happen
Chalkbeat New York

11/30/2016
Efforts to Desegregate City Schools Fall Short of What is Needed, Report Says
NY1

11/9/2016
Manhattan School in Zoning Battle Is Struggling, but It Has Its Fans
The New York Times

10/26/2016
What diverse schools do differently: New report outlines 10 promising approaches
Chalkbeat New York

10/18/2016
Better options for NYC's B students shopping for high schools
metro

9/17/21016
How to pick the best NYC high school for your child
New York Post

9/8/2016
Open houses and closed doors: How the first step toward high school can become a stumbling block
Chalkbeat New York

9/8/2016
The Case for Living in Staten Island
New York Magazine

7/7/2016
How many students are college-ready? Depends on whom you ask
Chalkbeat New York

7/5/2016
Small Steps, but No Major Push, to Integrate New York’s Schools
The New York Times

5/12/2016
Some of Brooklyn's most sought-after middle schools will no longer see how applicants rank them
Chalkbeat New York

5/11/2016
New study finds where you live impacts your graduation rate
WPIX, Channel 11

3/25/2016
From the City to the 'Burbs, Step by Step
The New York Times

3/16/2016
Why some principals say screening students can actually help schools hang onto diversity
Chalkbeat New York

2015

12/17/2015
Two gifts to local education that keep on giving
New York Family

12/16/2015
Segregation in NYC Public Schools
Fox 5 News

12/15/2015
School Segregation Persists in Gentrifying Neighborhoods, Maps Suggest
The New York Times

10/28/2015
Manhattan Rezoning Fight Involves a School Called 'Persistently Dangerous'
The New York Times

9/29/2015
Once sold as the solution, small high schools are now on the back burner
The Hechinger Report

9/27/2015
How to get into the high school you want
New York Post

7/23/2015
Many NYC high schools don't offer advanced math and science courses
Chalkbeat New York

7/23/2015
Report: Too Many NYC Schools Lack College-Prep Science, Math
SchoolBook

7/2/2015
After rule changes, fewer students held back, sent to summer school
Chalkbeat New York

6/12/2015
Let rich and poor learn together
The New York Times

6/3/2015
Private School Tax Credits
BK Live, Brooklyn Independent Media

5/13/2015
Cuomo throws support behind tax credits for private school scholarships
Chalkbeat New York

4/27/2015
Merger in Brooklyn Is an Alternative to City's Small-School Model
The New York Times

4/15/2015
Pre-K for All Expands Access to Early Learning
MetroFocus, Thirteen

3/4/2015
Parents and Teachers Meet in a New York Minute (or 5 if They're Lucky)
The New York Times

2014

11/4/2014
De Blasio Unveils New Plans for Troubled Schools in New York
The New York Times

11/3/2014
Educational Access and Attainment in New York
CUNY Forum

10/28/2014
Scaling The Community School: How School Leaders, Community Partners and Parents Can Build a Network of Support Services for Students and Their Families
CUNY Media

9/24/2014
School Daze HS Application Process
BK Live

6/27/2014
With police report requirement unclear, safety transfers hard to come by
Chalkbeat New York

6/24/2014
Graduation rates inch up, but many kids still not making grades
New York Post

6/11/2014
In pursuit of pre-K goal, city goes to great lengths to enlist yeshivas
Chalkbeat New York

4/20/2014
City's worst high school has hundreds of empty seats
New York Post

4/2/2014
How a Group of NYC High Schools Ditched Most Regents Exams — and Created Better College Students
The Village Voice

3/31/2014
Take the Tests and Keep Your Options Open
by Clara Hemphill, The New York Times, Room for Debate

2/10/2014
Diversity in Schools
BK Live Brooklyn Independent Media

2/6/2014
Queens Academy and Beach Channel High School register lowest attendance rates in the city Tuesday
Daily News

1/22/2014
Pledging “real debate,” de Blasio appoints five PEP members
Chalkbeat New York

1/13/2014
Advocates Say Too Many Students Are Being Brought to Precincts for Minor Infractions
NY1

1/13/2014
Everything You Need To Know About Getting Your Kid Into The Right School In 2014
*Pip and Pea *

1/13/2014
NYC's other great elementary schools
Capital New York

2013

12/31/2013
Carmen Fariña knows how to fix schools - not just close them
Daily News

11/12/2013
De Blasio's Plans For City Schools Go Well Beyond Universal Pre-K
NY1

10/16/2013
With more than 400 high schools in city, students can choose from classrooms large and small with a variety of academic themes
Daily News

9/23/2013
City plans to end guarantee for local high school slots
Daily News

9/15/2013
How to Survive High School
How to Surve Middle School
How to Survive Elementary School
New York Post

8/2/2013
Bloomberg's New York: Education for the Future?
wfuv.org

7/30/2013
New York City principal to head downtown L.A. arts high school
Los Angeles Times

7/25/2013
Businesses seen as key for city's black students
Crain's New York Business

6/10/2013
FAQ on Regents Tests
SchoolBook

5/5/2013
The Get-Into-School Card
The New York Times

4/23/2013
Free pass furor at city's top schools
New York Post

4/9/2013
City's Little Geniuses: U. West Side has top percentage of ‘gifted’ kids
New York Post

4/4/2013
NYC 'Round 2' high school fair this weekend; Second chance for eighth-graders
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

4/3/2013
Kindergarten Placements in the Mail
SchoolBook

4/3/2013
With Legacy on His Mind, Mayor Adds More Schools
The New York Times

3/13/2013
New online guide to NYC high schools offers info on class size, metal detectors
Associated Press

3/13/2013
New School Launches Online Guide To New York City High Schools
CBS NY

3/13/2013
New family-friendly guide to New York City high schools goes online
New York Post

3/12/2013
A New Way to Look at High School Ratings
Epoch Times

3/12/2013
New Website Gives Detailed Statistics on City's Public Schools
NY1

2/28/2013
Born as a Tribute but Faltering, a Bronx School Nears its End
The New York Times

2012

11/26/2012
Just steps away from City Hall, Murry Bergtraum HS is abandoned to failure
New York Post

10/15/2012
Man Behind City's High School Admissions Wins Nobel Prize
Wall Street Journal

10/9/2012
Analysis: City grades can be misleading
Daily News

9/9/2012
Special Report: The best high schools in New York
Daily News

9/8/2012
How to land your top pick
New York Post

8/20/2012
Many students at elite public new high schools write fewer than five research essays a year, according to survey
Daily News

7/13/2012
Former teachers, parents call conditions at MS 318 chaotic
Daily News, Queens

6/29/2012
Insideschools Unveils New Tool to Navigate High School Choices
Channel 13 METROFOCUS

6/29/2012
School guide is a web feat
New York Post

6/29/2012
First Bell
SchoolBook

6/28/2012
Into crowded field of school data comes user-friendly report
GothamSchools

6/26/2012
College/Career Readiness and Graduation Rates: Why Are So Many High School Graduates Not College/Career Ready and What Can We Do About It?
Ed in the Apple

6/13/2012
Smaller high schools touted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg have seen a slip in graduation rates
Daily News

5/8/2012  
Baccalaurate High School for Global Studies in Queens rated top public high school in city and 21st nationally
Daily News

4/30/2012
On Report Cards for City Schools, Invisible Line Between 'A' and 'F'
The New York Times

4/1/2012
A tale of two public schools
New York Post

3/26/2012
Principal Who Installed Dress Code for Teachers Now has One for Students
DNAinfo.com

3/2/2012
New to the Neighborhood: Schools Opening This Fall
SchoolBook

2/27/2012
A Receipe for Mediocrity: Tell Every School to Meet Every Need for Every Kid
Rick Hess "Straight Up" blog, Education Week

2/24/2012
Special Needs Students Shut Out of NYC Schools, Despite DOE "Reforms"
AlterNet

2/12/2012
First-year principal lifts up local spirits
Columbia Spectator

2/8/2012
School Closings and Open Slots
The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio

1/31/2012
City Publishes New Elementary School Directory
SchoolBook

1/26/2012
Small High Schools Have Bigger Graduations, Study Finds
NY1

2011

11/1/2011
Say big Bronx schools failing as Department of Ed steers best students to its small schools
Daily News

10/31/2011
The School Tour: Do Your Homework
SchoolBook

10/27/2011
Mayor's schools set students up for failure when it comes to college preparation but more graduate
Daily News

9/24/2011
What to Make of School Progress Reports? Experts weigh in
SchoolBook

9/14/2011
Inside the New Insideschools: A conversation with Pamela Wheaton
Brooklyn Based blog

8/26/2011
New York City's Best High Schools
New York Post

8/26/2011
How to get your top pick
New York Post

8/25/2011
Simon Says: Overcoming Autism Through Play
NYMetroParents

August 2011
Clara Hemphill on Public Schools
New York Family

7/29/2011
Summer schools, summer scores
Gotham Gazette

June 2011
For parents seeking school choice, boundaries don't apply
Gotham Gazette

6/28/2011
Mayor defends record
Wall Street Journal

5/30/2011
Too Much for Tests to Bear
The New York Times

5/12/2011
Benign Neglect? Who Killed the Discovery Program?
Our Town

5/6/2011
Lost in the School Choice Maze
The New York Times

4/29/2011
Parents Fret as Kids Seek 'Gifted' Status
The Wall Street Journal

4/21/2011
Walcott on Education and the Black and Brown Community
New York Amsterdam News

4/20/2011
Study looks at what influences students' high school choices
GothamSchools

4/19/2011
In a first, city plans to end contract with a support organization
GothamSchools

4/15/2011
Brooklyn Principal Cleared of Charges
The New York Times

4/14/2011
Sean Keaton Cleared in P.S. 20 Assault
The New York Times, The Local, Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

4/8/2011
In Schools, You Can't Cut Losses
The New York Times, Room for Debate

4/8/2011
Open Phones: New NYC Schools Chancellor
The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio

3/31/2011
Nearly one-third of students who aced specialized high school exam choose other schools
Daily News

3/22/2011
Pre-K Musical Chairs
The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio

2010

12/27/2010
City officials continue to point students toward doomed high schools
Daily News

12/23/2010
In NYC, Small Schools Touted to Make a Big Difference in Education Reform
PBS Newshour

12/12/2010
Stress and the High School Student: What Happened to Childhood
The New York Times, Room for Debate

12/1/2010
City's list of struggling schools that it may shut down grows by six
Daily News

11/30/2010
Black in as new school chancellor
Daily News

11/28/2010
Pols Like City Councilmen Charles Barron say they'll Sue if Bloomberg Pushes Ahead With Cathie Black
Daily News

11/11/2010
5 things: What should Cathie Black do when she becomes NYC's Schools Chancellor?
Daily News

11/10/2010
Who's Qualified to Run New York City Schools? Tell Us Why Cathleen Black Can Do the Job
The New York Times

10/17/2010
No small feat getting into Townsend Harris High School; 3,000 8th graders list it as first choice
Daily News

8/28/2010
Two more schools added to list of 'persistently dangerous' institutions; state list up as well
Daily News

8/28/2010
Best high schools: How to get into your top choice
New York Post

8/20/2010
Progressive Swedish Charter Schools: Coming Soon to a City Near You?
TakePart.com

8/16/2010
Determining Who's 'Gifted and Talented"
The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC

8/1/2019
Queens schools outperform counterparts across city despite not doing well themselves
Daily News

8/1/2010
Results show continued decline in Manhattan kids' English, math scores, arguments abound
Daily News

5/1/2010
Six districts in Central Brooklyn and the South Bronx don't have enough kids to open gifted program
Daily News

4/30/2010
Gifted Test Scores on The Rise, DOE Stats Show
NY1

4/24/2010
Unplaced Students Enter Uneasy Second Round of High School Admissions
NY1

4/22/2010
Gifted Letters are "In the Mail"
The New York Times, City Room

4/22/2010
'Bad'missions Elite hs acceptances botched
New York Post

4/15/2010
Answers About Child-Friendly New York
The New York Times, City Room

3/25/2010
Parents Irate Over Public High School Notification Delays
New York Magazine

3/24/2010
Lawsuit delays 80K high school assignments
NY1

3/16/2010
Back to School, and Right Back on Vacation
The New York Times, City Room

3/11/2010
Eighth-graders waiting on high school matches due to legal battle over closing of 19 schools
New York Daily News

1/18/2010
Ask about New York City High Schools
The New York Times, City Room

2009

11/2009
Get Me Out!...Before You Enroll...
New Youth Connections

10/24/2009
Education Department - desperate to fill pre-K seats or lose funds - posts ad on Craig's List
Daily News

10/3/2009
City Holds High School Fair
WNYC

9/18/2009
Klein Pressures Schools to Hire Reserve Pool's Teachers
The New York Times

9/4/2009
Back to School: The INSIDESCOOP
New York Family

9/3/2009
The Middle School Hunt
Riverdale Press

8/31/2009
Nonprofits' outlook after a year of living dangerously
City Limits

7/16/2009
Parents in Public Schools
West Side Spirit, Our Town

7/16/2009
Insideschools.org on Its Way Out? The city's premier public school website struggles to stay alive
West Side Spirit, Our Town

7/2/2009
Making it harder to choose
Gotham Gazette

6/27/2009
Amid Clash of Cultures, a Brooklyn Principal Faces Assault Charges
The New York Times

6/25/2009
Bronx Early College Academy for Teaching and Learning is tops on strength of third-year principal
Daily News

6/14/2009
Inside scoop: New Yorkers should rally to save independent school-info web site
Daily News

5/20/2009
Charter school students and tests
Gotham Gazette

4/9/2009
Fort Greene charter school is tougher than Harvard
The Brooklyn Paper

4/7/2009
School info fair a foul experience: student, 13, still looking for suitable high school
Daily News

4/5/2009
NYC Board Of Ed's Algorithm Not Academic
Information Week

4/3/2009
The Sudden Charm of Public School
The New York Times

4/3/2009
Don't Move Until the School Secretary Gives the O.K.
The New York Times

4/1/2009
No Admittance
The Brian Lehrer Show/WNYC

3/31/2009
Frustration Mounts Over NYC High School Placement
CBS-2

3/31/2009
Parents fume as kids miss cut for top city high schools
Daily News

2/17/2009
Sign up for high school internships now
World Journal

2008

11/18/2008
Grupo ofrece asesoría sobre sistema escolar en Nueva York (Group offers advice on school system in New York)
Daily News/Hora Hispana

6/26/2008
Rejected Wall Street Kids Enrich City Public Schools
Bloomberg Television

6/10/2008
School Closures Urged Amid Heat Wave
NY Sun

6/4/2008
Pre-K Snafu Leads Brooklyn Parents To Protest at Tweed
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

4/30/2008
7,722 students who didn't get in where they wanted learn where they're going
Daily News

2/26/2008
Students, parents rally around principal
Daily News

1/17/2008
Slim pickings over Queens schools
Daily News

2007

11/15/2007
Changes confused, frustrate parents and principals
Downtown Express

11/6/2007
Bridge-and-Tunnel Kids
The Village Voice

10/31/2007
A Gift for Testing
Gotham Gazette

10/31/2007
Talent-Rich and Resource-Poor
WNYC

8/28/2007
Smaller is better, city's betting
Daily News

3/18/2007
The Early Bird Catches the Condo
The New York Times

2006

8/23/2006
Principal of Small School Finds the Time to Inspire
The New York Times

7/26/2006
In Kindergarten Playtime, a New Meaning for 'Play'
The New York Times

5/8/2006
The Influentials: Education
New York Magazine

2005

9/4/2005
Saddest Schools
Daily News

8/21/2005
Giff, Don’t Fret over Schools
Daily News

4/17/2005
Lift School Cellular Ban? Yes
Daily News

4/3/2005
The Kindergarten Shuffle
The New York Times

1/20/2005
Tails Out of School: 4th R is for Rodents
Daily News

2004

12/12/2004
Finding a Neighborhood and a School
The New York Times

11/22/2004
The City That Never Sleeps
Scientist magazine

1/14/2004
Schools need more than cops to halt the violence
Daily News

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