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Jessica Siegel


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Jessica Siegel has written for a variety of publications including The Village Voice, The New York Times, The New York Observer, New Jersey Monthly, Education Week and Huffington Post on urban issues and education. She teaches journalism at Brooklyn College.

Email: editor@citylimits.org

Articles, Investigations and Blogs

Shevanna Cole's high-school performance was so sound it got her on NY1 and into a private college. But that didn't mean the transition to undergraduate life was easy.



“College readiness” is the new education buzzword. But being prepared for college is about more than academic training, especially for kids who are the first in their families to attend.



DOE statistics indicate arts instruction is absent from many middle and high schools. But for some principals, arts aren't an extra—they're a priority.



East Brooklyn Congregations and allies typically work behind the scenes. But they've made headlines in 2013 by forcing candidates to provide detailed housing, school and policing proposals.