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Farah Akbar


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Farah Akbar grew up in Queens, New York. She graduated from Baruch College and later went on to receive a Masters degree in education from Queens College. She enjoys writing about civil rights, education, New York's immigrant community and animal welfare issues. Farah has written for the Gotham Gazette, Islamonline.net and Salon.com.

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In Jackson Heights, the city's high school entrance exam means high pressure for immigrant students, and business for private test-prep centers.