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DOE Head Says Funding Discrepancies Overblown
Class of 2013: Tech Students Eye Careers As Reforms Stall
Class of 2013: Life in the Sweet Spot
Charters Target Middle-Class Brooklyn
Class of 2013: Bloomberg's Babies Start Senior Year
DOE Diaspora: NYC School Vets Spread Reforms Nationwide
Mixture of Hope and Concern for City's New Daycare Program
Who Killed John Dewey High?
Flat Gains on U.S. Tests Clash with Picture of Progress in NYC
2 Schools, 1 Space: Scars Linger from Controversy on Adelphi Street
New York's School Principals Struggle Quietly Amid Teacher Controversies
Q&A With An 'Unsatisfactory' Teacher
The Principal Is New. The School Is Closing.
Election 2010: Polls Closed, Policy Awaits
In his annual address, Mayor Bloomberg touted increased college readiness in the city's high schools. But more than half the students deemed college ready attend New York's top-ranked facilities.
Schools the Bloomberg administration has targeted for closure have student populations demographically different from the average facility. And many had absorbed an increasing number of struggling students.
Schools on the new DOE closure list serve more low-income, special ed and English-learning students than the system as a whole. Is the city simply fighting for poor kids to get the best, or applying unfair expectations in a way that disrupts students' lives?
The DOE's report cards are out for high schools. Amid higher standards, fewer schools notched the highest grades. With graduation criteria about to tighten, what do the numbers bode for the class of 2012 and beyond?
The grades are out, and so is the list of schools that might close because of them. But what's the difference between an A and a B when the DOE grades its 1,700 schools?
The state released new statistics on high school graduation rates. New York City's improved once again, but a new measure of college readiness suggests huge challenges remain.
Watch a video interview about the challenges confronting one Brooklyn High School: A dwindling student population, reduced class offerings and the third principal in about a year.
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When Mayor Bloomberg took charge of New York's schools, he highlighted wide racial gaps in school achievement as a rationale for reform. A new study finds those disparities persist—and suggests ways to address them.
A private corporation has just taken over the test that millions use to attain credentials outside of high school. Amid talk of rising fees, it's time for the city to step up for students counting on the GED.
An excerpt from a new book arguing that “punitive, zero tolerance strategies”—from metal detectors to clothing bans—aren't as effective as their popularity suggests.
This infographic chart, produced by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (www.icphusa.org) showcases educational attainment in the Bronx for adults (25 years and older).
An in-depth look at New York City's Most Common Educational Levels among Adults 25 and Older, produced by the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (www.icphusa.org)
An Investigation of Private Consultants in the Bloomberg Administration