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College Readiness: One Star Student's Struggle
Getting Kids Ready for College, Beyond the Classroom
Students, Teachers Say Roll-Out of New GED Has Been Flawed
New, Tougher GED Has Students Scrambling
Graduation Day: Bloomberg's Babies Grow Up
New Charter High School Will Be Closed to Transfer Students
Class of 2013: Tech Students Eye Careers As Reforms Stall
Class of 2013: Life in the Sweet Spot
Obama + Romney = Lesson for Brooklyn Students
Class of 2013: Bloomberg's Babies Start Senior Year
Who Killed John Dewey High?
Fear of School Closure Is Personal for This Principal
Students Protest Armory's
Disappearing High Schools
OLDER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LOSING SEATS
Over one million public school students attend one of the 1,700 high schools scattered throughout New York City's five neighborhoods. In a city as diverse as New York, it is common to see economic prosperity vary from school to school.
The biggest problem with the city's Career and Technical Education schools, finds a new report, is that there are too few of them.
City Limits' award-winning education coverage touches on some of the key issues Carmen Farina will face.
By limiting enrollment—and therefore eliminating the schools' commitment to accept all neighborhood kids who wanted to come—DOE says it will improve students' options.
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.
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The school system has made college readiness a priority. A key—and often missing—ingredient to a successful transition to college is for kids to have some guidance getting there.
Conservatives want armed guards in the schools. Some liberals want to call in the National Guard if school violence threatens. What do those at risk—kids in school—say we should do after Newtown?
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 judge has scolded New York City for failing to address discrimination at the Fire Department, which is one—but far from the only—city agency with a racial skew. City Limits has compiled a chart, based on December 2009 data, that highlights the racial breakdown of New York City's agencies.