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New City Schools Boss Backtracks On 'Wealthy White Manhattan Parents' Tweet

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The new head of public schools in New York City was apologizing Monday for an early morning tweet about a hot-button issue. 428 more words


Institutional Racism Series: How it Affected Where I Went to School

I went to a great elementary school from 5th to 8th grade, a high school I loved, and a great college. While I sometimes had small complaints, such as having too much homework or dealing with the stress of end-of-year exams, I was extremely lucky to get the education I received. 669 more words


Officials Postpone School's Daddy-Daughter Dance Due To NYC's Gender-Neutral Policy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Officials opted to postpone the father-daughter dance at a school in Staten Island because it excludes other genders, claiming city policies forced them to scrap the tradition. 553 more words


NYC Middle School Choices & Admission Factors

In our previous post, we looked at how to apply to NYC middle school.  Now we’ll examine NYC middle school choices and the admission factors which influence your child’s likelihood of being offered the programs they are applying for. 1,057 more words

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How to Apply to NYC Middle School

In this post, we look at how to apply to NYC middle school, focusing on public schools. Public middle school covers grades 6 – 8 and your child applies when they are in 5th grade (usually early in the new school year).   965 more words

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The Hamilton Education Program Gives NYC Students Their Shot

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Theater Editor

History was watching Wednesday morning when New York City students took to Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theater stage to perform in front of the cast of… 495 more words


don't judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree.

It has been almost a month since I officially became a NYC elementary school teacher. I have already learned a lot about the NYC school system. 567 more words