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Brooklyn Schools Struggle to Maintain Racial Balance in Fast Gentrifying Neighborhoods School Athletic Fields are as Segregated as the Classrooms New Bill in Albany Brings New Attention to Dyslexia Against the  Tide of the Summer Melt The Bilingual Advantage When School Fills a Gap Family Left Behind The Graduation Gap from High School through College
 

Brooklyn Schools Struggle to Maintain Racial Balance in Fast Gentrifying Neighborhoods

Four schools in Brooklyn's rapidly gentrifying District 13 enroll significantly more white students than their counterparts. Why is that happening?

School Athletic Fields are as Segregated as the Classrooms

Civil rights battles have taken to the sports fields in New York City Schools, where black and Hispanic students are twice as likely as their white and Asian classmates to attend high schools with very few, if any, sports opportunities available.

New Bill in Albany Brings New Attention to Dyslexia

Dyslexia strikes approximately 10 to 15 percent of the student population. A pending bill in the New York State legislature aims to address those children.

Against the Tide of the Summer Melt

Keeping low-income kids focused on applying to college as the summer beckons.

The Bilingual Advantage

Some middle class parents look for dual language programs in languages like French and Japanese the way others look for good athletics or strong arts programs.

When School Fills a Gap Family Left Behind

Social emotional learning is central at Brooklyn's Lyons Community School, where suspensions are a very last resort. Intense relationships result between school staff and students.

The Graduation Gap from High School through College

Low-income students might face greater challenges adjusting to college than their more affluent peers, so some charter networks are paying attention to their high school graduates through college.

Brooklyn Schools Struggle to Maintain Racial Balance in Fast Gentrifying Neighborhoods

18 May 2015

Four schools in Brooklyn's rapidly gentrifying District 13 enroll significantly more white students than their counterparts. Why is that happening?

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School Athletic Fields are as Segregated as the Classrooms

18 May 2015

Civil rights battles have taken to the sports fields in New York City Schools, where black and Hispanic students are twice as likely as their white and Asian classmates to attend high schools with very few, if any, sports opportunities available.

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Schools, Nonprofits Urge Girls to Reach for STEM

18 May 2015

Bringing more girls into science and technology fields begins in the high school classroom. P-TECH early college high school in Brooklyn is pointing the way.

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New Bill in Albany Brings New Attention to Dyslexia

11 May 2015

Dyslexia strikes approximately 10 to 15 percent of the student population. A pending bill in the New York State legislature aims to address those children.

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The work of a school counselor, guiding students from high school through life

08 May 2015

Counselor Vincent Lumetta at World Journalism Preparatory School in Flushing has guided more than 800 students through the ever complex college application process.

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Against the Tide of the Summer Melt

08 May 2015

Keeping low-income kids focused on applying to college as the summer beckons.

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The Bilingual Advantage

07 May 2015

Some middle class parents look for dual language programs in languages like French and Japanese the way others look for good athletics or strong arts programs.

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When School Fills a Gap Family Left Behind

30 April 2015

Social emotional learning is central at Brooklyn's Lyons Community School, where suspensions are a very last resort. Intense relationships result between school staff and students.

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The Graduation Gap from High School through College

25 April 2015

Low-income students might face greater challenges adjusting to college than their more affluent peers, so some charter networks are paying attention to their high school graduates through college.

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Dual Language Crusader Calmly Carries On

25 April 2015

Met by waves of parental protests and controversy, Principal Iris Chiu helicoptered into the job as head of Shuang Wen intent on transforming the top performing school into a true dual language school.

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