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Big Gender Gap Persists in Arts Schools, and Math and Science Schools. Why? Building a Village to Raise a Student Brooklyn Schools Struggle to Maintain Racial Balance in Rapidly 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
 

Big Gender Gap Persists in Arts Schools, and Math and Science Schools. Why?

Boys still outnumber girls in math and science specialty schools by a wide-margin, despite the city's programs meant to attract girls. Girls, on the other hand, vastly outnumber boys in arts and culture specialty schools. Why doesn't this ever change?

Building a Village to Raise a Student

High School advisories help teachers and students forge relationships valuable to success in school, and in life.

Brooklyn Schools Struggle to Maintain Racial Balance in Rapidly 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.

Big Gender Gap Persists in Arts Schools, and Math and Science Schools. Why?

09 June 2015

Boys still outnumber girls in math and science specialty schools by a wide-margin, despite the city's programs meant to attract girls. Girls, on the other hand, vastly outnumber boys in arts and culture specialty schools. Why doesn't this ever change?

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Building a Village to Raise a Student

29 May 2015

High School advisories help teachers and students forge relationships valuable to success in school, and in life.

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Brooklyn Schools Struggle to Maintain Racial Balance in Rapidly 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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