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What Makes Charter Schools So Successful? This Brooklyn Principal Is On A Mission To Find Out

Neil J. McNeill Jr., principal of the Middle School for Art and Philosophy in Brooklyn, is on a mission to find out why charter schools are so successful.

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New “GED” Test Harder Than Regents Exam, According to Critics

New York State implemented a more rigorous high school equivalency exam to replace the General Educational Development Test (GED), which will gradually increase in difficulty until it is fully aligned to the Common Core by 2017.

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Tasneema Sultana before her oral presentation

Preparing the Portfolio: One Student’s Journey

Students at Manhattan International High School hail from 57 different countries and between them speak 44 languages. To graduate, they complete a senior portfolio as part of the performance assessment system instead of taking five Regents exams. Follow senior Tasneema Sultana’s journey as she puts the finishing touches on her portfolio.

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