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Ali Ruiz

Age: 17 Neighborhood: Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Middle School: MS 51 William Alexander in Park Slope Current School: Started Brooklyn Tech in 2012. Applied in 2011 Most New York City students today would be elated to open a high school letter of acceptance into Brooklyn Tech, one of the city’s nine exclusive, specialized high schools. But when Ali […]

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High School Choice: Like Choosing College

Eighth graders need a lot of help navigating the maze of city high school applications. Schools offer wildly different levels of adult guidance. A new study suggests that equity may suffer as a result.

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Q & A with a Joel Klein Advisor: Keeping America Safe One Reform at a Time

The failure of the country’s public education is causing a national security threat, says Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein. (AP Photo/Pool, Susana Bates)

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