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Mysterious Bonus Makes Rich NYC Schools Richer, Critics Say

November 8, 2017 by WNYC

WNYCFor example, Brooklyn Tech gets about 88 percent of the amount it is supposed to based on the Fair Student Funding formula (or $5,328 per pupil this year). Adam Stevens, a history teacher there, has seen both sides, having taught in schools that ...

Isaac Kante signs with Georgia

May 2, 2017 by SicEmDawgs.com

SicEmDawgs.comKante announced his decision at Paul Robeson High School in Brooklyn, where he averaged 15.5 points and 12.6 rebounds per game en route to earning second-team All-Brooklyn honors as a senior in 2015-16. Kante is the fourth signee who will join the ...

Prep school power forward from New York signs with UGA

May 2, 2017 by Online Athens

Online AthensThe 6-foot-8, 225-pound Kante is from Brooklyn but played this past season at Putnam Science Academy in Connecticut. He picked Georgia and coach Mark Fox over staying home in New York at St. John's, where he recently visited. Kansas State, St. Louis ...

Local track and field athletes hit Bullis leader board

April 25, 2017 by Montgomery County Sentinel

Montgomery County SentinelPOTOMAC– County athletes competed with national as well as state track and field leaders, won multiple events and placed in several others at Bullis High School's second annual Bulldog Invitational Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs won the girls 4x100m relay ...

Penn Relays 2016: Union Catholic roars into 4x400 Championship of America final

April 28, 2016 by NJ.com

NJ.comUC came into the Penn Relays as the top ranked U.S. team in the 4x400, and represented the best chance for the U.S. to end Jamaica's streak of seven straight 4x400 titles. At the 2015 outdoor New Balance Nationals, Union Catholic won the 4x400 in a ...

Acceptance list for Eastern States meet has been released

February 25, 2016 by NJ.com

NJ.com4 Kailah Brinson School of th, Rye, NY 5 Kiemi Brown-Rivers Mary Louis A, Queens, NY 6 Amaya Chadwick Union Cathol, Scotch Plain 7 Jahari Coleman Albany High, Albany, NY 8 Asha Dwyer Piscataway T, Piscataway, 9 Olivia Florio Northern Hig, Allendale, N ...

Obama's P-Tech Visit Highlights New York School Closure Fights

October 25, 2013 by Huffington Post

Huffington PostThe school, Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-Tech, was touted by Obama in his 2013 State of the Union address. “Now at schools like P-Tech in Brooklyn, collaboration between New York public schools and City University of New York ...

President Obama to visit Crown Heights high school Friday

October 21, 2013 by Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleIn February, Obama generated interest in the technology-centered school by mentioning it in his State of the Union speech. “Now at schools like P-TECH in Brooklyn, a collaboration between New York public schools and City University of New York and IBM ...

Pathway from poverty: Pioneering program helps low-income children get degrees, IBM jobs

February 8, 2013 by Deseret News

By the time Trudon Exter walks through the metal detectors at the front doors of Brooklyn's Paul Robeson High School, he's been commuting for more than two hours. To get to school by 8 a.m. from his home in Queens, he rides two buses and a subway ...

Brooklyn students overcome enormous odds to succeed in school and head to college

June 18, 2012 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBrownsville resident Randy Higgins future as a college student began with a fresh start in high school. Higgins, 20, who has a learning disability, was incorrectly placed in a special needs program in Brooklyn where he was often unchallenged by the ...

The Principal Is New. The School Is Closing.

May 9, 2011 by CityLimits.org

CityLimits.orgWith the hasty exit of Cathie Black and the appointment of Dennis Walcott as Mayor Bloomberg's third schools chancellor, the Department of Education has a valuable opportunity to remake its image and rework its relationships with powerful stakeholders ...

A Young Voice Talks to Schools' Powerful

February 8, 2011 by New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)Lizabeth Ashliegh Cooper, 17, at Paul Robeson High School in Crown Heights, Brooklyn Michael Kirby Smith for The New York Times Lizabeth Ashliegh Cooper, 17, at Paul Robeson High School in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The Panel for Educational Policy ...

Choir Academy of Harlem Takes Advantage of Reprieve

December 7, 2010 by New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)Of those schools, 15 had been scheduled to close last year before the judge's ruling, including Jamaica High School in Queens, Paul Robeson High School in Brooklyn and Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx. At Robeson, the news on Tuesday ...

Judge Blocks Closing of 19 New York City Schools

March 26, 2010 by New York Times

New York TimesThe ruling, a setback to one of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's signature education policies, means the city will have to start over in making its case to close the schools, this time, the judge wrote, with “meaningful community involvement.” Unless the ...

Schools' Supporters Fear They Weren't Heard

January 27, 2010 by New York Times

New York TimesWhen state lawmakers voted last summer to renew Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's control over New York City schools, they included a compromise devised to respond to complaints that the public had little opportunity for meaningful input. Before making ...

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