Columbia Secondary: Will a New Initiative Diversify New York's Schools?
By CHRISTINE KIERNAN


Hoop Dreams: How One Harlem Coach Pushes His Players Off the Court
By NICK MEIDANIS

Confusion Reigns Over Klein's Proposed School Restructuring
By SUZANNE LA BARRE

One Year of Unannounced Searches: Metal Detectors in City Schools
By LUCAS GARCIA

When No Child Left Behind Fails the City's Immigrant Students
By ANGELA HOKANSON

Filling the Gaps: Teaching Fellows in the City's Special Education Classes
By SHONNA CARTER

Sports Sacrificed as Students Look to Small Schools
By NICK MEIDANIS

Are State Exit Exams Driving Students With Limited English Out of High School?
By ANGELA HOKANSON

Single-Sex Schools and Minority Achievement: The Young Women's Leadership School
By ELISABETH HULETTE


Single-Sex Schools and Minority Achievement: Eagle Academy for Young Men
By ELISABETH HULETTE

Infusion of City Cash to Expand School Health Clinics
By CHRISTINE KIERNAN

Adlai Stevenson High: The Pride of the Bronx?
By ELIZABETH MENDEZ BERRY


 
A School, Not A Madrassa, Grows in Brooklyn
By AMANDA MILLNER-FAIRBANKS

Kids Like Josh: Will Putting Special Education Kids in Small Schools Make a Difference?
By SHONNA CARTER


An Uneasy Partnership: Private Tutoring in Public Schools
By DORIAN MERINA

The Changing Face of Lacrosse: Long Associated With Privilege, Making Inroads Into Harlem
By INSUNG CHO

From Tests to Curricula: SAT Maker Ventures Into Younger Classrooms
By INSUNG CHO


Who's Monitoring These Companies? Newton Learning Still Operating in City Schools One Year After Violations
By DORIAN MERINA
 
 

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Eagle Academy Takes on the “Crisis” of Inner-city Boys
By Elisabeth Hulette

Eagle Academy for Young Men, a new all-boys school on East 163rd Street, promises more than a first-rate, rigorous education—it also promises to fix the minority achievement gap through single-sex education. Read more...



 

When No Child Left Behind Fails the City’s Immigrant Students By Angela Hokanson

Principals at some of the city’s international schools argue that it is unrealistic for No Child Left Behind to expect recent immigrants to fulfill all their academic graduation requirements in four years.
Read more...



 

Private Tutoring in Public Schools: An Uneasy Partnership
By Dorian Merina

The NCLB private tutoring program was given $2.5 billion by the Department of Education to eliminate the achievement gap. But those involved in the program say it's not connecting to local schools. Read more...



 

Hoop Dreams: A Harlem Coach Pushes Players Off the Court
By Nick Meidanis

Few youth sports groups do as much to mentor athletes as the Douglass Panthers. Coach Marvin Stevens places kids in one-on-one tutoring sessions and offers specialized classes in standardized test preparation. Read more...



 

Adlai Stevenson High: The Anatomy of a Dying High School
By Elizabeth Mendez Berry

Stevenson High School is being phased out by 2009 as large, failing high schools are replaced with smaller ones. But teachers and students argue that the school is more than the sum of its paltry statistics. Read more...