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Three’s a crowd?

The space game has become more and more dizzying across the city as schools open and close, and principals and administrators jockey for classrooms, leaving students caught in the middle. Our journalists went inside the schools to report.

Three’s a crowd?
posted on: May 14, 2010 | author: Scott Sell

Play to Learn

Playing games to practice skills in the classroom is not new. But the conversation around technology-based educational games for students in school is somewhat of a novelty. Nonetheless, the kids and the teachers are having a blast.

Play to Learn
posted on: Apr 28, 2010 | author: Susan Sawyers

Melvin and friends on: gangs

Students Melvin Hill,19, Nikia Griffin, 17, and Jireh Gabsy, 18, aren’t strangers to gangs. The unrest, gunshots and fistfights mark their pasts like seasons.

Melvin and friends on: gangs
posted on: Apr 20, 2010 | author: Nushin Rashidian

Tilden High students mourn loved ones lost in Haiti

Tilden was virtually shut down as students and faculty grieved for the loss of loved ones and the devastation of Haiti.

Tilden High students mourn loved ones lost in Haiti
posted on: Apr 18, 2010 | author: Vadim Lavrusik

Judge reverses closings: 19 schools spared for now

In an unexpected wrist-slap to the Bloomberg administration, a Manhattan state supreme court judge halted the closing of 19 failing schools across the city yesterday.

Judge reverses closings: 19 schools spared for now
posted on: Mar 27, 2010 | author: Susan Sawyers

Schools of Babel

High school students not fluent in English are allowed to take the New York State Regents exams in their native language, but there are very few translations of textbooks.

Schools of Babel
posted on: Mar 25, 2010 | author: Scott Olster

Taking ninth grade twice

Fernandez is just one of hundreds of students at the school who have benefited from its dual 9th-grade curricula.

Taking ninth grade twice
posted on: Mar 16, 2010 | author: Vadim Lavrusik

History in Queens gets tech tweak

In the school’s push for complete computer and Web literacy, Alejandro Sosa is taking the opportunity to integrate technology into every last bit of his curriculum.

History in Queens gets tech tweak
posted on: Mar 15, 2010 | author: Scott Sell

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