Instead of exams, students prepare portfolios highlighting their best work during high school and present their projects.
Tilden was virtually shut down as students and faculty grieved for the loss of loved ones and the devastation of Haiti.
The student population at Manhattan International High School represents 37 different languages from more than 50 different countries.
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.
Fernandez is just one of hundreds of students at the school who have benefited from its dual 9th-grade curricula.
Luz Sierra has taken the college checklist – all of it – to heart.
Fifty percent of New York City Teaching Fellows leave their schools, or teaching altogether, after five years. But Clarissa Lynn is still at it in the Bronx after seven.
Every Thursday after class gets out at Manhattan International High School, a dozen socially conscious students gather to talk and debate human rights issues from abortion to gun control at the school’s only student club.