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A race for diplomas before Tilden High closes for good

Among 173 Tilden High School seniors, 55 (or 31 percent) are registered for credit recovery courses.

A race for diplomas before Tilden High closes for good
posted on: May 21, 2010 | author: Vadim Lavrusik

Broker hedges his bets on a new Rockaway high school

The Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability expects to open on September 8, taking over six classrooms of the Beach Channel High School in Rockaway.

Broker hedges his bets on a new Rockaway high school
posted on: May 14, 2010 | author: Alec Johnson

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

There’s no place like school

The education department’s list of schools it wants to close all have one thing in common: a huge population of homeless students. Alfred E. Smith high school feels the stress.

There’s no place like school
posted on: May 13, 2010 | author: Mary Plummer

Virtual credit recovery takes center stage

New York has been one of the slowest states to adopt online learning in its schools, with no state-sponsored virtual schools to speak of to date, but all of that is bound to change very soon.

Virtual credit recovery takes center stage
posted on: May 12, 2010 | author: Scott Olster

Children are not cheeseburgers

Public school parents used to just be called parents. In the new marketplace of ideas, they’re called the “audience.” School names try to reflect the brand to attract a certain brand of parents.

Children are not cheeseburgers
posted on: May 12, 2010 | author: Susan Sawyers

Does P.S. 332 deserve to be closed?

Word spread within minutes last spring around the halls of P.S. 332, a large, three-story elementary school on the desolate Christopher Street in Brooklyn.

Does P.S. 332 deserve to be closed?
posted on: May 11, 2010 | author: Nushin Rashidian

Should parents be punished for teenage truancy?

Chronic school absenteeism can lead to charges of educational neglect against parents.

Should parents be punished for teenage truancy?
posted on: May 10, 2010 | author: anb2133

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