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Over the last three years, nearly 79,000 eighth and ninth graders have tried to gain entry into a handful of the city’s specialized schools like Bronx Science and the High School of American Studies, only to have more than 65,000 of them fall short. more
Eric Dinowitz has become part of a new bloc of lawmakers. Yes, he might have just been elected to the city council, but he also represents a group of people who are not only running for office, but winning. more
In addition to all of the other responsibilities that come with the job, New York City’s next mayor will take the reins of the nation’s largest public school system. And that’s nothing to sneeze at, as 1.1 million students depend on the education they get there. more
There are only nine of them. And they stand at the forefront of academic excellence, as most of them require a standardized test for admission. more
About 30,000 New York eighth graders and freshmen filed into test centers across the city last month, ready to take the quite important — and controversial — Specialized High School Admissions Test, more commonly known as the SHSAT. more
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