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Elbert Chu

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New Investigation Finds High Anti-psychotic Use in Nursing Homes

Friday, March 01, 2013

There is widespread and poorly regulated use of anti-psychotic medications by several New York City nursing homes, according to a new investigation by the Gotham Gazette.

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More Schools Are Not Poor, Not Rich, Just Squeezed

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

About 87 schools in New York City are caught in a squeeze where more than half of their students — but fewer than 60 percent — are considered poor, putting them just shy of qualificat...
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With Parents' Support, a Chelsea School Goes Healthy

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Adrian Allannic, a third grader, has learned the lessons of healthy eating at home, but at his school, Public School 11 William T. Harris, he gets to live his healthy habits all day. ...
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A Harlem Elementary School Offers Arabic Lessons

Thursday, May 24, 2012

The principal and parents at the Hamilton Heights School on Amsterdam Avenue chose to offer Arabic to second through fifth graders partly to help the school earn an International Baccalaureate designation.

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Readers Ask: At Segregated Brooklyn School, Is It Race or Class?

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Hundreds of readers responded to a New York Times article on Sunday about a charter school in Brooklyn that is representative of the many de facto segregated public schools in New Yor...
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Fans of Flight Welcome the Space Shuttle

Friday, April 27, 2012

When the space shuttle Enterprise touched down in New York City on Friday, 20 New York City high school students in crisp black military uniforms with red trim and gold buttons presen...
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Should Cyberbullying Be a Crime?

Friday, April 27, 2012

As schools prepare to put an anti-bullying curriculum in place to comply with the Dignity for All Students Act, legislation has been proposed in New York that would criminalize cyberb...
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Petition Drive Challenges Standardized Testing

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Critics of high stakes standardized tests have started an Internet campaign to petition for an overhaul of mandated testing.

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At Baruch High School, Math Takes the Prize

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Because of its innovative and challenging math curriculum, Baruch College Campus High School was selected as one of 18 national finalists of the annual Intel Schools of Distinction competition.

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For a Closing School, Mock Trial Team Successes Are Bittersweet

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The mock trial team from Grace Dodge Career & Technical High School gave it their best, but they lost to Hunter College High School in a citywide competition. It was a disappointing ...
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Learning to Run a Business by Running a Business

Friday, April 13, 2012

Last month, 2,500 people from across the nation and nine countries, including Bulgaria and Indonesia, gathered for a trade show at the Park Avenue Armory on Manhattan’s East Side. Wor...
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A School Lottery That Favors Needy Children

Monday, April 09, 2012

Children’s Aid College Prep has a space in Morrisania and a new principal in place, and interviews for teachers are under way. All it needs are the children. But the charter school's ...
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Principal Named to Children's Aid Charter

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Ife Lenard, the new principal of the Children’s Aid College and Prep, officially started her role in mid-March. Early worries about low application numbers have passed. She said the ...
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For Spelling Bee Champ, Life Is a Series of Boldface Words

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Alexis Tang, 11, who will be one of two students to represent New York City in the National Spelling Bee in June, has practiced her spelling everywhere she went: the dentist's office,...
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Intel Competition Was 'Brutal' but Rewarding, 3rd-Place Winner Says

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Judges for the Intel Science Talent Search asked Mimi Yen hard questions and she didn't know the answers to any of them. But her smart thinking helped her win third place in the prest...
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Students Pay Calls to Education Panel Members, but No One Answers

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Students who are against school closings or turnarounds tried to see various members of the Panel for Educational Policy, but they were not available. The students say the panel membe...
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High School Admissions: 'When I Opened My Envelope, I Was Shaking'

Thursday, March 01, 2012

More than 77,000 eighth graders learned over the last two days where they will be going to high school in the quintessentially New York process of matching students to schools. One st...
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A New Bronx Charter School Seeks Tough Cases

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

A new Bronx charter school is looking for the children who challenge most other schools: those who are homeless, from low-income single-parent households, English language learners, o...
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For Legacy High School Students, a Lesson in Activism Hits Home

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Keyla Marte and other students participating in an after-school program to learn about ways to improve the community took on the effort to save the Legacy School for Integrated Studie...
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Worms, Roots and Anxiety Lead Three Young Scientists to the Intel Finals

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

UPDATED | Mimi Yen's father thought she was just playing with worms. But Ms. Yen’s countless hours spent in New York University’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology lab was far f...
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