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Crown Heights Charter Team Heads to National DebateTournament

Monday, June 17, 2013

The debate team at the KIPP AMP charter school in Crown Heights only started four years ago, but it's heading to the national tournament in Alabama this week for middle school debate teams.

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The First Marking Period Is Over. How Did SchoolBook Do?

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

At SchoolBook, we are assessing the site every day, discussing tweaks and larger changes, and testing the experience against our expectations. If we were issuing ourselves a progress report, SchoolBook at three months has probably earned a ... well, you tell us. Meanwhile, here are a few things that are on our agenda for improvement.

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High Fives, 56 Times

Friday, November 18, 2011

At another school, it might have been a football rally. At Bronx Prep Charter School on Friday, it only looked like one. Seniors, many of them wearing college sweatshirts, marched out of the school one-by-one to cheers, high-fives and handshakes as they headed to the post office to send off their college applications. The school is in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the city, but every one of the school's 56 graduating seniors are applying to college, school officials said, including to institutions like Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Amherst College, Northeastern University and Tufts University. The school calls this tradition "mail-out day." Here's hoping that every one of the students celebrates "fat-envelope day," with the arrival of packets of admissions materials to the college of their choice.

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Officials Pledge Help for Queens High School

Friday, November 18, 2011

Help is on the way to Queens Metropolitan High School, where a scheduling problem has inconvenienced students. The problem was discussed at a quiet meeting of the Panel for Educational Policy. Also: a list of upcoming school events, including a Community Networking Fair at Francis Lewis High School in Queens.

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