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Thursday, November 14, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
Education officials say they're talking with the lowest-scoring schools about how to improve, an annual process that in previous years helped the city identify which schools to close. This year, the talks come with lower stakes.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
By Patricia Willens : Editor, WNYC News
The Department of Education named seven more schools it will seek to close when the Panel for Educational Policy meets in March. That leaves 32 schools still open for business that were under scrutiny. The D.O.E. said it would consider a range of "interventions" to help these struggling schools improve.
Monday, November 26, 2012
By Beth Fertig
More city high schools got A's and B's on their annual report cards, and fewer got failing grades. These progress reports looked at student performance and school environment but this year they also looked at how well each school prepared its students for college and career, based on the courses they took and their test scores.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
In 299 of the city high schools that received progress reports this week, the college readiness rate was less than half the graduation rate, according to the city's analysis. Here's a list of city high schools that graduated more than 80 percent of their eligible students, but where less than 20 percent were ready for college, according to their progress reports for the 2010-11 school year.