30 Bard High School Early College
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By Beth Fertig
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been a champion of school choice, opening hundreds of new schools throughout the city. But some of the most desirable high schools remain reserved for students in just one school district: District Two which includes the Upper East Side and lower Manhattan.
Friday, April 05, 2013
By Katina Paron
In our unscientific survey of school newspapers, we found students reporting on a huge range of issues, from robotics competitions to school health policies. Take a look at what the high school papers are saying.
Monday, November 26, 2012
By Katina Paron
Despite the fractured fall semester, high school journalists have managed to publish at least one edition of their school papers. Here's a summary of the top news from the student members of the press.
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
By Beth Fertig
Administrators tackled the daunting task of planning the relocation of their students from schools too damaged by Hurricane Sandy to open to schools in other parts of the city that are making space for the displaced children.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
By Kyle Spencer
After five years of cuts to public school budgets, parents say they are being pressed for more supplies, support and dollars than ever, and many are spending hundreds of dollars, and in some cases, thousands, a year on school-related items. This is the first in a series of posts planned by SchoolBook on the rising cost of public school, originating with our readers' responses.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Private school tuition rates have been on the rise in the city -- so much so that the annual tuition is hovering on the brink of $40,000 a year, even for the lowest grades. That means that some parents pay more for their child's private school tuition than they would if the child were attending Harvard, The New York Times reported this weekend.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
By Maria Newman
Vasiliy Bogin, the director of a private Moscow school, hovered over first graders at P.S. 321 who were engaged in a writing lesson, and met with a variety of education officials during a whirlwind day that introduced him to New York City schools. His takeaway? "There are a lot of people who want to make education better."
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Should students be required to remain in school until age 18? That was the one concrete proposal for K-12 students in President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday night. The president, who focused his speech on "leveling the playing field" when it comes to taxes and economic policy, also had high praise for teachers and expressed his support for local authority in public education.
Monday, October 24, 2011
By Hadas Goshen
Middle school students in New York City had another opportunity over the weekend to look over the city's high schools, this time at borough high school fairs, to try to narrow down the choices for their application ballots. SchoolBook asked students (and parents and teachers) at the fair how the search had gone so far, and for advice to give to others.
Monday, September 26, 2011
By Erin Evans
The lines were long to get into the high school fair at Brooklyn Technical High School this weekend, but the hopes were high. Students talked about their interests, while parents lamented the passing of the years.