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These High School Seniors Have Sights Set on College

Thursday, May 01, 2014

With their college decisions made, a group of high school seniors talked about their selection process and their eagerness to move on. "Honestly, after four years of high school I just want to get out," said one student.

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Hip Hop Battle Crowns a "Science Genius"

Sunday, June 30, 2013

As the school year ended, and awards distributed to students for a variety of accomplishments, one New York City student was crowned "Science Genius." The competition wasn't in a lab or a classroom -- it was on stage, in a Hip Hop battle. 

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College Process is Brand New for Some Seniors

Monday, December 10, 2012

Rainiel Baez moved to New York City from the Dominican Republic for his senior year of high school. In our ongoing series on the college application process, he shares this postcard on what it's like to navigate so many new things at once.

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News of Shortened Vacation Sparks Range of Reactions

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Not everyone was pleased to hear that the public schools' February break would be cut short to make up days lost to Sandy but most people acknowledged the D.O.E. didn't have many other options.

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Educators Re-Group at Schools Across City

Friday, November 02, 2012

Teachers, principals and school support staff mostly went back to work Friday, sharing their own Sandy stories and figuring out how and where to teach their students come Monday.

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