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You Can Exhale Now. Maybe. High School Acceptances Out This Week

Monday, March 10, 2014

If past is prologue, about three quarters of students applying to public high schools will be accepted to one of their top three choices. But could that number be even higher if applicants spread out their choices? 

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In Era of High School Choice, One District Retains Elite Status

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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.

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Should the School Day Be Lengthened?

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Is a longer school day a good way to fit in arts and physical education? Or is it merely a way to impose more mandates on teachers during the school day? Room for Debate asks eight experts about the wisdom of lengthening the school day. What do you think?

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