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SAT Scores, Participation Increase in City High Schools

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday visited one of the many schools that opened during his three-term tenure to tout higher test scores and participation rates among high school students. 

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Teacher: Art is the Heart of My School

Friday, October 04, 2013

At the Collegiate Institute For Math and Science, we have an oasis for our students: the art room. With colorful art literally hanging from the ceiling and sunlight flooding the space, many students do not want to leave, and ask if they can stay an extra period or after school.

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A.P. Courses Kill the Fun of Learning

Thursday, February 14, 2013

A student argues that the expansion of A.P. classes, and the pressure to take as many as possible, rewards a test-obsessed approach to education and keeps students from taking more intellectually stimulating classes.

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Advanced Placement Test Fees to Rise for Low-Income Students

Friday, February 17, 2012

Low-income high school students can expect to pay $15 each for up to three Advanced Placement exams this year, a $5 increase, because the federal government has cut back on grants to help states lower the cost of the exams.

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Poor Schools Will Absorb Brunt of Budget Cuts

Monday, October 03, 2011

With the layoffs of 716 school aides and parent coordinators appearing more and more likely by the end of the week, an analysis shows that many districts will have no layoffs while schools with more poor or struggling students are more likely to lose staff members.

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