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Clock Ticks Down on Middle and High School Applications

Monday, December 01, 2014

Dec. 2 is the deadline for New York City families to submit their choices for public middle and high schools. It's also when parents have a lot to say about the, um, unique process.
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Help for NYC Parents Facing Middle School Admissions Maze

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The process of applying to a New York City public middle school just got a little easier. If you sign up, we'll send a weekly email to guide you through the process, step by step.
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Parents Give New Kindergarten Application Mixed Reviews

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

No longer can families hand in paperwork at their neighborhood school and call it a day. Now parents have an online application in which they rank up to 20 school options. We talk to a few families to see how they're faring.

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Kindergarten Applications Going Digital

Thursday, September 12, 2013

When the 2014-15 application period opens for kindergarten,  New York City parents will have the option to apply online or by phone rather than personally visiting every school on their list and filling out multiple applications by hand. It may sound modest but Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott called the new system "a major game changer."

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Winner of Nobel Prize For Economics Designed HS Admissions System

Monday, October 15, 2012

Economists Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley won the Nobel Prize for their work on matching systems. They are the architects of the current high school admissions process used in New York City.

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Schoolbook's Guides Explain the City Schools

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The SchoolBook team has added and updated helpful guides explaining the intricacies of the nation's largest school system, which has grown to a total of 1,750 schools this fall. Check them out for the latest on deadlines, rules and a road map to the Department of Education.

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Listen to Lucy

The question with interviews is why we bother

Monday, October 08, 2012

The question with interviews is why we bother

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High School Application Season Kicks Into Gear

Friday, September 28, 2012

The city's high school fair takes place this weekend, one of several early steps in the application process.

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