Monday, December 01, 2014
By Beth Fertig
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Patricia Willens : Editor, WNYC News
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.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
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."
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.
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.