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City to Cancel CTB/McGraw Hill's Contract Over Regents Problems

Friday, September 13, 2013

The Department of Education announced Friday that it will discontinue its contract with CTB/McGraw-Hill for electronic scanning and scoring of Regents exams. The new system was tried out last June and came under fire after lengthy delays and other problems at the scoring centers.

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Soundcheck

The Challenges And Joys Of Parenting Musical Prodigies

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

National Book Award-winning author Andrew Solomon joins to discuss his new book, Far From The Tree, and shares how the families of musical geniuses such as Joshua Bell and Lang Lang struggled to cope with their children's tremendous talents.

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WNYC News

Making the Early Grade: More City Children Test into Gifted and Talented Programs

Friday, April 13, 2012

A total of 39,330 children took exams to get into gifted and talented programs in New York City's public elementary schools, and 24 percent of them scored high enough to be eligible. That's an increase in both the number of students who applied over last year, and the percentage of them who tested well enough to quality for the coveted programs.

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