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Match Day

Schoolbook

Most Eighth Graders Matched to a High School of Their Choice

Friday, March 15, 2013

The computer has spoken and high school matches are out: Of the more than 63,000 eighth graders who applied, 90 percent received a match to one of their choices.

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Schoolbook

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

Students Begin to Hear About Their High School Choices

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Education officials announced the results for the first round of high school matches Wednesday. With just over 77,000 eighth graders applying, 84 percent of students will be able to attend one of their top five choices. But 10 percent of students did not match at all.

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