Beenish Ahmed appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
In an exclusive interview with WNYC, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza says families and school staff should expect to see a more responsive school system this year.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
“It's pressure for us, because we have all of those 25 or 30 sets of eyes that are gunna look at us, like ok, what you got for us?" one teacher said.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
One intern described life in a studio apartment crammed with four single beds.
Friday, August 17, 2018
“I want our community to have the information, the support so that your students have the opportunity to go to these schools,” Chancellor Carranza said in Spanish.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
WNYC invited a few athletes to discuss uneven sports funding across the public school system. Why, for example, do small schools with black and Latino students have so few options?
Monday, August 13, 2018
Was your dream internship hampered by living in one the most expensive cities in the country? Or did you find clever ways to get by? Tell us your intern stories!
Friday, August 03, 2018
To better integrate New York City classrooms, education officials are adjusting admissions at 11 schools, giving priority to low-income kids and those still learning English.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
The boot camp is a partnership between Lincoln Center and NYC's Department of Education to help students land a spot at one of the city’s 25 performing arts high schools.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Thousands of New York City students are taking a free class to get ready for a high school entrance exam. Hear how they’re coping with grammar lessons on a hot summer day.
Monday, July 30, 2018
There’s a huge divide when it comes to information about the test that determines admission to specialized high schools — and it seems to fall along racial lines.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Beenish Ahmed and Wesley Yang discuss the de Blasio administration's plan to designate seats for black and Latino students in NYC's specialized high schools.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Mayor de Blasio has triggered an outcry from New York's Asian-American community when he unveiled a proposal to change the city’s specialized high school admissions policy.
Monday, July 02, 2018
The group offers connections to legal help, food and medical support.
Sunday, July 01, 2018
Nearly 181,000 registered to cast votes in some of nearly 1,800 races.
Friday, June 15, 2018
At least a few Brooklyn Tech teachers back moves to expand access to the city's top schools.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Critics say it's no surprise that lawmakers took a pass on the legislation for now, given that the mayor introduced his plan during the waning days of the current legislative session.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
"This was not a recommendation to the police department,” City Council Member Mark Treygar told WNYC. “This is a law."
Monday, June 04, 2018
Some alumni expressed concern that the proposal to end the test-based policy would make it so there’s nothing special about specialized high schools anymore.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A teacher and his students weigh what it takes to connect — and how much race should play a role.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Ten out of 902 seats at the competitive high school were offered to black students for the fall. It wasn't always like that. Some notable black alumni recall how Stuy was for them.