Beenish Ahmed appears in the following:
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.
Thursday, May 03, 2018
With school protests simmering across the country, America's two largest school systems, Los Angeles and New York City, are charting new courses for the future.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
A study of enrollment data for New York City finds that 40 percent of students do not attend their zoned neighborhood school for kindergarten.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
“If the school closes down, I’m not gunna go to school no more,” one Crotona Academy Student said.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Richard Carranza said the walkout to commemorate the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting is different from last month's walkout to honor Parkland victims.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
For one teacher, the #MeToo movement seemed to be everywhere — except in her Lower Manhattan high school. So she brought the debate to her students.
Monday, April 16, 2018
He failed in the most endearing way.