Education

Orthodox Jewish children and adults cross a street in front of a school bus in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
Exempting yeshivas from educational requirements violates the First Amendment.
Opinion
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State Senator Tony Avella, New York City Councilman Bob Holden and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance hold a rally on the steps of City Hall to promote legislation to keep the SHSAT placement test in place.
The Asian-American community is key in the contested state Senate district.
News & Politics
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Mayor Bill de Blasio announces his plan to revise the admissions process for New York City's specialized high schools.
Attacks on de Blasio’s plan to reform admissions are mostly bogus.
Opinion
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Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte
I went to LaGuardia because I feared the admissions test was culturally biased.
Opinion
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Stuyvesant High School
Let’s end the zero-sum competition between ethnic groups and create more opportunities for everyone.
Opinion
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New York City Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Explaining the mayor’s proposed change and why it triggered some strong opposition.
Policy
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New York executive chambers
Election season is heating up across the state, but there's still work to be done in Albany.
News & Politics
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A student taking a standardized test
The bill currently in Albany would de-emphasize standardized tests.
Opinion
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Students in a classroom
Creating a patchwork of tests makes it harder to see which students and schools need more help.
Opinion
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Harold Levy
An appreciation for the life of a former New York City schools chancellor.
Opinion
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