Children in New York City are healthier since the start of Pre-K for All, study finds

Pre-K for All improves student lives in NYC Article Link: Children in New York City are healthier since the start of Pre-K for All, study finds Study Link: Seeing and Hearing: The Impacts of New York City’s Universal Prekindergarten Program on the Health of Low-Income Children Prior research suggests that high quality universal pre-kindergarten (UPK) programs […]

City’s AP exam passing rates show gains, especially for black and Hispanic students

AP for All is working as planned and increasing minority participation.  Students benefit from AP classes even when they do not pass.  AP classes are commonly the student’s first introduction to College-level Rigor. Link: City’s AP exam passing rates show gains, especially for black and Hispanic students The number of students taking at least one […]

Scant Support for Elite New York High Schools’ Admissions Options

Frequent objections to the SHSAT and the NYC’s elite Gifted and Talented Schools have frequently failed. Link : Scant Support for Elite New York High Schools’ Admissions Options Even with significant backing, passing the bills — one in each chamber — might be difficult. The bills seek to change a 1971 law that makes the exam, […]

Record Number of NYC Students Taking College-Level AP Classes, Mayor Says

In hopes of increasing the number of students experiencing college rigor courses prior to high-school graduation access to AP is increasing. Article Link: Record Number of NYC Students Taking College-Level AP Classes, Mayor Says A record 44,906 students took at least one Advanced Placement, or AP class, during the 2015-16 school year, up 8.4 percent […]