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BETWEEN THE LINES: With possibly the worst storm of the season, packed with heavy snow, sleet and rain racing up the East Coast, flights were grounded and government offices to the south of the city closed, but late last Wednesday Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Education (DOE) decided that public schools would open the following…

Education
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We reported in November that the New York Department of Education was once again looking to close Sheepshead Bay High School, including it on an “early engagement” list. This week, the school popped up on yet another list of low performing schools targeted for closure, according to an article in School Book. The planned closing…

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We wanted to pass on the following email we received from the NYC Department of Education’s High School Enrollment Team: October is a busy time for high school admissions! Important Deadlines Grade 8 or first-time grade 9 students who are residents of New York City can register for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)…

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School’s Chancellor Dennis Walcott is reaching out to NYC school families. The newly-appointed head of the Department of Education is collecting parent feedback in his Chancellor’s Family Feedback Form, asking what information is important to parents and how they’d prefer to hear from the DOE. Here is the letter, in full: NYC Public School Parent/Guardian,…

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The NYC Department of Education is hosting a three-part workshop series designed to assist middle school students and their families learn about high school options and the admissions process. Students entering the eighth grade in September 2011 are encouraged to attend with their families. All sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at…