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When we label students as "crippled" by poverty, says Florina Rodov, we make it harder for their teachers to teach them and more difficult for them to succeed.
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The autobiographical piece of the Common Application is the only part of the application where students can be themselves. But how should high school seniors express themselves, imperfections and all, when they've been packaged as perfect people?
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NEW YORK — Our table at La Casa Del Mofongo, a Dominican restaurant in Washington Heights, New York, buzzed with excitement as we reunited with our former students, whom neither of us had seen in a year, since we transitioned to other jobs. While the other graduating seniors fretted about college loans, Lamont regaled us …
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After being dropped into a New York City school as a savior, an elite teaching fellow learns what her students actually need.
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Two teachers lost in love. One horny high schooler. And a priceless collection of ancient art. What could possibly go wrong?
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“At 6 o’clock, I like to slip out of my shoes and into something more comfortable, like a drink,” I purred in a clipped British accent, to the amusement of my friends. I wasn’t British and I was st...
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As we write, students are finishing their preparations to take the Specialized High School Admissions Test later this month. The results of that exam will open or close the door to Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech and other jewels of the public school system — creating what Mayor de Blasio calls a “rich-get-richer phenomenon.” De Blasio and his allies in Albany would scrap that single-test admissions system and usher in a more “holisti...
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As Millennials feel driven to succeed while struggling with self-esteem, switching the focus to civic engagement can bring them perspective and purpose.
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As I uttered the last syllable of the searing Holocaust passage in Night by Elie Wiesel, where Yuliek plays his violin amidst a sea of dead and dying men, and Beethoven's concerto concluded on my lap
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