Archives - May 2012
Getting into college was once the main goal for urban educators and nonprofits. Now, the focus is on staying in college.
Students at Opportunity Charter have speech therapy in the hallway while other classrooms in the building are empty and locked. These are the space wars in New York City.
Chinese is being taught for the first time in a new public high school in Newark, and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s high-profile $100 million donation two years ago can take some of the credit.
Part of a series on how New York deals with its so-called "bad" kids, on School Stories.org