From school performance to charters to standardized test results, catch up on some of the most important issues facing the education system.
New York City already has excellent high schools that admit students without consideration of the controversial specialized high school test. Read More.
The state cap on charter schools has been reached, but Governor Cuomo is calling on the legislature to lift it. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio announced that he is ending one of his signature education initiatives—the Renewal Schools program. Read More.
Despite high demand for seats at NYC charter schools, the state cap of the number of charter schools that can open is about to be reached. Read More.
A blue-ribbon panel to study school diversity in New York City has submitted its findings. Read More.
The Beat identifies three key policy areas and offers solutions that should appeal to people across the political spectrum. Read More.
For decades, New York City’s selective high schools have provided kids with a merit-based opportunity to receive a world-class education. Read More.
With state and local leaders so unsympathetic to school choice, New York’s parents and children face a discouraging educational climate. Read More.
Admission to New York City’s specialized high schools is widely considered a ticket to an excellent education and the opportunity to attend a selective college. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.