Parent Leaders for Accelerated

Curriculum and Education

PLACE NYC Stands in Support of Merit-Based Excellence at Hunter College High School

New York, NY, May 14, 2021 — Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education (PLACE NYC) stands in support of merit-based academic excellence at Hunter College High School (HCHS) and applaud…

Education News Roundup: NYC Parents File Lawsuit Against DOE; AFT Wants to Fully Reopen by Fall

The coronavirus is continuing to batter enrollment in the nation’s largest school system. The number of city kids entering Department of Education middle schools this coming September will drop by r…

Take Action for SHSAT

Call your senator to oppose the senate bill S3087. This bill is seeking to repeal the Hecht Calandra Act, which established the Specialized High Admissions Test (SHSAT) as the sole criteria for admi…

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Challenging education for every student.

Integrated classrooms of life-long learners.

Access and opportunity to achieve full potential.

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Starting in September 2019, concerned elected parent leaders representing tens of thousands of families in their official capacities coalesced forming PLACE NYC, Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum Education in NYC. Citywide membership has grown to thousands of families in PLACE NYC’s information outreach efforts through FACE NYC, Friends of Accelerated Curriculum and Education in NYC.

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