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Protesters Scuffle in Manhattan as SHSAT Date Remains Unclear
Protesters Scuffle in Manhattan as SHSAT Date Remains Unclear

“NEW YORK — Protesters nearly came to blows Fridays as about a dozen people who oppose the admissions test for the city’s elite public high schools marched in on more than 100 people who support the…

NYC education groups hold opposing rallies over fate of controversial admissions rules
NYC education groups hold opposing rallies over fate of controversial admissions rules

“At its event, parent group PLACE NYC — which supports selective admissions criteria — urged city officials to preserve the admissions requirements for specialized high schools and gifted and tale…

Tensions boil over at rally to keep competitive admissions in NYC schools
Tensions boil over at rally to keep competitive admissions in NYC schools

“…The action was organized by PLACE NYC, or Parent-Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum & Education. …A startled trio of local politicians who showed up to support the rally — City Council …

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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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