The Robert Wagner Middle School on the Upper East Side announced it was permanently scrapping the honors math program for seventh graders, after cutting it during the pandemic. The reason given by the principal, according to one parent, was that too many students wanted to enroll.
“The honors program is awesome,” said Nikos Papageorgiou, whose younger son will be in seventh grade in September and whose older son graduated from the school. “We said, ‘Why didn’t you extend it instead of getting rid of it?’”
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