Dear Josh, As your team is modeling out changes to screened admissions, I want to summarize for you the DOE parent forums, CEC resolutions, and… Read More »Open Letter to Deputy Chancellor Josh Wallack: Summary of Parent Input on Screened Admissions
New York, June 20, 2020 — PLACE NYC is the fastest growing parent advocacy group in New York City. In a short period of time,… Read More »PLACE NYC ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENTS FOR JUNE 2020 PRIMARY CANDIDATES
Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education, a group that supports gifted and talented schools and screened admissions, has been encouraging families to write to the… Read More »A School Admissions Process That Caused Segregation Fell Apart in Weeks
New York, June 8, 2020 — Last week the Department of Education completed their Admissions Engagement meetings in each borough with 67% of speakers advocating to… Read More »Two-Thirds Majority of NYC Parents and Students Ask the DOE to Preserve Academic Screening
The DOE held Listening Events across the five boroughs. In the scheduled 2 hours for each, only a small fraction of those who signed up… Read More »Dear DOE: Here are my comments on screened admissions.
The voices at this event echoed the majority of parents we heard at the DOE borough events: keep screened admissions.Our families are from all racial… Read More »June 4 Admissions Engagement with DOE Leadership
“It might be problematic for word to get out that the DOE is encouraging folks to make noise,” wrote anti-testing activist Miriam Nunberg. But word… Read More »‘Unbiased’ Department of Education just got caught playing rank politics