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Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education are elected members in their school communities who have taken the big step forward to be visible, to represent and to lead. PLACE NYC includes:

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PLACE NYC Newsletter Issue #10
PLACE NYC Newsletter Issue #10

BREAKING: Chancellor Carranza Resigns; Porter Takes Over DOENYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza stepping down (Fox 5 New York, Feb. 26)Educators, parents react to Chancellor Carranza’s resignatio…

NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza stepping down
NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza stepping down

NEW YORK – In the midst of a public health crisis and 10 months before the end of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s final term in office, Richard Carranza is resigning as the chancellor of the largest public …

Educators, parents react to Chancellor Carranza’s resignation
Educators, parents react to Chancellor Carranza’s resignation

Yiatin Chu, who is the co-president of PLACE NYC, a group of parent leaders, called the sudden switch to a “virtual classroom” an upheaval for families. Roughly 250,000 of the city’s 1 million…

DOE Preserves G&T Program but Resorts to Subjective Assessment to Admit Students for 2020-21
DOE Preserves G&T Program but Resorts to Subjective Assessment to Admit Students for 2020-21

New York, NY, February 18, 2021– On Wednesday the NYC DOE announced it would replace the use of an objective test with a subjective evaluation system for admission to Gifted & Talented programs. …

New York Replaces Gifted Test for Elementary School With Lottery
New York Replaces Gifted Test for Elementary School With Lottery

“The advocacy group Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education is pressing the city to keep the program in place and administer this year’s test. Co-President Yiatin Chu said the new ch…