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PLACE NYC 2022 November Voters Guide

Vote for education candidates in the November General Election 2022. Vote NO on all four ballot proposals. Early voting October 29 through November 6. Vote on Election Day November 8 6am-9pm. Find you…

PLACE NYC ANNOUNCES 2022 GENERAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS

New York, NY, October 6, 2022 – Public school K-12 families have a lot at stake in November’s General Election. As parents, we see how our public schools are failing our children and hindering their a…

PLACE NYC APPLAUDS RETURN TO SCHOOL ADMISSIONS BASED ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

New York, NY, September 29, 2022 – PLACE NYC applauds Chancellor Banks for improving the admissions system for both middle and high schools, including a return to screening by academic ability and ach…

Middle School Engagement Advocacy Guide
MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT ADVOCACY GUIDE

Primer for parents seeking to understand the history behind lottery-based admissions. The 2023 NYC Public Schools Admissions Guide referenced below can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/docs/…

GET READY TO RALLY!

Calling all parents and students! Join us for a rally to protest high school lottery results: FRIDAY, JUNE 17 AT 4:30 PMTweed (DOE Headquarters)52 Chambers Street

SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL DATA RELEASED FOR 2022–23 OFFERS

New York, NY, June 16, 2022 — Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education (PLACE NYC) congratulates all 27,669 students who took the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) and app…

parent insights

Parent Insights

Chancellor Banks and PEP Members: Please REJECT the Working Group Recommendation to Defund Specialized High Schools

Sign the open letter. A Department of Education Working Group recommended permanently cutting funding for 13 high schools that serve some of New York City’s highest achieving students. The Working Gro…

NYC Parents are Divided on What They Want for School Reopening; Only 26% are Confident that School Will Start on 9/13

August 24, 2021 – PLACE NYC conducted a survey on school reopening; more than 5,000 parents responded within 48-hours. Results show parents being clearly divided on their ideal return to school—…

Petition Links

This post was inspired by an email from a district 2 parent: “Thank you for leading the parents of NYC who hope for the best for all the children in the city. I woke up in October about this iss…

Demand the DOE Give the G&T Admissions Test

Sign our Open Letter. Please read the letter below. To add your name to this letter, click here. Dear Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza, At a time of enormous uncertainty, clear and consistent c…

SHSAT Parent Connection

Your child has been preparing all year to take the SHSAT. DOE tells us they will give the SHSAT but no test dates have yet been announced. In the meantime, there are organized groups lobbying the Mayo…