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PLACE NYC Stands in Support of Merit-Based Excellence at Hunter College High School

New York, NY, May 14, 2021 — Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education (PLACE NYC) stands in support of merit-based academic excellence at Hunter College High School (HCHS) and applaud…

PLACE NYC Opposes Anti-Asian Senate Bill to Destroy Specialized High Schools

New York, NY, May 11, 2021 — Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education (PLACE NYC) have contacted NYS Senators Salazar, Biaggi, Brisport, Hoylman, Jackson, Myrie, Ramos, Rivera and Sep…

Updated: PLACE NYC Recommendations for the 2021 Education Council Elections (CEC)

PLACE NYC CEC Elections Working Group based recommendations on review of candidate statements, CEC forum participation, and past CEC records if available. CEC candidates did not participate. CEC 1 Zha…

SHSAT Outcome Again Highlights DOE Efforts to Undermine Education of NYC Students

New York, NY, April 29, 2021 — Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education (PLACE NYC) denounces the DOE’s continuous efforts to reduce the number of Black and Hispanic students at the…

PLACE NYC CEC2 Candidate Recommendations by School

Note: This post is referenced from PLACE NYC Recommendations for the 2021 Education Council Elections (CEC). PLACE NYC CEC Elections Working Group based recommendations on review of candidate statemen…

PLACE NYC Resource for Parents: Applying to Gifted and Talented Programs 2021

If your child is born in 2016, please consider applying to NYC public school’s Gifted and Talented programs. Application opens on March 8 and runs through April 9. This is the official NYC Depar…

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PETITION: Demand NYC Department of Education to Provide Quality Education https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQHBaG2baxEt8ZOXmFpsXmMW8hVuR2vt5IvBcv4WkohU9mwg/viewform STOP CARRANZA FROM USING T…

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…

Urgent: Save Screened Admissions

Last night at a Town Hall, Chancellor Carranza said that it is not his, but “the community’s agenda” to do away with screened schools.  How is that possible when almost every pu…

Email Mayor and Chancellor: Don’t Kill G&T Under the Cover of COVID

Dear Parents, Please take a moment to send this email to your local elected officials urging them to continue the NYC G&T program. For your convenience, below is an email you can use as a template…