Posts Tagged ‘Beacon High School’

Innovation Diploma Plus To Stay at Brandeis

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

LIncolnHS Students, parents and teachers at Innovation Diploma Plus High School are breathing a sigh of relief this week. The Department of Education has withdrawn the proposal to move Innovation Diploma Plus, a kind of last-chance high school for over-aged and at-risk students, from the Brandeis Educational Complex on West 84th Street to a smaller facility [&hellip
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Who Gets In?

Written by admin on . Posted in Education, News West Side Spirit

District 3, which encompasses the Upper West Side and most of Harlem, currently has no high school that gives special consideration to area students—and the local parent council doesn’t like it. On June 17, the district’s Community Education Council and Presidents’ Council approved a request asking the Department of Education to give local students priority [&hellip
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PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING VISIT

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Beacon High School students celebrated their stately new library with a grand reopening last month. The teens were of course impressed with the library’s new computers, movie-viewing rooms and access to online databases. But the big draw for the students was author Frank McCourt, who spoke at the school’s weeklong literary festival in honor of [&hellip
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