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GROWING BY GRADES

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New and Noteworthy Private Elementary School This fall, nearly 70 years after The Mandell School opened its doors to pre-schoolers, the West 94th Street school took in its first class of elementary students. Known as one of the city’s “Baby Ivies,” the Mandell School has been led by three generations of the same family since [&hellip
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ACROSS A SPECTRUM OF BELIEFS

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Rising Star Religious Elementary School Eleven years ago, a group of Brooklyn parents founded Hannah Senesh Community Day School to provide a progressive education for students from across the spectrum of Jewish beliefs and practices. The school was named for Hannah Senesh, a Jewish resistance fighter, paratrooper and poet who was caught and executed by [&hellip
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PRESCHOOL BLACKBOARD AWARDS 2008

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While toddlers confront the ups and downs of sharing, preschool is also a time of growth for parents. Before the challenges of separation even set in, families must make tough choices about the right type of program for a child-and then take a savvy approach to the notoriously stressful admissions process. Both these issues are [&hellip
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READY OR NOT?

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Applying to an older 2′s program for toddlers just seemed like one of those slightly over-the-top things that New Yorkers do in exchange for the privilege of living in the city. Sort of like calling the latest “it” restaurant exactly one month in advance to secure a dubiously desirable 5 p.m. dinner reservation. If I [&hellip
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THINKING OUTSIDE THE PRESCHOOL BOX

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In New York City, it’s not uncommon to hear parents with infants-and even soon-to-be first-time parents-talk about applying to nursery schools. There are a lot of anxious questions in the air. When do I have to apply? How many schools? What if my child isn’t ready? What if we don’t get in anywhere? What if [&hellip
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MANHATTAN PRESCHOOL TUITION DIRECTORY

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Tuition figures, which are provided directly by the preschool programs, represent the highest and lowest fees charged for their services and reflect various ages and amounts of care. Programs may range from two half-days a week to five full days a week, and programs may charge by the week, by the month or by a [&hellip
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THE BLACKBOARD AWARDS

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Know an exceptional principal? Nominate your favorite school leader for a Blackboard Award! Grade your school! Blackboard Awards 2009: For the seventh consecutive year, the publishers of Our Town, West Side Spirit, New York Press, New York Family and Avenue are putting together a multi-part education program to celebrate what works in city schools—and to [&hellip
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