Posts Tagged ‘High School’

Tapped In: School Move; Express Train; Christmas Clean-Up; Free Counseling

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

train rails Compiled by Paul Bisceglio and Whitney Harris SCHOOL MOVE TO BE DECIDED JAN. 16 The Department of Education (DOE) has moved its Panel for Educational Policy vote on the relocation of Innovation Diploma Plus (IDP) from Dec. 20 to Jan. 16. The controversial vote will decide whether the high school will remain co-located with four [&hellip
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McCourt High School Recruiting Students

Written by admin on . Posted in Education

With Frank McCourt High School slated to open in September, administrators are starting the recruiting and application phase to assemble the first class of freshmen. The high school, housed on the Brandeis High School campus at 145 W. 84th St. between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues, will be open to students in all five boroughs. Named [&hellip
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Founding Principal

Written by admin on . Posted in Education

Danielle Salzberg, a veteran teacher, administrator and builder of new schools, will be taking the helm at the newly announced Frank McCourt High School next fall. The application process for new schools occurs in February, after both the specialized high school round and the main round of citywide high school admissions are over. Students who [&hellip
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Skeptical of New School

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: As a former prize-winning student of Frank McCourt’s, I greeted Joel Klein’s announcement of the Frank McCourt High School with much skepticism and disbelief. I strongly doubt that such a school can produce first-rate journalists. Instead, I think those interested in journalism should seek mastery first of some subject, whether it is fine art, history or [&hellip
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Finally: McCourt HS

Written by admin on . Posted in Education

Before literary legend and longtime New York City public school teacher Frank McCourt died this past summer, efforts were underway to create a school in his honor. Now that plan has become a reality. On Oct. 6, the Department of Education announced that the Frank McCourt High School will open in fall 2010 as part [&hellip
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