New York City's Best Public High Schools

New York City's Best Public High Schools

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If you lived anywhere else in the country, you would probably send your child to your neighborhood high school. In New York City, ita€™s much more complicated than that. But what parent has time to research hundreds of school options? To help you choose a high school that is just right for your child, Clara Hemphill and her colleagues at Insideschools visited nearly all of the citya€™s 400 high schools. This essential revision of the critically acclaimed parentsa€™ guide features new school profiles; invaluable advice to help parents and students through the stressful admissions process; and new sections on alternative schools, vocational schools, and schools for students learning English. Featuring interviews with teachers, parents, and students, this guide uncovers the a€œinside scoopa€ about school atmosphere, homework, student stress, competition among students, the quality of teachers, gender issues, the condition of the building, class size, and much more. a€œFor [this] third edition I looked for schools that spark studentsa€™ curiosity, broaden their horizons, and help them develop into thoughtful, caring adults.a€ a€”Clara Hemphill Praise for Clara Hemphilla€™s Parentsa€™ Guides! New York Daily News... a€œBrisk, thoughtful profiles of topnotch, intriguing schools.a€ Big Apple Parent... a€œHemphill has done for schools what Zagata€™s did for restaurants.a€ New York Magazine... a€œThoughtful, well-researcheda€brequired reading.a€ The New York Times... a€œA bible for urban parents.a€An unusually competent math teacher led 6th graders through an engaging algebra lesson in which the kids had to predict where an ... One parent said that an administrator lost a childa#39;s Individualized Education Program (IEP), the documentanbsp;...


Title:New York City's Best Public High Schools
Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher:Teachers College Press -
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