Independent school teachers didn't ask for the process to be like this, and as much as some might relish the prospect of a carefully selected student body, they didn't mean for the selection to take on the trappings of the crazed college application process.
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December 20, 2012
Strict academic merit has never been the sole basis for college admissions and scholarships.
September 27, 2012
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has filed a complaint against New York City's Specialized High Schools' admissions process. It says that over-reliance on a less-than-perfect test leads to disproportionately low numbers of African-American and Latino students at the schools.
March 22, 2012
Parents or guardians who want to know the chances of their child getting into one of Chicago's elite public high schools now have a web app to help do that.
April 17, 2008
Upper West Side kids face obstacles, folks - sometimes there are two Bugaboo strollers blocking their path to the Elephant Playground at 76rd and Riverside. Joel Klein recognized their struggle against adversity, and gently tweaked the gifted and talented admissions rules to open the door of opportu...