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Flushing High School Student Gets Perfect ACT Score  Patch.com

Queens High Schooler Gets Perfect ACT Score - Flushing-Murray Hill, NY - A Queens high schooler just became one of the rare few to get a perfect score on the ...



All hail, top-rated Townsend Harris!  Queens Chronicle

Townsend Harris, long called the best public high school in Queens, has leapt up in the national ranking this year and been named one of the top 20 high ...



NYC High Schools Ranked Among Nations Best  New York City, NY Patch

NEW YORK – A New York City public high school has ranked 12th on a list of the nation's best. U.S. News & World Report placed Flushing's Townsend Harris ...



Elite Townsend Harris High School Gets New Principal Following Controversy  DNAinfo

Brian Condon was selected as the new principal at Townsend Harris High School.



Grondahl: High school journalists restore faith in free speech  Times Union

Albany. I had been feeling despair about the fate of free speech, its existence under unprecedented assault from President Donald Trump, who demeans the ...



100 best high schools in NY: Which made the grade in Upstate NY?  newyorkupstate.com

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2019 rankings.



High school students from Flushing bring home medals from city Science Olympiad in Ridgewood  QNS.com

Three STEM Students from John Bowne High School in Flushing took home first place medals last week at the New York City Regional Science Olympiad held ...



Townsend Harris High School: A real gem in Queens  New York Daily News

Townsend Harris High School was opened at the turn of the 20th century as a free college preparatory school for the city's brightest male students.



Students at Townsend Harris High School hold hallway sit-in to protest Principal Rosemarie Jahoda  Chalkbeat New York

Dozens of students at Townsend Harris, a top Queens high school, took to the hallways Thursday to express their frustration with Interim Acting Principal ...



RFA in top third of public high schools nationally, review says  Rome Sentinel

A U.S. News and World Report review of over 23000 public high schools placed Rome Free Academy within approximately the top third in a ranking of over ...



Parents at Queens' Townsend Harris HS don't want admission standards relaxed for 'unqualified' special educat  New York Daily News

No SPECIAL admissions for special education students! That's what livid Townsend Harris High School parents are saying about an Education Dept. decision to ...



Ozone Park senior is named Milken scholar  Queens Chronicle

Harvard-bound Sarah Deonarain is the only student in Queens to be named a Milken scholar this year, a distinction that includes a $10000 scholarship.



Parents and students protest for removal of interim principal in Queens  WABC-TV

Parents and students are protesting and asking for the removal of their interim principal who could at some point become permanent.



Queens high school newspaper called ‘fake news’ by DOE official  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

FLUSHING, Queens – One of the top ranking high schools in New York City is knee-deep in internal conflict. Students, faculty and parents at Townsend Harris ...



This high school in Astoria ranks at the top of the list of best NYC high schools  QNS.com

Queens residents should look no further than their own borough to get the best public high school education in the city. The Baccalaureate School for Global ...



The principal at a top Queens high school has banned homework and tests on certain days of the week  New York Daily News

Imagine this: no homework on Wednesdays, and a principal that wants the students to get more sleep.



No small feat getting into Townsend Harris High School; 3,000 8th graders list it as first choice  New York Daily News

Townsend Harris High School in Queens had spots for fewer than 10% of the students who listed it as their first choice for this school year, stats show.



The top 40 public high schools in NYC  New York Post

Admission to these selective schools is not based on entrance exams like the SHSAT, but mostly on middle-school grades, state exam scores, attendance and...



New York students rally in Albany for freedom of the press  Times Union

Albany. Freedom of the press is a concept that starts early for the group of young journalists who traveled to the state Capitol on Tuesday in support of a bill that ...



Queens' Townsend Harris High School boasts borough's highest percentage of graduating students  New York Daily News

'This is the best public school in New York City.'CAPS OFF to Queens students.



The top 40 public schools that don't require the SHSAT test  New York Post

How we ranked them: The New York Post's Top 40 includes all schools that don't use the SHSAT test for enrollment. We also broke out Arts and Career schools.



UPDATE: Parents & students at high school in Flushing want embattled acting principal fired now  QNS.com

The Townsend Harris High School (THHS) community has united to demand a change in leadership. Dozens of parents, alumni, teachers, administration, ...



These Queens high schools made top 10 list of schools across New York State: report  QNS.com

Two Queens high schools have made straight A's, according to a new report. Flushing's Townsend Harris High School and Jamaica's Queens High School for ...



S’Park Awards Honor Media Mentors  Ithaca College

The Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College recognized seven outstanding media mentors from across the United States with S'Park Media ...



Harvey Sabinson Dead: Broadway League Executive Director And Press Agent Was 94  Deadline

Harvey Sabinson, one of Broadway's legendary press agents and a former long-time executive director of The Broadway League, died on April 18 of natural ...



Two Queens High Schools Ranked Top Ten In State For STEM Education, Report Says  Patch.com

Two Best Queens High Schools For STEM: Report - Queens, NY - Four other Queens high schools were included in the list of 100 best schools for STEM ...



What are the best high schools in Qns.?  Queens Chronicle

U.S. News and World Report on Monday released its list of the top 50 high schools in New York City.Eleven in the World's Borough made the list.



John Bowne principal moved from his post  Queens Chronicle

Howard Kwait is finally out at John Bowne High School in Flushing.Discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits leveled against the former principal had led ...



THHS reporters meet principal candidates  Queens Chronicle

Many are angry at the Department of Education's secrecy surrounding the permanent principal hiring process at Flushing's Townsend Harris High School.



Queens chemistry teacher infuses life lessons into lectures  New York Daily News

Charismatic chemistry teacher Tom Sangiorgi, 46, mesmerizes the kids at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing, Queens, with lectures that synthesize the ...



NEWS RELEASE: Not “fake news:” National award celebrates tenacious New York City high school journalists whose reporting forced school leadership change  Student Press Law Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 16, 2017. Contact: Diana Mitsu Klos, director of engagement (202) 728-7267/ dmk@splc.org. For its intensive coverage of the ...



PROFESSOR SPOTLIGHT: George Reuter  Lamron

Lecturer of mathematics George Reuter's captivating presence in the classroom, combined with his passion for academia and unconventional style of teaching ...



The 50 smartest public high schools in America  Business Insider

Public high schools can offer high quality academics just as much as private schools — without the five-figure tuition cost. Niche recently released its 2019 ...



High school and college press freedom awards  Student Press Law Center

The Student Press Law Center annually presents a competitive high school journalism and college journalism award to recognize exceptional efforts in fighting ...



NYC Has 113 Of Americas Best High Schools, US News Says  Patch.com

113 NYC High Schools Ranked As Best In US: Report - Tribeca-FiDi, NY - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



New York Citys Best High Schools: U.S. News And World Report Rankings For 2017  Patch.com

New York City's Best High Schools: 2017 Rankings - New York City, NY - The definitive annual list of America's best high public high schools is out for this year.



Great Neck South Named No. 3 Best Public High School in New York in 2017  Patch.com

Great Neck School Rankings. - Great Neck, NY - Great Neck South is No. 3 in New York but No. 1 on Long Island. Great Neck High School North also made the ...



Queens family crushed by college student's tragic fall off cliff  New York Post

A college student from Queens was taking a relaxing walk through a scenic stretch of land overlooking Swarthmore College when he slipped and fell off a cliff to.



Top New York City high schools are enrolling twice as many special ed students as they did 4 years ago  Chalkbeat Colorado

A major, profound change is taking place at these schools,” said education consultant David Rubel.



Earning an 'A': Brooklyn Latin tops in U.S. News & World Report’s high school rankings  New York Daily News

A healthy dose of Latin helped a Brooklyn academy skyrocket to the top of U.S..



Press Agent And Broadway Executive Harvey Sabinson Dies  Broadway World

Harvey Sabinson, one of Broadway's legendary press agents, and former long-time executive director of The Broadway League, died on April 18, 2019 of ...



Sleepy Hollow among Area High Schools Succeeding by Beating the Odds  Patch.com

Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow, NY - Newsweek this week released a list of high schools across the country that are finding success despite challenges.



Deferred Inaction: Undocumented students on the challenges of high school and higher education  New York Daily News

Editor's note: This story was originally published by the school newspaper at Townsend Harris High School and is now being presented on the Daily News ...



Intel semifinalists find their calling  Queens Chronicle

Queens' three semifinalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition are all interested in pursuing careers in neuroscience. Their prize-winning ...



Kew Gardens Hills: A Little Town in Central Queens  The New York Times

In Paul Simon's 1975 song, “My Little Town,” he and Art Garfunkel croon about a dreary place, where laundry is hung out to dry in air polluted by factories.



Jamaica high school's 'The Highlighter' won top prize at the Newsies! journalism contest — best print newspape  New York Daily News

Read all about it: City millennials find news and win journalism awards.



NYCs 55 Best Public High Schools: U.S. News Releases 2016 Rankings  Patch.com

NEW YORK CITY, NY — It's that time of year again! That time of year when, just as the students of NYC Schools begin to feel summer's heat wiggle up from the ...



Thousands march in NYC as gun control rallies sweep US  New York Post

As many as 100000 marchers marched from Central Park West to Midtown on Saturday for Manhattan's March for Our Lives rally in favor of gun control,...



A Christian Group Finds Its Place in the Public Schools  New York Times

In New York City, belonging to an evangelical group at a high school can make members the objects of scorn from classmates and even teachers.



100 best public high schools in New York state: 4 CNY schools make the list  Syracuse.com

Three schools in Syracuse area make list of top 100 public high schools.



Ozone Park is getting new elementary school to help alleviate overcrowding  QNS.com

A new elementary school, P.S. 335, is set to open in Centerville at the beginning of the 2017 academic year for students in Ozone Park. To be built at the corner ...



Beating the Odds: Top Schools That Succeed Despite Inequality  Patch.com

Beverly, MA - Schools are spread across the country. None in Massachusetts made the list.



New York's school-by-school spending breakdowns are available online  Times Union

Troy. Ever wonder where all that school spending goes? Parents, students and taxpayers in Troy, Schenectady and several other Capital Region districts can ...



Newer LaGuardia flight paths cause pain in Flushing  Queens Chronicle

Residents from all over Queens have complained about changes to air traffic patterns over the last few years. Among those heavily impacted are the people of ...



How The Queens Of Trump's Youth Became The Diverse 'Antithesis' Of His Policies  Gothamist

The mostly-white borough of Trump's childhood has grown into something very different... and very opposed to the president's agenda.



Thoughts on Water From Young New Yorkers  New York Times

The city announced the winners of a poetry and art competition related to water conservation.



America's Top Schools 2014  Newsweek

Newsweek's 2014 Rankings highlights schools that do the absolute best job of preparing students for college. This year, our methodology is more stringent than ...



Best in class: Meet the Hometown Heroes in Education, the brightest stars of New York City schools  New York Daily News

They've never sought the spotlight — but on Wednesday, 11 excellent educators got their due. The winners of the 2014 Daily News Hometown Heroes in ...



Herbert A. Hauptman, Nobel-Winning Mathematician, Dies at 94  New York Times

Dr. Hauptman, a mathematician, shared the 1985 Nobel Prize in chemistry with Jerome Karle for their revolutionary methods of studying molecular structure.



School prayer: 50 years after the ban, God and faith more present than ever  Christian Science Monitor

School prayer was banned by the US Supreme Court 50 years ago, but there is probably more presence of religion in public school environments – through club ...



Swarthmore student dies after fall in Crum Woods  The Delaware County Daily Times

It is not unusual for students and borough residents to hike through the woods of the Crum Creek Valley that include the majestic trees and verdant plantings of ...



MTA bailout the last, best hope for riders  New York Daily News

Thousands of Queens residents are counting on the state Legislature to pass a massive MTA bailout plan to save their commutes.



Exclusive: How Safe Are NYC's Schools? New Interactive Map Compares What Teachers & Students Are Reporting  The 74

As states rethink school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, policymakers often overlook information that goes to the heart of what might be the ...



TimesLedger: Queens Calendar of Events  TimesLedger

To develop and enhance positive self-esteem, learn assertiveness behavior techniques and develop more effective communication skills focusing on ...



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