Stuyvesant High School
De Blasio said Tuesday he agrees that the schools should not accept students based solely on admission test results.
United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew said Monday that the current system is unfair to minority students who deserve to attend Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech and five other specialized high schools.
Arvind Mahankali from Bayside Hills correctly spelled “knaidel,” a German-derived Yiddish word for a small mass of leavened dough, to win the 86th version of the competition.
She grew up in Whitestone, but now it’s off Germany to be a finance officer. It has always been important to her to serve.
Defendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.
The charges against Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz are contained in court papers. The men are expected to make appearances Monday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
In June, a Stuyvesant student photographed the state Regents Spanish exam and texted it to 69 other students.
The exam’s proctor reportedly found screenshots of the answers to the Spanish, physics and English exams and evidence that dozens of classmates had received them.
The student alleged to be at the center of the Stuyvesant cheating scandal, identified as Nayeem Ahsan, was apparently taking cell phone pictures and texting answers.
One student who allegedly thought he could outsmart the state exam by using using cell phone technology has set off a major investigation.
Jeremy Lin uploaded his own video message for the class of 2012 in response to their plea for him to be their commencement speaker at graduation.
Responding on Twitter, Lin tweeted that he wouldn’t be able to speak at their graduation, but did leave open the possibility of stopping by.
Should students in New York City schools be allowed to have cell phones? There is a new call for a change in citywide policy.
More than 100 former students, many of whom saw the tragedy unfold at their Battery Park City school, plan on attending.
Jukay Hsu was a senior at Stuyvesant just four blocks from the World Trade Center. Ten years later, along with dozens of his classmates, Hsu wanted to return to his alma mater.