NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A new online guide lets New York City high school students learn things like whether they need to pass through metal detectors and wear uniforms.
Insideschools.org was launched by New School University’s Center for New York City Affairs.READ MORE: 'The Loss Of A Hero': New York Mourns Death Of 22-Year-Old NYPD Officer Jason Rivera
According to the New York Post, it has information on more than 500 public high schools. It aims to go beyond the Department of Education’s A-through-F grading system for schools.READ MORE: Dozens Gather In Harlem To Pray For Families Of NYPD Officers Shot While Responding To Domestic Dispute
It also allows students about to enter high school to find out about class size, whether current students are inspired by their teachers and feel safe in common areas.
About 10 percent of eighth graders selecting a high school typically don’t get assigned to their top choices. The site can help them determine another school.MORE NEWS: Lashawn McNeil, Suspect In Deadly Harlem Police Shooting, Was On Probation, Had 5 Prior Arrests
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