New York City S Best Public Elementary Schools

Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807746134
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For nearly a decade, parents have looked to Clara Hemphill to help them find a great public school for their child. For this third edition, Clara and her staff visited nearly 500 of New York City's elementary schools and chose 200 of the best schools to recommend, with more than 70 new school profiles not included in the previous edition! This essential guide uncovers the inside scoop on schools (the condition of the building, homework, teacher quality, etc.), includes a checklist of questions to ask on a school tour, and incorporates new listings of charter schools and magnet programs.

New York City S Best Public Middle Schools

Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774480
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Reflecting changes brought about by Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s reorganization of New York City’s public school system, this Third Edition features reviews of 74 of the city’s best public middle schools. Providing everything parents need to know in choosing a middle school that is just right for their child, New York City’s Best Public Middle Schools: A Parents’ Guide features interviews with teachers, parents, and students to uncover the “inside scoop” on schools—including atmosphere, homework, student stress, competition among students, the quality of teachers, gender issues, the condition of the building, and more. “This book can save your life if you are trying to navigate the confusing world of middle school choice.” —Susan Brenna, parent “An incredible resource.” —Nancy Arno, parent “The most definitive guidebooks to the city schools.” —The New York Times “Required reading.” —New York magazine

New York City S Best Public High Schools

Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774472
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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, it’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 city’s 400 high schools. This essential revision of the critically acclaimed parents’ 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 “inside scoop” 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. “For [this] third edition I looked for schools that spark students’ curiosity, broaden their horizons, and help them develop into thoughtful, caring adults.” —Clara Hemphill Praise for Clara Hemphill’s Parents’ Guides! New York Daily News... “Brisk, thoughtful profiles of topnotch, intriguing schools.” Big Apple Parent... “Hemphill has done for schools what Zagat’s did for restaurants.” New York Magazine... “Thoughtful, well-researched required reading.” The New York Times... “A bible for urban parents.”

New York City S Best Public Pre K And Elementary Schools

Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807775126
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Completely revised with new profiles of more than 150 elementary schools and pre-kindergarten programs! For nearly 2 decades, parents have looked to Clara Hemphill to help them find a good public school for their child. This Fourth Edition features all-new reviews of more than 150 of the city’s best public elementary schools, based on visits and in-depth interviews by the InsideSchools staff. This essential guide uncovers the “inside scoop” on schools (the condition of the building, special programs, teacher quality, and more), includes a checklist of things to look for on a school tour, and incorporates new listings of charter schools and stand-alone pre-kindergarten programs. It also provides the hard facts on: Total school enrollmentTest scores for reading and mathEthnic makeupWho gets in? Admissions requirementsTeaching methods and stylesSpecial education servicesHow to apply “Brisk, thoughtful profiles of topnotch, intriguing schools.” —New York Daily News “Hemphill has done for schools what Zagat’s did for restaurants.” —Big Apple Parent “Thoughtful, well-researched . . . required reading.” —New York Magazine “A bible for urban parents.” —New York Times

A Parents Guide To Special Education In New York City And The Metropolitan Area

Author: Laurie Dubos
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807746851
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This essential guide profiles 33 schools in New York City for children with special needs, plus listings of medical professionals, camps, after-school programs, evaluation centers, and individuals in the field that were recommended by families of children with special needs. Includes information on referrals and evaluations, eligibility criteria, parents' rights, and more.

The Manhattan Family Guide To Private Schools And Selected Public Schools Seventh Edition

Author: Victoria Goldman
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774588
Size: 27.62 MB
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This is the best and most comprehensive guide to Manhattan’s private schools, including Brooklyn and Riverdale. Written by a parent who is also an expert on school admissions, this guide has been helping New York City parents choose the best private and selective public schools for their children for over 20 years. The new edition has been completely revised and expanded to include the latest information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff, tuition, and scholarships. It now lists over 75 elementary and high schools, including schools for special needs children. Book Features: Factors to consider when selecting a school, such as location, single sex versus coed, school size, after-school programs, and academic pace. Preparing your child for admissions interviews. Resources for test preparation. School profiles that include key information on school tours and applications, tuition, financial aid and scholarships, staff, class size, homework, diversity, educational approach, atmosphere, and more. “The information is on the mark and insightful. . . . Parents will pass The Manhattan Family Guide to parents as gleefully as they once passed notes in class.” —New York Magazine (for a previous edition)

The Manhattan Family Guide To Private Schools And Selective Public Schools Seventh Edition

Author: Victoria Goldman
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807756563
Size: 17.91 MB
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This is the best and most comprehensive guide to Manhattan's private schools, including Brooklyn and Riverdale. Written by a parent who is also an expert on school admissions, this guide has been helping New York City parents choose the best private and selective public schools for their children for over 20 years. The new edition has been completely revised and expanded to include the latest tuition, and scholarships. It now lists over 75 elementary and high schools including schools for special needs children.

The Parents Guide To New York City S Best Public Elementary Schools

Author: Clara Hemphill
Publisher: Soho PressInc
ISBN: 9781569470992
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Describes and rates over one hundred of the city's best public elementary schools according to test scores, school performance, grade levels offered, class size, admission requirements, and teaching methods