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back to the future
May 19, 2017
On display at Automotive High School: A plan to revitalize technical education
A neuroscientist, theoretical physicist and artificial intelligence engineer were among those gathered to talk about the future of career and technical education.
March 27, 2017
Three struggling New York City schools in line to get millions in back payments from the state
"We’re thrilled the money can now be released to the schools because the money was providing vital services."
March 6, 2017
These meetings are your chance to weigh in on New York City’s plan to close or merge nine Renewal schools
The vast majority of the meetings are scheduled over the next two weeks.
doing the 'impossible'
July 28, 2016
As one ‘master principal’ stumbles, others try to juggle two schools at once
One prominent "master principal" recently gave up his dual role running two schools. But a half-dozen other principals are trying to make it work.
meet the new bosses
Updated July 25, 2016
City picks new leaders for two of its most troubled high schools: Boys and Girls and Automotive
Grecian Harrison, a Bronx assistant principal, will take over Brooklyn's Boys and Girls HS. Kevin Bryant, a Brooklyn principal, will lead Automotive.
the bigger picture
September 30, 2015
Q&A with Automotive High’s principal: ‘There’s always pressure in this building’
Automotive students "suffer from a tremendous degree of ambivalence about what school has to offer them," Principal Caterina Lafergola says.
July 15, 2015
At two high-profile Renewal schools, rehiring process ends in dramatic staff shakeups
A majority of teachers are leaving Boys and Girls High and Automotive High, according to data released last week.
By the numbers
May 28, 2015
City’s struggling schools face another annual test: enrollment
The city’s efforts to turn around nearly 100 long-struggling schools are likely to run up against enrollment roadblocks, according to an IBO analysis.
April 14, 2015
Facing state scrutiny, six new ‘out-of-time’ schools must make major changes
Staffers may have to reapply for their jobs and undergo extra training at the schools, which could face sanctions if they don't quickly improve.
March 10, 2015
Facing pressure to show results, de Blasio points to changes at some Renewal schools
Boys and Girls High School and other long-struggling schools have made progress in the first few months of the turnaround program, officials said.
'Shoots of Green'
February 2, 2015
As state reviews city’s turnaround plans, Regents chief sees progress at a troubled school
Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch was impressed by what she found on a recent visit to Automotive High School, one of many struggling schools the city is under pressure from the state to improve.
January 12, 2015
Fariña names leader for school turnaround program
Chancellor Carmen Fariña has created a new office led by a longtime educator to run her turnaround program for struggling schools.
November 7, 2014
In city-union deal, leaders and faculty at two troubled schools will reapply for their jobs
The principals and staffers at two of the city’s lowest performing schools must reapply for their jobs as part of a state-ordered overhaul of the troubled schools. The city and the teachers and principals unions agreed to the rehiring plan late Thursday.
No Late Arrivals
September 25, 2014
To stabilize two struggling schools, city will not send them new students mid-year
The city will not send any latecomer students, who often pose extra challenges, to at least two long-struggling high schools this year, officials said.
At the Buzzer
September 3, 2014
Exclusive: City quietly launches intensive-support plan for group of troubled schools as deadline arrives
City education officials shared the basic details of their struggling-school improvement plan with principals last Thursday, exactly one week before the interventions had to begin at the start of the school year.
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