New York City Schools


Smaller High Schools Improve Student Performance

In the past 15 years, many large high schools have been broken up into smaller units – and the students’ performance has improved.



Dealing With Absenteeism

Five to 7.5 million kids miss school for a month every year. Now school administrators and teachers are taking a new look at the attendance problem, which often leads to dropping out.


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Sexual Harassment In Schools

A new study by the American Association of University Women found that 48% of students, 7-12th grade, experienced verbal, physical or online sexual harassment at school during the last school year.