Local leaders are hailing the city’s decision to allow all District 26 elementary school students enrolled in Gifted & Talented programs to be grandfathered into middle school programs.
School District 26 scholars, from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade, have until March 28 to enter a contest to compete for a total of up to $9,000 in scholarships.
It could be final bell for 217 city schools whose progress reports showed dismal grades. The progress reports include “A” through “F” grades of 1,193 elementary and middle schools. The schools who scored a “D” or an “F,” or no higher than a “C” for three years, could be on the chopping block, with this [...]
Another “A” is in the bag for P.S. 46. According to progress reports released by the Department of Education (DOE), the Alley Pond School in Bayside received another “A” this year, making it the number one school in the leading district in Queens. District 26 — which P.S. 46 falls under — was the highest [...]
Students in Queens may have a leg up when it comes to learning. According to a progress report by the Department of Education (DOE), public schools in Queens were ranked the best in the city. Queens had the highest percentage of schools in New York that received an “A” in the 2011 progress reports released [...]