Post Tagged with: "Boys and Girls High School"

Class of 2016 graduate Langston Rowlings with his family. (Photo by Patrick Wall via Chalkbeat

What Next for the ‘Pride and Joy’ of Bed-Stuy?

Brooklyn, Education June 28, 2016 at 2:37 pm

Boys and Girls High School faces an uncertain future, reports Chalkbeat.

Calvin Brown, Jr., 17, was the junior class president and debate team captain at Boys and Girls HS. But after a new principal arrived, he said he was pressured to transfer out. (Photo by Patrick Wall via Chalkbeat)

Transferring Students Out to Boost School Performance

Education November 7, 2014 at 4:54 pm

Transferring out students who lag academically is one strategy principals have tried in a bid to improve results at underperforming schools, Chalkbeat reports.

Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Photo by Patrick Wall via  Chalkbeat)

How Will Failing Schools Be Saved?

Education, New York, Youth July 8, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña hasn’t detailed plans to help the city’s troubled schools, but interventions must begin with the school year in September, reports Chalkbeat.

NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (via Gotham Schools)

New School Honoring Mandela Smooths Bed-Stuy Tensions

Brooklyn, Education December 9, 2013 at 5:04 pm

The Nelson Mandela School for Social Justice, slated to open in September 2014 within the Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant, appears to be garnering community support, reports GothamSchools.

Harlem resident and firefighter Khalid Baylor is one of a crop of non-white new recruits to the FDNY. (Photo by DNAinfo/Jeff Mays)

Voices in Focus: FDNY Exam Draws Record Number of Minorities, Women

Crime, Culture May 11, 2012 at 1:15 pm

New details in the ongoing story of sex abuse in Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities; a record number of aspiring women and minority firefighters; a dogged principal takes on a troubled school; an immigrant sports fan muses over racism in the stands; and two public art projects that address immigrant workers’ rights.