Post Tagged with: "Stuyvesant High School"

Peter Koo, third from left speaking into mic, and other attendees at the rally June 5 protesting Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal regarding specialized high schools (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Specialized High School Reform Proposal Triggers Outcry

Asian, East Asian, Education, Manhattan, New York June 6, 2018 at 4:54 pm

At a protest by City Hall, Asian students, parents and community leaders described why they oppose Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reform the admissions process for specialized high schools, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Bronx High School of Science (Photo by Dave Winer, Creative commons license)

Making Specialized High Schools More Diverse

African American, Black, Education, Latino, Youth February 27, 2018 at 2:28 pm

Amsterdam News takes a look at the underrepresentation of Black and Hispanics at the city’s specialized high schools.

Another Chinese Soldier Dead by Gunshot: Is it Suicide Again?

Another Chinese Soldier Dead by Gunshot: Is it Suicide Again?

East Asian, New York March 30, 2016 at 6:04 pm

The parents of Kevin Yeung, who lived in Flushing, are seeking answers after military officials told them their son might have committed suicide. His father tells World Journal that’s impossible.

Jie Zhang at the New York Military Academy. (Photo via World Journal)

Military School Woos Chinese Students

East Asian, Education, Metro Area September 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm

New York Military Academy, in bankruptcy a year ago, now has not only a new Chinese owner, but also a Chinese-American superintendent, World Journal reports.

Stuyvesant Principal Jie Zhang answers Chinese parents’ questions. (Photo by Guoqi Cui via China Press)

Chinese Parents Anxious Over School Admission Reforms

East Asian, Education, New York September 24, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Both World Journal and China Press reported on a high school fair in Brooklyn, where Chinese parents expressed concerns about proposed school admission reforms for specialized high schools in the city.

Most members of the student dance group at Stuyvesant High School are Asian. (Photo courtesy of a parent, via World Journal)

Proposed Changes in Specialized HS Admissions May Hurt Asians

East Asian, Education, New York June 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Two state senators have introduced a bill that would make admission to specialized high schools in NY depend on more than the qualifying test alone, and some parents worry this will exclude their children, World Journal reports.

(Photo by Orin Hassan, Creative Commons License)

Confronting Mental Health Issues at Stuyvesant

Asian, Best of 2014, Education, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks January 21, 2014 at 9:31 pm

Some students experience depression in the elite school’s high-pressure environment, reports Sing Tao Daily.