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The School Choice Group (SCG), the leading global education consultancy headquartered in New York, in collaboration with the Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC], announced yesterday the second annual Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion competition winners. This competition is targeted toward New York City students from 2nd through 8th grade who show [...]

Yeshiva Har Torah is a Jewish yeshiva for boys and girls located in Queens. The school focuses on delivering a quality traditional education alongside a Jewish curriculum that emphasizes Zionism and Medinat Yisrael. The school is situation on Grand Central Parkway in the Little Neck neighborhood. Teachers and faculty at Yeshiva Har Torah try to [...]

Queens Paideia School is an independent school with a K-12 curriculum. Founded in 2009, the school uses the Singapore Math curriculum. Information about the school's math curriculum is on the school's website. The school groups students by ages, not grades. The math curriculum is divided in such manner: Foundations of Number Sense: Ages 5-7 Number [...]

In the Woodhaven neighborhood of Queens, NYC, there is a Catholic parish that goes by the name of St. Thomas the Apostle. Their school, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Academy, offers a special curriculum centered on the Catholic faith. Education begins at the pre-kindergarten level, and students work their way through eighth grade. Formal math [...]

Focus On Academics West

What do you get when you cross science-based learning initiatives with individualized learning support? Academics West calls it metacognitive learning. Academics West, based in Manhattan, is not a private school, per se. Rather, it is a scientifically based learning methodology that can be used to reach a variety of students with a variety of different [...]

In Queens, a Catholic school that goes by the name of St. Francis of Assissi School seeks to educate children from two years old through eighth grade in both a traditional academic curriculum and a strong religious faith. The school got its start in 1951 and includes a strong math curriculum. Students in preschool get [...]

St. Francis of Assissi School is a Catholic private school in the borough of Queens. The school offers a traditional curriculum with religious instruction for students age 2 up through eighth grade. Starting in sixth grade, students begin to change classes three times a day and prepare for high school. The curriculum is a traditional [...]

The Epidemic of Sexual Abuse in our Schools and Universities: How these institutions have failed students and what we must do to protect them This event is co-sponsored by NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and NYU's Law School When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7-9pm Where: 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor Cost: Free and Open [...]

In Queens, St. Francis of Assissi School offers a Catholic education from preschool through eighth grade. Starting at age 2, students get a well-rounded education that includes all the core subject areas and religious instruction. Elementary school begins in first grade and runs through fifth. Students enrolled at St. Francis of Assissi enter the first [...]

In College Point, Queens, there is a Catholic private school called St. Fidelis School. It bills itself as an elementary school. The truth is, it also has a preschool component and a middle school component, consisting of seventh and eighth grades. St. Fidelis has a long tradition, having opened its doors in the middle of [...]

St. Fidelis Elementary School is a private school located in Queens. It's a Catholic school offering a program of classes from nursery school through eighth grade. The school is located in College Point. Starting in nursery school, students get a well-rounded curriculum that teaches them the core subjects as well as religious instruction. Students in [...]

Focus On St. Demetrios Math

Located in Astoria, Queens is the largest co-educational Greek-American private school in the United States. Saint Demetrios offers a stable pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade curriculum designed to prepare students for college and for life. The school opened its doors in 1957 and is run by the St. Demetrios Church at the same location. The curriculum [...]

Resources In Independent School Education (RIISE) presents: 5th Annual RIISE Boutique Recruitment Event Where: Sarah Lawrence College Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014 Time: 2pm - 5:30pm Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-riise-fall-boutique-recruitment-event-tickets-13028758367 What You Can Expect: Opening & Keynote 2-3pm Mix & Mingle School Recruitment Session 3-4:30pm Recruitment Process Workshop 4:30-5:30pm Catered Event – Light Fare About RIISE: Resources [...]

Promise Christian Academy is a Christian private school in Flushing, Queens affiliated with the Full Gospel New York Church. Teachers and administrators believe it is the parent's responsibility to educate their children. The school was started in 2000 to provide a multi-ethnic organization to meet the academic and spiritual needs of the children in their [...]

This is Part I of the Series, "Your child’s learning in the 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th grades". Third grade is a year of cognitive, academic and social growth. There is a large degree of variation, but most 3rd graders (ages 8-9) are beginning to be more abstract thinkers; increase periods of sustained attention and [...]

St. Agnes Academic School is a Catholic high school located in the College Point neighborhood of Queens, New York. Rooted in religious tradition, the school caters to girls only and provides a strong academic setting in preparation for college. It opened its doors in 1908. The school offers a traditional curriculum designed to prepare girls [...]

The Child Mind Institute presented its annual Rising Scientist Award yesterday to 10 exceptional high school seniors from the New York City metropolitan area who have demonstrated both promise and interest in neuroscience. Recipients were honored at CMI’s annual On the Shoulders of Giants scientific symposium at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House in New York City. [...]

The Solomon Schechter School of Queens is a Jewish day school sponsored by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. The focus is on Judaic studies with a strong academic curriculum based on New York's Common Core Standards. The school educates children from preschool through middle school. Since preschool-age children are naturally exploratory and want to [...]

The Razi School is a Muslim school located in Queens. Faculty begin educating Islamic students in pre-kindergarten and the curriculum runs through high school. The school offers tremendous academic opportunities for students in Queens and the surrounding communities. Preschool at Razi School consists of pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. In pre-kindergarten, teachers prepare students for entry into [...]

With the backdrop of Mayor de Blasio's Digital.NYC, which was revealed on October 1, please join PALNYC and NY Family for the NYC Ed Tech Family Day: A’Fair on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10am-3:30pm. This one day event held at NEST+m, a K-12 citywide G&T public school in Manhattan's Lower East Side, is part [...]

Martin De Porres School is a fairly new private school in Queens. The school opened its doors in the Springfield Gardens neighborhood in 1972. The school approaches educational topics from the Lasallian tradition. Martin De Porres School has a strong academic program beginning in elementary school and running through high school. Students have classes for [...]