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Financial aid at any school, college, or university can either be need-based or merit-based. NYC private, religious, and independent school generally offer need-based financial aid. In one of the most significant changes to the NYC private school landscape, Léman Manhattan Preparatory School will now offer merit-based tuition scholarships for entering high school students. Here is [...]

Parents, students, and staff at Claremont Preparatory School in Lower Manhattan have gone through a series of significant changes over the past year. First, Drew Alexander was named the new Head of School. Next, Claremont Preparatory School was sold by MetSchools, Inc. to Meritas, LLC to become the tenth school in their for profit network. [...]

Yesterday, it was announced that the Rocket Group has acquired the for-profit Mandell School: "Berkery Noyes, a leading independent investment bank providing mergers & acquisitions and capital raising advisory services to the information and education markets, announced today that it represented The Mandell School in its sale to Rocket Group. Terms of the transaction were [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting a fair and a panel for NYC parents interested in applying to NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day Schools. The fair and panel are free of charge for all families. The event is divided into two parts. The first is an NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day [...]

The Mandell School's 2013 Class have been accepted to the following high schools*: Avenues World School Berkeley Carroll Bronx Science Brooklyn Friends School Brooklyn Tech Darrow School Eleanor Roosevelt High School Emma Willard School Grace Church High School for Fashion Industries Léman Manhattan Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School Loyola School Middlesex [...]

RIISE Parent Power Conference 2013: What it Takes to Get In and Succeed at an Independent School About RIISE RIISE = Resources In Independent School Education. RIISE empowers families of color and independent schools to build networks and bridge the gap through a vibrant community built on a digital platform supported with live events. The [...]

The P.A.L. (Parents of Accelerated Learners) 2012-2013 Workshop Series Register today at: Eventbrite The P.A.L. workshop series helps parents of accelerated learners understand important topics relevant to their child’s cognitive, social & emotional development. Experts and practitioners in the field of gifted and talented education and parent advocates will join our panels for a dialogue [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting the 2013 NYC Independent School Kindergarten Fair (Boarding Schools and NYC Upper & Middle Private Schools fairs will be held in Fall 2013) and a Kindergarten Admissions Panel Discussion immediately following the fair. Both events are free of charge for all families. Representatives from Parents League member [...]

The P.A.L. (Parents of Accelerated Learners) 2012-2013 Workshop Series Register today at: Eventbrite The P.A.L. workshop series helps parents of accelerated learners understand important topics relevant to their child’s cognitive, social & emotional development. Experts and practitioners in the field of gifted and talented education and parent advocates will join our panels for a dialogue [...]

Heads of independent schools across America have united to call on President Obama and national policy leaders to "do everything necessary to stem this tide of senseless gun violence." This group, "Heads of Schools Against Gun Violence" (HOSAGV) has launched a website, Heads of Schools Against Gun Violence, established Twitter (@HOSAGV) and Facebook accounts, and [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting a fair and a panel for NYC parents interested in applying to NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day Schools. The fair and panel are free of charge for all families. The event is divided into two parts. The first is an NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day [...]

Nadya Suleman, who has earned the nickname "Octomom" for being only the second person in U.S. history to give birth to octuplets, was criticized heavily when news broke that she enrolled her children in private school and didn't have the money to pay for it. Now, she's having the last laugh. She'll be making a [...]

Congratulations to the NYC Private School & Public School Teachers who won the 2011 Blackboard Awards! The Blackboard Awards, from Manhattan Media, highlight and celebrate the outstanding achievement of schools, teachers, and principals in NYC. Here are the 2011 Outstanding Teachers (along with a link to their profiles from the Blackboard Awards site): Special Categories [...]

An urban day school located at 132 East 78th Street on the East Side of Manhattan, The Allen-Stevenson School boasts an "enlightened traditional approach" to educate boys into scholars and gentlemen. The school challenges students to take suitable risks as well as learning from their mistakes and support one another. The Allen-Stevenson code is clear: [...]

What is “Emotional Literacy”? This term was first used in literary criticism in 1961 and has become an increasingly popular concept in education today. Dr. John Mayer at the University of New Hampshire and Dr. Peter Salovey at Yale University officially defined emotional literacy in 1997 as the ability to recognize emotions in order to [...]

The Browning School

The Browning School is an all-boys school Private School located in NY. It is a Private School that has a reputation for graduating true gentlemen from it’s halls. In fact, the word “gentlemen” is used in the school’s mission statement: Founded in 1888 as a college preparatory school for boys, The Browning School continues its [...]