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ISAAGNY Board 2014

The Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY) is a not-for-profit organization that strives to further a spirit of cooperation among Member Schools by coordinating admissions practices and procedures in order to help ensure an orderly, fair, and professional admissions process and thereby serve the educational purposes of the Member Schools. There are [...]

RIISE Parent Power Conference 2014: Reasons to Choose an Independent School for School Choice! About RIISE RIISE = Resources In Independent School Eduration. RIISE builds bridges between families of color and the culture of independent schools with strategies for success through recruitment, retention and beyond. Location: Convent Avenue Bapist Church (420 West 145th Street @ [...]

On average, students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in math over the summer. Some students also lose more than two months in reading achievement, but parents can help change that. Keep those minds on fire this summer with math, literacy and enrichment activities that will keep your K-6th grader engaged all summer [...]

"The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts. Each year, up to 141 students [...]

The MATHCOUNTS Manhattan chapter competition is an annual showcase for the knowledge, skill, speed and teamwork of the top Mathletes from middle schools throughout Manhattan. By participating in MATHCOUNTS, these schools demonstrate their commitment to academic excellence and provide their students with an incredible opportunity to strive through friendly competition. Here are the 2014 Results: [...]

Summary from POV website: "American Promise spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through Dalton, one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Chronicling the boys' divergent paths from [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide copies [...]

Do you have a child that is going to be attending nursery or elementary school in New York City in Fall 2014? Are you stressed out with the lengthy and obscene process of trying to gain admittance to the limited number of schools? Do you feel the admittance process for nursery and elementary schools has [...]

"The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition. Alumni of STS have made extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world's most coveted science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize and National Medal of Science. Annually, students entering the Intel STS compete for [...]

As we now do every year, we are are highlighting "Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1 and Part 2. Below is Part 3. Among the NYC schools, topics, and [...]

As we now do every year, we are are highlighting "Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1. Below is Part 2. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Wendy [...]

The Siemens Foundation recently announced the 2013 Semifinalists and Regional Finalists in the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students. On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the Siemens Foundation will announce the individual and team winners and present them with scholarships ranging from $10,000 to [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools and organizations are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools and organizations are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the [...]

In May 2010, Shamir Khan, Ph.D., Founder & Publisher of the NYC Private Schools Blog, celebrated the courage of the Mandell and Calhoun Schools for dropping the ERB kindergarten admissions requirement. In that post, he said, As a clinical psychologist who has administered many of these psychological assessments, I believe they can, in and of [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools and organizations are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools and organizations are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the [...]

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 [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide copies [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide copies [...]

Started in 1955, The National Merit Scholarship Program, is scholarship/recognition competition for high school students who take Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Approximately 1.5 million students take the test. Today, September 11, 2013, approximately 16,000 of the highest scorers (designated on a state representation model) were named Semifinalists. In New York State, 1020 [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide copies [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide copies [...]