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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 [...]

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 [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Apply now to the Discover Your Passion Scholarship – you may be selected to win $5000! The School Choice Group in conjunction with The Parents of Accelerated Learners (PALNYC) has created The Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion competition for New York City students. This competition is open to children from kindergarten to [...]

"The Math League has Math Contests for Grades 4 through 8, Algebra 1 students, and High School Students. Over one million students from the United States and Canada participate in Math League Contests each year. Every contest has questions from different areas of mathematics. The goal is to encourage student interest and confidence in mathematics [...]

The School Choice Group (SCG), the premiere global education consultancy headquartered in White Plains, New York, in collaboration with The Parents of Accelerated Learners (P.A.L.) Workshops, NYC, announces today The Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion competition for New York City based students from kindergarten through 8th grade. The scholarship fund will be [...]

The Siemens Foundation recently announced the 2012 Semifinalists and Regional Finalists in the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students. The national finalists will now compete for the grand prize in Washington, DC December 1-4, 2012. On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, the Siemens Foundation [...]

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. In September 2012, approximately 16,000 of the highest scorers (designated on a state representation model) were named Semifinalists. In New York State, 1059 students [...]

Orchestra of St. Luke's will present the following FREE CONCERTS for NYC public and private schools in 2011-12: 1) 2011: Nov 29, 30 & Dec 1, 2 @ Hunter College (in The Kaye Playhouse); NYC 10:15AM & 11:45AM 2) 2012: March 14, 15, 16 at TRIBECA Performing Arts Center; NYC 10:15AM & 11:45AM More about [...]

The P.A.L. (Parents of Accelerated Learners) Workshop Series Register today at: Eventbrite Presented by * Jade’s Toy Box * NYC Private Schools Blog * NYC G&T Blog * TestingMom.com in Partnership with Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center INVITE YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN A Dialogue about Education for Parents of Accelerated Learners The Workshop Series The [...]

The P.A.L. (Parents of Accelerated Learners) Workshop Series Register today at: Eventbrite Presented by * Jade’s Toy Box * NYC Private Schools Blog * NYC G&T Blog * TestingMom.com in Partnership with Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center INVITE YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN A Dialogue about Education for Parents of Accelerated Learners The Workshop Series The [...]

The P.A.L. (Parents of Accelerated Learners) – PARENT WORKSHOP SERIES Register today at: Eventbrite Presented by * Jade’s Toy Box * NYC Private Schools Blog * NYC G&T Blog * TestingMom.com in Partnership with Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center INVITE YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN A Dialogue about Education for Parents of Accelerated Learners The Workshop [...]

The P.A.L. (Parents of Accelerated Learners) – PARENT WORKSHOP SERIES Register today at: Eventbrite Presented by * Jade’s Toy Box * NYC Private Schools Blog * NYC G&T Blog * TestingMom.com in Partnership with Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center We Invite You to Participate in a Dialogue about Education for Parents of Accelerated Learners The [...]

The P.A.L. (Parents of Accelerated Learners) – PARENT WORKSHOP SERIES Register today at: Eventbrite Presented by * Jade’s Toy Box * NYC Private Schools Blog * NYC G&T Blog * TestingMom.com in Partnership with Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center INVITE YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN A Dialogue about Education for Parents of Accelerated Learners The Workshop [...]

Students from four Upper West Side private and public schools teamed up on May 24th to beautify the community and take care of trees located on 94th, 96th and 97th streets between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues. The Street Tree Initiative Planting Day was part of Kids Grow New York, The Mandell School’s kindergarten yearlong class [...]

When NYC Private School parents discuss the trials and tribulations of the Private Schools admissions process and the mystery that surrounds actual acceptance, denial or wait listing, it is often with the assumption that they are going through a unique process. The truth is that many Public School parents and students go through the same [...]

Congratulations to the NYC Private & Public School Principals who won the 2009 Blackboard Awards! The Blackboard Awards, from Manhattan Media, highlight and celebrate the outstanding achievement of schools, teachers, and principals in NYC. Here are the winning Principals (with a link to their Blackboard Award profile): NYC Private Schools: Principal of the Year: Rebecca [...]