Jun 8, 2012
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Young Men's Basketball Squad Looks to Make Splash During 2014-15 Season
Nov 13, 2014 • Maritime College AthleticsSeniors Sean Corley (Harlem, N.Y./Thurgood Marshall Academy) , T'Vaughn Gibson (Freeport, Bahamas/Sunland Baptist Academy) and junior Tim McNamara (Somerville, N.J./Somerville) have been great veterans for us over the past two years, and it will be a ... More
Elementary schools start teaching data literacy
Nov 16, 2014 • Washington PostBy the time fifth-graders enter her class at Denton Avenue School in New Hyde Park, NY., they are about 10 years old and have developed basic reading, writing, and math skills. ... Parisi uses data sets from Tuva Labs, a New York-based tech start-up ... More
Schools violate state law by requiring minimum Common Core test scores
Sep 21, 2014 • New York PostAt least four New York City public high schools list a minimum state test-score requirement just to land an interview — contrary to a new state law. Columbia Secondary in Manhattan, Bronx HS for Medical Science and The Bronx's Anne Hutchinson Academy ... More
Best High Schools: See which institutions got an honorable mention
Oct 15, 2014 • New York Daily NewsThomas A Edison Career and Technical High School. Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning & Social Change. Transit Tech Career and Technical Education High School. University Heights Secondary School. Urban Assembly School for Careers in Sports. More
Wings Academy beats Thurgood Marshall, 74-68, in PSAL Bronx/Manhattan ...
Feb 8, 2014 • New York Daily NewsThe top teams from the Bronx 'AA' and Manhattan 'AA' divisions squared off at Thurgood Marshall Academy's small court in Harlem, where the host Panthers gave championship contender Wings Academy all it could handle, but some timely 3-point buckets in ... More
JPMorgan's 'The Fellowship Initiative' helps disadvantaged high schoolers ...
Jun 21, 2014 • New York Daily NewsThe Harlem teen's behavior was so poor that Thurgood Marshall Academy administrators placed him in a special-education class. That was in 2010. Fast-forward four years later and Vasquez, 19, is a rising sophomore at prestigious Bard College in Dutchess ... More
Nicol David, top female squash player in world, inspires girls in New York
Jan 20, 2014 • New York Daily NewsSasha Diamond-Lenow, the center's director of social work, said StreetSquash has partnerships with several schools — including Thurgood Marshall Academy and the Opportunity Charter School — and serves as an important facility to help empower kids to ... More
Fewer charter school applications this year
Sep 16, 2014 • Washington PostThe effort brought in California-based Rocketship, which plans to open its doors in Anacostia next fall, as well as Texas-based Harmony and New York-based Democracy Prep, which opened schools this year. But this year, the board received no applications ... More
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