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Pass or Fail: What's Next for New York City's High Schools?

New York City’s high schools have undergone a powerful transformation during the Bloomberg years, with more than 200 new small schools and dozens of others closed or reshaped. The city’s education department has introduced school competition, giving families unprecedented choice. But how has all this worked out for the students at-risk of dropping out? The Center for New York City Affairs will release an analysis of Chancellor Joel Klein’s cornerstone initiatives, looking at the winners and losers. What must be done to meet the daunting challenges of the next four years?

Introductory remarks by
Joel Klein, Chancellor, New York City Department of Education

And a discussion with
Zakiyah Ansari, Parent Leader, Coalition for Educational Justice
Michael Mulgrew, Vice President of Career and Technical High Schools, United Federation of Teachers
Eric Nadelstern, Chief Schools Officer, NYC Department of Education
Sana Nasser, Principal, Harry S. Truman High School
Pedro Noguera, Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Urban Education

Moderated by
Clara Hemphill, Senior Editor, Center for New York City Affairs

Supported by the Milano Foundation, the Sirus Fund and United Way of New York City

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