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U.S. News & World Report 2017 America’s Best High Schools


Duane Jackson

May 2, 2017
Each year, the U.S. News and World Report publishes a report detailing a list of the most competitive high schools in the United States. The criteria involved in categorizing each school is comprehensive. It primarily includes attendance metrics, test scores, and evaluations to rank each school. This year, U.S. News and World Report placed schools in one of three categories either gold, silver, or bronze to signify their prestige and competitiveness. The 76 schools that compose this list consist of schools from all five boroughs. Approximately, 35% of these schools based their admissions on a rigorous entrance exam while other
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The Urban Assembly Statement of Values and Commitment


The Urban Assembly

February 1, 2017
At this critical moment for American democracy, the Urban Assembly resolutely reaffirms our commitment to the rights and dignity of every student, every family, every human being.  We are a community of nearly 9,000 students and adults representing the glorious diversity that makes our city – and our country –a beacon to the world. Nearly half of our students are first- or second-generation immigrants.  More than 37 languages are spoken in UA families’ homes.  Each of these families contributes to and deserves America’s very best. At the Urban Assembly we will seek every opportunity to ensure that all of our you
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Meeting of The Board of Trustees


Jeavon Johnson

January 9, 2017
The Urban Assembly Charter School for Computer Science, a high school opening in September 2018 in CSD 7 in the South Bronx, will hold meetings of its Board of Trustees on the fourth Thursday morning of each month (1/26, 2/23, 3/23, 4/27, 5/25, 6/22).  Until a location for the school is confirmed, meetings will take place at the offices of The Urban Assembly from 9:00 – 10:30 AM, 90 Broad Street, Suite 2101, New York, NY 10004.
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