Posted: November 11th, 2008
Grading New York City’s Schools

Isn’t receiving a grade of an F bad thing? In 2006 New York City–the largest school district in the United States–adopted a progress report system grading city schools from A to F. This program remains controversial. Hear opinions from Marcus Winters, Senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute; Jonah Rockoff, Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research; Jim Lieberman, Chief Accountability Officer of the Department of Education; and Howard Husock, Vice President of Policy Research and the Director of the Manhattan Institute’s Social Entrepreneurship Initiative. This event was held by the Manhattan Institute.


  • comments (2)
  • JoJoNYC

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  • JordynUK

    Hey all. I’ve just moved into Selly Oak and I’m finding it very difficult to settle in. I moved from Toronto (Canada) to take a new job, the problem is I don’t know anybody, I don’t know the area and I feel very homesick. Since I go here I have been stuck in the house on the evenings and weekends.

    I’m a single 36 year old, and I’m ideally looking for a warm hearted guy for companionship and friendship.

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