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  1. NYC Schools That principal at PS 267 is awful...It is so obvious she doesn't like young kids...She lacks any sense of being child-friendly....chaotic school. classes are huge and one teacher...(more) 5-17-2017 7:11pm (3 replies)
    for 25 Kindergarten kids....crazy
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    • I donít know anything about her, but 25 kids in Kindergarten is absolutely standard in public school. Do you not have any older children? 5-17-2017 7:14pm
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    • Where is ps 267? 5-17-2017 7:16pm
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      • upper east side 5-17-2017 7:27pm
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  2. NYC Schools It's amazing how much we want to believe in a fate or psychic powers. I'm In school I used to read my friends palms...(more) 5-16-2017 9:34pm (6 replies)
    And just make up stuff instinctively. They would be impressed and think I really had some powers. I'm not saying not saying psychics aren't real , but it is interesting how we want magical solutions
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    • Are you high? 5-16-2017 9:35pm
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      • No I'm on my phone 5-16-2017 9:36pm
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    • I would suggest to you, to look at those psychic powers. or maybe seeing what others don't 5-16-2017 9:36pm
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  3. NYC Schools I thought I had a good friend from dcs school - we went out often last year but since the start of this school year she's been so cold. She's the pa president and I do plenty but...(more) 5-15-2017 12:07pm (7 replies)
    not an exec role. She asked me to chair something and I hedged and she said it's fine- I'll just cancel it. After that we barely speak - so odd- she was just using me ?
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    • Post on Toddler 5-15-2017 12:07pm
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    • It sounds like she needed help/support, and since you wouldn't take it on, she got butthurt. 5-15-2017 12:08pm
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    • Do you live in chicago burbs? 5-15-2017 12:08pm
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  4. NYC Schools I love Dick?...(more) 5-15-2017 11:55am (9 replies)
    The scene where she and her dh are dancing naked and then having sex is hysterical and real- she yells out -too hard!! When he's pinching her nipples and then yells at him to get off of her when she's about to climax
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    • Thanks for sharing!...(more) 5-15-2017 11:56am
      None of us know what the fuck you're talking about
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      • It's a show called I love dick- for the people who watch it they'll know - you can move along 5-15-2017 11:56am
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        • what network is it on? 5-15-2017 11:58am
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          • It's an Amazon show 5-15-2017 11:58am
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        • Why did you post under NYC Schools??? 5-15-2017 11:59am
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          • Oops I didn't realize - changed it accidently 5-15-2017 12:00pm
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      • You're the only one who doesn't know 5-15-2017 11:58am
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    • Who is Dick? 5-15-2017 11:57am
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  5. NYC Schools This post has been deleted. 5-15-2017 11:48am (7 replies)
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    • I would not move and then plan on divorcing. Are you planning on moving to the same town? 5-15-2017 11:49am
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        • Or, sit down and talk to him about best options. I wouldn't move and then divorce and move again. Find small places in the new town, separately 5-15-2017 11:51am
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            • Or, then let go of the move and get out now 5-15-2017 11:57am
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    • I would try to figure out a plan that would work for dc to get into the better school but that would also work for you both to live separately. 5-15-2017 11:49am
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      • Yes but we don't have the $ for that right now - I'm so depressed 5-15-2017 11:50am
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  6. NYC Schools Shep ok southern charm is 37, he shouldn't be saying stuff like - 'actively hooking up' - grow up ! 5-15-2017 11:26am (13 replies)
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    • I would be so sad if he were my son. 5-15-2017 11:26am
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      • Yes, he's a man child. Such a mess. And he thinks it's cool and endearing. 5-15-2017 11:28am
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        • At this point, he's just pathetic and a walking STD. 5-15-2017 11:29am
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    • ha ita! i was shocked and appalled when I realized on the bday episode that he was 37! 5-15-2017 11:27am
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    • He's gross 5-15-2017 11:27am
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    • I know right...how about the OLDER guy-- who are these ppl 5-15-2017 11:29am
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      • It's an odd group. Thomas in his 50s, Whitney's getting up there, then this young girls. 5-15-2017 11:30am
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        • np how old is landon? she is the worst 5-15-2017 11:31am
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        • the divorce one LOOKING for a man...eeewwww 5-15-2017 11:32am
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          • She looks awful this season. 5-15-2017 11:33am
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            • I think this show is trying to being in a different viewing demographic 5-15-2017 11:34am
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    • I don't even know why I keep watching. They are revolting, every last one of them. 5-15-2017 11:40am
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  7. NYC Schools My landlord lives above me and today they are taking the tree down in front of our house - she said she was going out all day and asked me to document with photos the tree donifn...(more) 5-15-2017 10:45am (1 reply)
    Coming down- umm what ?
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    • right, you just say "i won't be able to do that" 5-15-2017 10:48am
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  8. NYC Schools Laura Dern in little rockers is too funny - love her 5-15-2017 10:43am (0 replies)
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  9. NYC Schools Omg my mother ! We spoke this am for a while - then I said I had to go. She calls me just now i let it go to voicemail - she texts me- please call me ; I text back I'm busy- she...(more) 5-15-2017 10:31am (0 replies)
    Says- call me. I call and she wants to continue talking about what we discussed. I said mom I am busy i can't talk now- she says- what are you doing ? I mean wtf my mom says she's busy and she practically hangs up on me
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  10. NYC Schools Anyone with a DC that is not at a private school or non specialized high school? Do you like it? Are the academics okay? 5-11-2017 7:57pm (5 replies)
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    • Come again? 5-11-2017 7:58pm
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      • np - The OP wants to know if someone has a kid at a high school like Forest Hills HS or Midwood HS 5-11-2017 8:01pm
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    • pls clarify sister 5-11-2017 7:59pm
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      • Are there decent public high schools in NYC (not specialized like Stuy or even LaGuardia or Bard). Just a regular high school. Are there any good high schools for a "regular"...(more) 5-11-2017 8:11pm
        kid
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        • yes there are many good schools! those in the race to nowhere SHS and the like are crazy Tiger moms 5-12-2017 9:35pm
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  11. NYC Schools Http://nitroshredadvice.com/nuluxe-skincare/...(more) 5-10-2017 6:56am (0 replies)
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  13. NYC Schools Winston Prep, Ideal School, Studio School for bright middle school student with executive function issues? 5-4-2017 3:55pm (2 replies)
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    • Or public, with an IEP and organizational coach 5-4-2017 4:00pm
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      • Where do you find an organizational coach? 5-5-2017 7:10pm
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  14. NYC Schools Looking for feedback on The Studio School. Anyone familiar with this school? 5-3-2017 3:12pm (0 replies)
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  15. NYC Schools Http://nitroshredadvice.com/test-shred/...(more) 5-2-2017 5:44am (0 replies)
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    • Why would you post about a LI school on the NYC school board? 4-27-2017 9:08pm
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      • Is there a LI board? 4-27-2017 9:24pm
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        • No, try toddler or a LI facebook group 4-27-2017 9:26pm
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  18. NYC Schools Any update on PPAS middle school admissions? 4-24-2017 6:42pm (11 replies)
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    • Did they not accept anyone? 4-24-2017 6:47pm
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      • That's what I heard over the weekend, not sure where things are now. 4-24-2017 6:51pm
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      • How could that be? 4-24-2017 7:05pm
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        • I read it was a doe screw-up. 4-24-2017 7:07pm
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          • This post has been deleted. 4-26-2017 8:46am
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            • Read about in various posts here, haven't heard anything beyond that other than that. My dd was not accepted. 4-26-2017 9:08am
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    • Someone told me her friend got in but I don't know firsthand 4-26-2017 8:48am
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      • Do you know when they found this out? 4-26-2017 9:09am
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        • No, sorry. I was just discussing it with her yesterday 4-26-2017 9:20am
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    • We got a call from the DoE that we were offered a seat - this was after getting a rejection letter last week 4-28-2017 8:52pm
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    • My dd got a callback, too...(more) 5-17-2017 11:54pm
      Can anyone tell me please whether we can expect a rejection letter from ppas? I am confused by these posts. Was there really a DOE screw up? Is everything back to normal? In that case I assume that we can give up hope on a place in that school
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  20. NYC Schools I wouldn't wish depression on my worst enemy. It is so hard to explain it to people, but it is very real. It interferes with every aspect of life works, friends relationships...(more) 4-24-2017 5:51pm (10 replies)
    even going to the grocery store is a struggle. I just need to spread the awareness. Be very thankful if you do not have it.
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    • oops, not meant for school board 4-24-2017 5:51pm
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    • most people have all boards selected so they'll see it. ITA with you. for some reason I was often depressed (clinically) in my teens and twenties and have not been so for over 1...(more) 4-24-2017 5:52pm
      10 years. no clue why the shift. but it was awful, debilitating, and inexplicable to others. it's a REAL ILLNESS.
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      • ^actually I shouldn't say no clue because I do believe hormones have a lot to do with it. but I can't prove that! 4-24-2017 5:53pm
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        • Oh they definitely do. It is so much worse for me right before my period. I am hoping that I will have relief when I go through menopause. 4-24-2017 5:55pm
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          • my mom did. she was a shrieking harpy who cried at the drop of a hat all through her 40's (perimenopause and she had endo which I think made it worse)...these are her own...(more) 4-24-2017 6:06pm
            descriptions btw. but I remember it very well. she would cry and talk about totally inappropriate things with her tween/teen kids. but in her 50's it went away, she is very even and has been since then. if I were her I would have done HRT
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            • Great to know. I am 46 and praying for early menopause or hoping that I am not far off. 4-24-2017 6:15pm
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      • OP: Thanks. I am single and the worst part is that I will be alone forever, because it is impossible to date with this disease. I feel like when you are married you are...(more) 4-24-2017 5:54pm
        committed and deal with the ups and downs of life, but starting again with a pre-existing lines is very hard.
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        • sorry, I had stepped away, but don't assume that you will be alone always (if you don't want to be!). things can really change. it's impossible to see that until they do, of...(more) 4-24-2017 6:04pm
          course, but if you want a relationship do not write yourself off as un-dateable because of depression. first of all, this is such a common problem. I think it's so under-reported. and it also doesn't always persist, as in my case, although I know I'll always be at higher risk of it coming back. I wish you the best.
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          • Thank you so much for the encouragement. The brain really can play tricks on your and make you feel unworthy. 4-24-2017 6:14pm
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    • Yes. One of the landmark experiences of my life was experiencing this feeling for just a short period. It was out of character for me, so I remember the transition into and out...(more) 4-24-2017 6:00pm
      of it really clearly. It felt like I had "emotional flu", like I was not in charge of my mood. It was shocking to experience this for a brief spell, and really made me understand that it is a biological state, not a "choice" or a "habit" etc.
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  21. NYC Schools Does anyone have any information or opinion on the Bank Street Spanish immersion camp? 4-22-2017 9:39pm (1 reply)
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    • Anything bank st is great 4-22-2017 10:02pm
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  22. NYC Schools What do you think of this dress, and what shoes would go well if I was trying to dress it down? I know it is rip off of high end designer dresses but can not afford those. I am...(more) 4-22-2017 5:24pm (28 replies)
    also planning on evening out the hem.
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    • MY EYES!!!!!!!!!! 4-22-2017 5:25pm
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      • op: Seriously, even before I posted the link? 4-22-2017 5:27pm
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        • now that I have seen it...(more) 4-22-2017 5:27pm
          MY EYES!!!!!!!!!
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          • NP - Asshole LOL 4-22-2017 5:28pm
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          • op: So now we know the "My Eyes!" posts are fake as there wasn't even a link when this person posted. 4-22-2017 5:30pm
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    • op:...(more) 4-22-2017 5:26pm
      • That is so pretty. What about reddish flats? 4-22-2017 5:27pm
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      • I wouldn't be able to carry that off. Do you look like a model? Otherwise I'd find something else 4-22-2017 5:28pm
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        • It's not for you. 4-22-2017 5:30pm
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        • op: I was actually thinking of it BECAUSE I gained weight. It's A-line and has sleeves. 4-22-2017 5:31pm
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          • What are your stats. If that sleeve is even the tiniest but tight it'll look bad. 4-22-2017 5:32pm
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          • No. That embroidery and netting are not your friends in that case. 4-22-2017 5:36pm
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      • I do not like that hemline. 4-22-2017 5:32pm
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        • op: It's hideous so I thought I would take it to a dressmaker and even it out. 4-22-2017 5:33pm
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          • That's what I don't like about it. If it were even, I'd be okay with it. 4-22-2017 5:34pm
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    • I can't remember where I saw this, but I saw a side by side of this dress. It's a copy of a very expensive dress that I think H&M or someone else copied and is being sued. 4-22-2017 5:27pm
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      • ^^ and I know, I didn't answer you. Let me think. 4-22-2017 5:27pm
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      • op: I don't know what specific designer has made the original--D&G, Oscar de la Renta? I have seen dresses like this I love, so am tempted to get this cheap version even if it...(more) 4-22-2017 5:29pm
        is a rip off.
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        • I would do a light delicate sandal with a heel, as is shown on the model. Not that style exactly but nothing heavy or busy. 4-22-2017 5:30pm
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      • op: I am googling to find this, was it Zara copying Gucci? 4-22-2017 5:36pm
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    • You can do sandals or heels 4-22-2017 5:28pm
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    • hard to dress down sheer black chiffon sleeves. yes to simple heeled black sandals 4-22-2017 5:30pm
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      • I don't think so. 4-22-2017 5:31pm
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      • op:that's true. And I am too old for the bootie look. 4-22-2017 5:32pm
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        • booties would be the exact wrong thing with this dress. you need ethereal and delicate. 4-22-2017 5:34pm
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    • Any comfortable black sandal 4-22-2017 5:30pm
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  23. NYC Schools Which MS privates will take a kid with an IEP? 4-21-2017 3:18pm (7 replies)
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    • columbia grammar 4-21-2017 3:19pm
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      • unlikely, usually move its own kuds into the lrc. 4-22-2017 6:39am
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    • dwight. 4-21-2017 3:19pm
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    • trevor, i think 4-21-2017 3:21pm
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    • York 4-21-2017 3:22pm
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    • I take it not happy with your public placement letter? Did you apply to any lottery schools or ones with separate applications? Their offers may come separately. We thought we...(more) 4-21-2017 3:25pm
      were screwed on letter day, our default crappy zoned only, but then got the lottery placement letter a couple of weeks later.
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  24. NYC Schools Any Town School families on? Looking for feedback about the upper grades. 4-21-2017 2:49pm (6 replies)
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    • No one gets into Town. No one. Give up. Move to Long Island. You're welcome. 4-21-2017 2:50pm
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      • town is pretty basic. but they do well with high school exmissions. 4-21-2017 2:51pm
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      • my dd got into town and we didn't send her. i realize "nobody gets into town" is a ybm meme, but don't get why. 4-21-2017 2:53pm
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        • ditto. 4-21-2017 2:56pm
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          • Somebody must have a kid there and should be able to talk about it? 4-21-2017 3:03pm
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      • Thanks - already did LI. Not going back! 4-21-2017 3:19pm
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  25. NYC Schools NYC Public Schools - if DC transfers to private out of public middle school, what do we need to know if we will consider public for HS? 4-21-2017 2:09pm (0 replies)
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