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  1. NYC Schools NYC Public School & COVID...(more) 8-3-2020 9:02pm (5 replies)
    How many days per week is your kid’s school in-person?
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    • Zero. 8-3-2020 9:02pm
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    • OMG STOP NO ONE KNOWS. 8-3-2020 9:02pm
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    • When they announce mid-august, none. 8-3-2020 9:02pm
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    • 0 8-3-2020 9:02pm
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    • They aren’t going to open. Once schools in other states open and it’s a shit show nyc will not open 8-3-2020 9:04pm
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  2. NYC Schools Anyone have experience with high school credit recovery...(more) 8-3-2020 7:54pm (5 replies)
    My son had a very bad 2nd semester and risked failing. The school said he could do some work for "credit recovery' to raise his grade. He completed the work in June and I was told "it was fine" they would input the grade soon. Well they didn't do it until today and they ended up giving him an F. I know the work wasn't F work. So perhaps I misunderstood what credit recovery is? Anyone experienced this?
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    • This post has been deleted. 8-3-2020 7:55pm
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    • Yikes. Did he do the work? 8-3-2020 7:57pm
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      • He did. 8-3-2020 7:58pm
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        • Did you contact the administrator or the teacher? 8-3-2020 7:59pm
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          • I did a little while ago. 8-3-2020 8:04pm
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  3. NYC Schools Kitchen reno...(more) 7-30-2020 5:55pm (13 replies)
    Quartz edges: bullnosed or eased? I'm tending towards eased. Backsplash height of 4 in.? Anyone with better sense than I can help?
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    • bullnosed is outdated look 7-30-2020 5:56pm
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    • pencil 7-30-2020 5:56pm
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      • - no subject -...(more) 7-30-2020 5:59pm
        Pencil looks like what they are calling eased. I like that better.
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        • I thnk pencil is slightly more rounded than eased edge 7-30-2020 6:00pm
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    • - no subject -...(more) 7-30-2020 6:00pm
      And what for backsplash? Everything looks busy or 5 minutes prior to being dated to me.
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    • the 4" splash is outdated. As you can't/shouldn't tile above it. Can you continue the quartz up to the cabinets? Which edges? Eased or Square edges 7-30-2020 6:01pm
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      • ^^^ subway tiles are classic and have been around for hundreds of year. You can do a more modern size though 7-30-2020 6:02pm
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      • I did a little mini marble subway tile 7-30-2020 6:04pm
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        • octagonal? 7-30-2020 6:12pm
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        • I personally think the real deal marble makes the man-made quartz look more fake (again, assuming it's a marble look quartz. If it's a solid gray or something, then perhaps ok) 7-30-2020 6:13pm
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          • its a very clean white white marble, no variations 7-30-2020 6:21pm
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      • do you mean you shouldn't tile over the splash? But what about classic subway tiles? (I know, no points for originality, I'm going for clean, simple, not dated) 7-30-2020 6:14pm
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        • The 4” splash IS the backsplas 7-30-2020 9:31pm
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  4. NYC Schools Essay Editing and Consultation from Yale student...(more) 7-26-2020 7:25am (1 reply)
    Hey moms! I'm a current Yale English major with college acceptances to other schools including Stanford, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Cornell and Duke. I'm posting here to share my essay review/ college application consultation services. Please DM for info about fees and a bio about myself!:)
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    • So I guess this is today’s spam instead of erection dysfunction drugs 7-26-2020 7:29am
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  5. NYC Schools What is Collegiate's plan for the fall? 7-23-2020 5:45pm (4 replies)
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    • The hybrid A-B-C-D1-D2-E rotation. 7-23-2020 5:46pm
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      • What does that mean? 7-23-2020 5:46pm
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      • Wtf 7-23-2020 5:51pm
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      • So once every six days? 7-23-2020 5:52pm
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  6. NYC Schools Has anyone with kids in NYC Public schools received their EBT cards for food? 7-20-2020 10:51am (1 reply)
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    • work in a non-public. a parent just asked me that. I know we are behind schedule from publics but would like to know as well! 7-20-2020 11:00am
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  7. NYC Schools Am I the only parent in NYC who wants to keep their kids home this fall? Feels like it. (Middle and HS age kids)) 7-18-2020 2:55pm (14 replies)
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    • I have a rising senior and I am so bummed for him if he can't attend school in person...any other grade it wouldn't bother me (my MS dd is fine online) College I think it SUCKS...(more) 7-18-2020 2:56pm
      for kids to have to stay home
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    • lol - I feel like I am the only NYC mom who wants their kids in the building! 7-18-2020 2:56pm
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      • I think you might be. What grade. What school? 7-18-2020 3:04pm
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        • DP. I’m with her. 1st and I won’t share the school. We all feel unsure and defensive no need to pile on anyone. 7-18-2020 3:05pm
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          • I think ES. MS. and HS are very different 7-18-2020 3:09pm
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    • Funny how perspective is skewed - I read this board and it seems like everyone wants remote and I’m a terrible parent for wanting to send mine. We’re both feeling defensive I...(more) 7-18-2020 2:57pm
      guess.
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      • OP: All the posts are probably from me - LOL. This is weighing on my mind. 7-18-2020 2:59pm
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    • I’m keeping my dcs home as well 7-18-2020 2:57pm
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    • I’m voting for remote but only because of class schedule 7-18-2020 3:00pm
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    • I’m in westchester and I like the idea of hybrid to reduce class size but, honestly, I feel if kids have to wear masks all day and eat lunch at their desk and are forbidden to...(more) 7-18-2020 3:00pm
      .....mingle, then maybe it’s all a bad idea.
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    • I have not really thought about it. I asked my MS’er and she prefers hybrid. I have not yet asked my rising senior but she will probably prefer hybrid 7-18-2020 3:13pm
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    • Mine will be young. NYC public Hs 7-18-2020 3:18pm
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    • HS - lower westchester - they better have a remote only option. I am not sending. Too much unknown 7-18-2020 5:09pm
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  8. NYC Schools Want to choose the NYC all-remote option for my 10th grader, but is there any talk in the teachers union of requiring live learning this time around? 7-17-2020 6:35pm (17 replies)
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    • Live learning is not equitable. There are privacy issues, connectivity issues, etc. 7-17-2020 6:37pm
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      • Privacy issues my ass. Teachers fear adults seeing they are so bad 7-17-2020 6:37pm
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        • Privacy issues for the STUDENTS! I am a NYC DOE teacher and did have live classes when we went remote this Spring. Many of my students did not attend because their parents did...(more) 7-17-2020 6:42pm
          not make them attend. They are Early Childhood students and cannot participate without a parent or older sibling helping them. They do not tell time or have time management skills so they had no idea when it was time to log on. YES, its not equitable for the students.
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          • But not the question 7-17-2020 6:44pm
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          • Where is your privacy in all that? 7-17-2020 6:44pm
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          • But distance learning without live instruction IS equitable? LOL. 7-17-2020 6:45pm
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            • Hello! Stop with the excuses and TEACH 7-17-2020 6:47pm
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        • No. Stop the teacher bashing. The DOE is saying that privacy issues prevent live streaming. I agree that it sounds ridiculous. But stop blaming the teachers for decisions made by...(more) 7-17-2020 7:03pm
          the doe
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      • Your solution is what? 7-17-2020 6:37pm
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      • That was t the question 7-17-2020 6:38pm
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    • No 7-17-2020 6:37pm
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    • Did his school do live last year. 7-17-2020 6:38pm
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    • Um, yes there has. Chancellor said on a call yesterday that synchronous (live) teaching was going to be part of remote learning. 7-17-2020 6:39pm
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      • What’s with the um? It’s a legit question. 7-17-2020 6:41pm
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      • Part of. Show up everyday and teach live. It’s NOT hard 7-17-2020 6:45pm
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    • OP here: Its a NYC SHS. Depending greatly on the teacher. One did live learning, one completely ghosted the kids, 4 were somewhere in between. SO frustrating that there was no...(more) 7-17-2020 6:55pm
      baseline.
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  9. NYC Schools This post has been deleted. 7-17-2020 6:34pm (1 reply)
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    • They've talked about it a lot. The chancellor says that there will be daily sychronous (live) learning. Not in-person... I don't think that's waht you mean though. 7-17-2020 6:36pm
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  10. NYC Schools ISEE scores for TT 6th grade entry?...(more) 7-17-2020 6:04pm (2 replies)
    What kind of ISEE score does a kid need to move from a 2T private to a TT private in 6th grade?
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    • Tippy top. Look at iseeadmissionstest or something but test innovators. You can search by school and it will give you stats 7-17-2020 6:18pm
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    • 8s and 9s 7-18-2020 12:19am
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  11. NYC Schools My dd is at a NYC SHS. If we choose the all-remote option, will she have online teachers from her school, or will it be a random centralized teacher? 7-16-2020 9:32am (10 replies)
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    • We don’t know yet 7-16-2020 9:33am
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    • Lol they don't actually appear on the screen. They just post links to YouTube videos once a week 7-16-2020 9:34am
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      • This. It was horrible. One teacher had daily online. Lass. One. The rest posted HS never to be seen. It sucked. NYC SHS 7-16-2020 9:36am
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    • According to our elementary school, the teachers will not be from your school but from the DOE 7-16-2020 9:34am
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      • Wow. Is that true for STUY? 7-16-2020 9:37am
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        • np - I don't see how. I assume the blended kids get remote instruction from their own teachers (or other teachers at the school) on remote days, so why wouldn't the all remote...(more) 7-16-2020 9:43am
          kids?
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          • Unless all the SHS or all the sections of a certain class/level are assigned a centralized team of SHS teachers, at the same of several schools. 7-18-2020 12:46am
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      • Interesting can you say which school? 7-16-2020 9:37am
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        • Sure. Brooklyn Arbor. I think they used the word 'centralized' when describing how it will work 7-16-2020 9:39am
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          • Thanks. On UES I don’t think any schools have told parents that yet 7-16-2020 9:40am
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  12. NYC Schools For NYC private school parents-- Would you mind please sharing the name of your school and what its plans are for fall (by division, if they differ)? TIA! 7-10-2020 1:14pm (9 replies)
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    • wow great FAKE thread TROLL OP 7-10-2020 1:14pm
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      • Your mental illness op is showing 7-10-2020 1:15pm
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    • Nothing announced yet 7-10-2020 1:14pm
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      • which school, please? also interested in which have said nothing yet. thank you! 7-10-2020 1:16pm
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        • Brooklyn private 7-10-2020 1:16pm
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    • Windward - will have option of full remote. Putting wide angle cameras in each room. Virtual in the spring included 6 live classes a day with office hours for an hour 7-10-2020 1:16pm
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      • Thank you! This is a wonderful and helpful amount of detail. (Moving public to private and would like to know the range) 7-10-2020 1:17pm
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      • What does the wide angled camera cover? The teacher, board, wall? The whole class? 7-10-2020 2:22pm
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        • Not sure yet. They did an amazing job. I have 4 kids in different schools and Windward did the best job 7-10-2020 3:40pm
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  13. NYC Schools Urbanbaby...(more) 7-8-2020 2:48pm (10 replies)
    i forgot to write down the successor sites. where did people go?
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    • into the ether 7-8-2020 2:49pm
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    • waiting for your self-reply to spam your site with 8 people on it. YBM is the new UB 7-8-2020 2:49pm
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      • it has been from the initial migration 7-8-2020 2:49pm
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    • Umm... We're here. Not the site you keep trying to promote. 7-8-2020 2:50pm
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    • See nycitymoms.com and ubarchive.net 7-8-2020 2:51pm
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      • junk sites 7-8-2020 2:52pm
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      • Don't go there. They don't have a privacy policy and are run by the mom who overcensored ub. She'll farm your IP address. 7-8-2020 2:54pm
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        • False about the privacy policy. No clue who runs it but according to her she's an UWS mom. 7-8-2020 2:57pm
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        • No, it's not. You couldn't say shit on UB anymore. You can openly trash the former moderator on the new site though. 7-8-2020 2:59pm
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      • www.nycitymoms.com...i don't like the format 7-8-2020 3:00pm
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  14. NYC Schools LREI...(more) 7-8-2020 2:47pm (0 replies)
    any LREI parents on? eleemntary? do you have any idea what's happening in september?
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  15. NYC Schools When will nyc doe school budgets be published in galaxy? I saw that principals got their budgets yesterday . . . accdg to the chancellor this a.m. 7-8-2020 11:38am (1 reply)
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    • Our school is getting it today 7-8-2020 11:39am
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  16. NYC Schools Does anyone know of any in-person day camp within two hour drive of New York? I would Airbnb a place nearby, just want my kid to socialize....(more) 7-6-2020 3:42pm (8 replies)
    I would Airbnb a place nearby, just want my kid to socialize.
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    • can you find two friends and a fun babysitter for "camp" in the park? 7-6-2020 3:44pm
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    • Blue Rill in Rockland 7-6-2020 3:44pm
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    • mainstream camp? Eagle Rock in Kent, CT 7-6-2020 3:45pm
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      • NEAR Kent, sorry 7-6-2020 3:46pm
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      • Thank you so much!!! 7-6-2020 4:11pm
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    • In Nassau county I know the YMCA camps are running. Glen cove and Huntington (actually that’s Suffolk but not deep in) 7-6-2020 3:52pm
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    • Several in Westchester! Mohawk, Discovery Camp (I think), Hilliard will be opening, and Badger is always open- for swim team and day camp. Lifetime Fitness in Rye for younger...(more) 7-7-2020 8:40pm
      kids only, House of Sports in Ardsley (up to age 12 or so), and Chelsea Piers in CT.
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  17. NYC Schools BoxQ*https://tvhdliveon.com/burnley-vs-sheffield-united/...(more) 7-4-2020 3:35pm (0 replies)
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  18. NYC Schools Jana*https://tvgamepctv.com/epsom-derby-2020/...(more) 7-4-2020 9:19am (0 replies)
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  19. NYC Schools ISEE scores for TT middle schools...(more) 7-4-2020 7:45am (3 replies)
    Would a kid be able to move from a 2T private to a TT private in 6th grade with ISEE scores of 7 in math and 8 in verbal/reading?
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    • LOL. This sounds like urban baby 7-4-2020 7:47am
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      • ^and back from my days on UB, I'd say the Covid crisis is going to change things. I don't know how, but can't predict 7-4-2020 7:48am
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    • Depends on which school you're coming from. Some schools don't like to poach for other schools. I think it's easier to make the switch from a public school. 7-4-2020 8:41am
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  20. NYC Schools Chalkbeat says the proposed cuts to NYC DOE fair student funding were eliminated in the final budget. I really hope that is true. 6-30-2020 5:59pm (2 replies)
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    • just borrow the money, right? 6-30-2020 6:00pm
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      • NYC DOE still has $300+ million in cuts. There is a lot of fat in central DOE. Fair Student Funding is what pays for the basics in a school's budget. You know, like 1 teacher...(more) 6-30-2020 6:06pm
        for 32 students?
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  21. NYC Schools Any insiders with info on when school principals will get their budgets? 6-30-2020 2:00pm (2 replies)
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    • According to my principal, he has it. 6-30-2020 2:03pm
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      • Do you know for how long he has had it? I don't think my principal did as of yesterday. Either of kids' principals . . . 6-30-2020 2:11pm
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  22. NYC Schools PS 41 vs Citywide G&T (TAG) - which would you choose? 6-19-2020 11:22am (9 replies)
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    • do both go to the same grade? 6-19-2020 11:23am
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      • 5 for 41, 8 for TAG 6-19-2020 11:36am
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        • yeah, that's what I thought. It is a tough one but I think I would do TAG. I think it's a pretty special school and you don't have to worry about middle 6-19-2020 11:36am
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    • How far are you from TAG? Commute time? 6-19-2020 11:24am
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      • call it 45 min door to door via subway 6-19-2020 11:25am
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        • Honestly I'd go for tag if for no other reason that not having to worry about middle schools, eradication of screens, etc 6-19-2020 11:28am
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        • np how does that compare to the other school commute 6-19-2020 11:28am
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    • TAG for diversity if commute is foable 6-19-2020 11:28am
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      • And not just day to day - it’s all the play dates that will take place all over the city too 6-19-2020 11:30am
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  24. NYC Schools - no subject -...(more) 6-17-2020 12:56pm (1 reply)
    Advice for mom applying for private K in 2021? If you've been through the process, anything you wish you knew?
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    • It helps to know someone. 6-17-2020 1:00pm
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  25. NYC Schools Now that G&T placements are out, when do you think gened waitlists will start moving? (NYC) 6-17-2020 9:56am (1 reply)
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    • Some of ours have moved a lot already, but I'm not in manhattan and def not in a place that is affected much by G&T 6-17-2020 9:57am
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