For nearly a decade, parents have looked to Clara Hemphill to help them find a great public school for their child. For this third edition, Clara and her staff visited nearly 500 of New York City's elementary schools and chose 200 of the best schools to recommend, with more than 70 new school profiles not included in the previous edition! This essential guide uncovers the inside scoop on schools (the condition of the building, homework, teacher quality, etc.), includes a checklist of questions to ask on a school tour, and incorporates new listings of charter schools and magnet programs.After studying how electricity is created, for example, upper-grade students designed working Tiffany lamps, which are ... After seeing the Broadway musical 42nd Street, 6th graders were taught songs and dances from the musical by a ... Parents say that teachers care about shaping well-rounded students a not just good test takers. ... There is a gifted and talented program for children in grades 2 -6.
|Title||:||New York City's Best Public Elementary Schools|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2005|