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Headline: Focus (Education: Saturday School) PDF Print E-mail
Written by NBC Evening News   
Saturday, 27 May 1995 19:00

The nationwide trend towards Saturday enrichment education programs for kids examined; scenes shown from classes in Detroit and New York City designed to help the students cram and compete.

 
The Big Cram for Hunter High School PDF Print E-mail
Written by The New York Times   
Thursday, 01 January 2009 19:00

(Original New York Times Article)

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By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ

While their friends played video games in pajamas or vacationed in the tropics, a dozen sixth graders spent winter break at Elite Academy in Flushing, Queens, memorizing word roots. Time was ticking as they prepared to face the thing they had talked about, dreamed about and lost sleep over for much of the past year: the Hunter College High School admissions exam, a strenuous three-hour test that weeds out about 90 percent of those who take it.

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Education stats show city of wise guys, gals PDF Print E-mail
Written by DAILY NEWS   
Monday, 13 November 2006 19:00

(Original Daily News Article)

By BRIAN KATES

NEW YORK is getting smarter.

Well, at least more of us are getting more education, says the U.S. Census Bureau.

Among New Yorkers 25 and older, 79% had at least graduated from high school in 2005, up from 72% five years ago. And 32% had a bachelor's degree or more, compared with only 27% in 2000.

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Future Leaders Shine in School: Immigrant kids score better, have higher graduation rates and 'greater aspirations' PDF Print E-mail
Written by DAILY NEWS   
Wednesday, 13 October 2004 19:00

(Original Daily News Article)

By JOANNE WASSERMAN AND BRIAN KATES 

Ask 13-year-old Amarnath Kuppannan and his 10-year-old sister, Aarthi, what they want to be when they grow up and they respond in unison: "A doctor."

Both youngsters, the New York-born children of Indian immigrants, spent their summer at the Elite Academy on 39th Ave. in Flushing.

Not for them were lazy, hazy days of canoeing, campfires and s'mores.

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Are You Prepped? What would you do for a 1600? PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Spectator   
Wednesday, 10 November 2004 19:00

By GEORGIA LAWTHER-RICHMOND & RAMSI A.WOODCOCK

When you were reading Freckle Juice and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing at the age of ten, others were boning up for the SATs.

“High school? Are you kidding? I’ve been going to Elite since way back,” says junior Jennifer Park, who has been attending Elite Academy since the fourth grade.

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