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Bklink: Popular Brooklyn Heights School Gets an “F”

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments

link-asterisk.jpgThere should be plenty of reaction to the news that PS 8 in Brooklyn Heights, a very popular school with local parents, has gotten an “F” in the city’s school grading system. “This year, at a July 29 news conference announcing plans for an annex to accommodate the flood of students wanting to attend P.S. 8, a parade of public officials praised the school and its principal. Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein said, ‘You have built a very successful school here,’ and Deputy Mayor Dennis M. Walcott added, ‘You have done a monumental job in both recruiting as well as maintaining a school where parents want to send their children.'” Significant react likely to follow.–NYT

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