Sunday, December 3, 2017

Tell us about your experience with the NYC High School Choice Process!

Tell us about your experience with the NYC High School Choice Process!

Did your child recently submit his or her high school application? We are inviting 8th grade students and parents to participate in an interview study on the high school choice process in New York City. 

Who is conducting this study? We are a team of researchers based out of Princeton University who are interested in understanding how families navigate the high school choice process.  We are inviting parents and 8th grade students to participate in individual interviews so we can learn more about their experiences.

When will the interviews be conducted?  We would like to begin interviews as soon as possible.  If you are interested, please complete the google form (link below) and we will get back to you quickly with more information. 

What will participants be asked to do?
Parents and students in this study may be asked to do the following:
1.     Participate in an in-person or telephone-based individual interview at a convenient location and time. Interviews will last approximately 30 minutes.
2.     Provide a copy of your child’s high school application for discussion during the interview. 

Will data collected during the interview remain confidential?
Confidentiality will be strictly maintained by assigning all participants a fake name and using it when we write up the interviews. This means that no one other than the researchers will be able to know what participants said in the interview.

If you are interested in participating in this study, please provide your contact information here and we will follow-up with you shortly:

If you would like to learn more about the study or have any additional questions, please contact Dr. Jennifer Jennings at (347) 692-8565 or

The Parents of NY Teens list-serve has moved.

The Parents of NY Teens list-serve has moved.

If you were a member of the yahoo group, your membership was transferred and the group is now located at  

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If you are not yet a member, all parents of teens and young adults are invited to join us at or by sending an email to 

Friday, March 17, 2017

NYC Teen Author Festival Reader's Theater and Signing

David Levithan
Author Event (Teens) 
Friday March 24, 2017 7:00 PM 

The 10th annual NYC Teen Author Festival is here with panels, readings and signings! Join us for Reader's Theater and a signing, as beloved YA authors share, celebrate and perform each other's work. Participants this year include David Levithan, David Arnold, Zoraida Cordova, Elizabeth Eulberg, Stephanie Kate Strohm, Tiffany Jackson, Bill Kongisberg, Nina LaCour, Garth Nix and Jeff Zentner!

Special Instructions
Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Books can be purchased after signing. If you have questions or concerns, email or ask a bookseller for more information.

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2289 Broadway
New York, NY 10024

Come to the 2017 High School Admission Round 2 Fair