Archive for March 20th, 2006

20th March

First Published in The New York Sun, March 20, 2006

By Andrew Wolf

The frustrations of parents on Manhattan’s West Side with new rules governing admission to gifted and talented programs are beginning to draw the attention of politicians and other community leaders throughout the city.The attention goes beyond just the mechanics of the programs to the philosophy that governs them: Increasingly, it is seen as antagonistic.

Because of the new rules emanating from the Tweed Courthouse, the choices faced by West Side parents such as Jodi and Russell Divak are grim. (more…)