Sundaram Srinivasan was an important figure in a community that few New Yorkers have heard of, let alone visited.
Tag: Ramaa Reddy Raghavan’s Audio Archive
At P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn kids, parents and teachers praise the school’s dual language curriculum. But many students under-perform on standardized tests, and the school got less-than-stellar grades in its report card.
It can take five to seven years for a kid with a non-English speaking background to learn proper academic English. Yet New York high schools that serve immigrants are under pressure to graduate their students in four years.
Faced with limited resources a New York City high school for immigrant teenagers faces a tough choice on where to spend its money.