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    Filed at 9:23 am under by dcobranchi

    The vast majority of kids in mandatory NYC summer school failed (again) the accountability tests and will be held back. For kids on the bubble, a 5-week intensive program may be enough to help them get (minimally) caught up. For kids who are really struggling, though, it’s just another brick in the wall. The NYC Schools Chancellor seems to have his head on straight:

    Schools Chancellor Joel Klein has been cool on summer school, saying it’s more important to provide remedial help during the year than rely on the five-week summer program to help kids make the grade.

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