A portrait of a top-ranking Manhattan public high school cites its high-achieving alumni, which include Nobel Prize and Academy Award winners, multi-millionaires, and dozens of writers, in an account that offers insight into the experiences of its present-day students as they navigate the challenges of the school's considerable academic standards. Reprint. 25, 000 first printing.Students needed at least an eighth-grade average of 78 and one letter of recommendation to qualify for the test. The first entrance exams drew from questions written by an assistant to the principal and the chairman of the math department.
|Title||:||A Class Apart|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2008-08-12|