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In a shift, new rules make it easier for New York City students to switch schools
It’s just become easier for students to transfer between New York City schools — a big change for the labyrinthine school system, where it has been notoriously difficult to switch schools for more than a decade.
Thanks to a change in city regulations passed last week, parents can now request a new school for their child if he or she “is not progressing or achieving academically or socially.” Since 2003, transfers have been granted for a limited set of hardships, including serious safety concerns, medical issues, or extreme commutes.Read complete story