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Title:The Bright Boys: A History of Townsend Harris High School
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Eileen F. Lebow
Publisher:Greenwood Press
ISBN:0313314799
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The Bright Boys: A History of Townsend Harris High School by Eileen F. Lebow

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Bright Boys: A History of Townsend Harris High School Named for the man who brought free higher education to city youths unable to afford the two local private colleges Townsend Harris High School reminded generations of New Yorkers of the city s debt to him Its mission was to prepare young men for success at City College where education was free to graduates of the city s public high schools The school s three year course was tough and rigorous Students learned to survive and perform or they left .

By the s Townsend Harris was synonymous for bright boys students who scored high on the yearly Regents examinations but whose athletic ability hard as they tried was something of a joke The author traces the development of the preparatory school from the first years of its beginning in to its closing by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia amid much controversy

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