Education the theme of the coming week’s events

August 30, 2013 by  

Students can prepare for college tests while parents discuss changes to the New York school system at two programs this week.

An SAT/PSAT prep course will be held on Monday, September 2, at the Stamford Innovation Center for college bound seniors.

This course is taught by Martin Spencer Hyman and will instruct students on how to improve their math performance by focusing on shortcomings. Hyman will also teach rules to help students to complete math problems quickly.

The course lasts for two weeks and will meet from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm each day at the center located at 175 Atlantic Street in Stamford just 20 minutes from Elmsford.

Hyman, who achieved perfect scores on the math portion of the SAT, says:

“The Hyman Prep Course is strictly and exclusively math. My goal is to identify weak areas, dissect the problems and focus on improving comprehension and performance to bring up the overall score. The strategy is simple: choke out the weaknesses.”
Following this, a free forum on New York City’s public schools will be held at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 3, in the Great Hall at the City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue, New York.

The forum will be moderated by City Limits editor in chief Jarrett Murphy. It will focus on how to improve the practices and policies of the public school system, which services 1.1 million children.

Free refreshments will be served. Local printing companies can help with all types of admission forms for college students and public schools.