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Passing Pauses: Reflections on a Single Death in a New York City ER

When patient M.M. died during her shift, Emergency Room Nurse Laura Ng didn’t feel much at the moment.  Only after she had a day off did she have a chance to do some justice to that death. Of the accounts … Continue reading

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Admissions Test Prep: Stepping Stone to Asian Americans, Considered Unfair by Others

New York City’s top academic high schools like Bronx Science (pictured above) and Stuyvesant have one entrance criteria:  performance on the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). While many Asian American families look at SHSAT preparation courses as a stepping … Continue reading

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