October 11, 2017 - New York, New York – Khan’s Tutorial will be celebrating the success of their students during Perfect Score Weekend next week from October 21-22. Students who received perfect scores on this year’s Common Core Exams or SAT & Regents students who scored highly on their exams will be invited to pick up invitations to Khan’s Tutorial’s Annual Achievement Awards Ceremony. The annual ceremony will be held at the Colden Auditorium at Queens College on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
October 4, 2017 - New York, New York – This week Khan’s Tutorial celebrated the success of their Common Core Program students who recently received the results for their Spring 2017 Common Core Statewide/Citywide Exams. This year, Khan’s Tutorial broke last year’s record of 537 with 600 students scoring a single 4/4 or double 4/4. A score of 4/4 means that these students met and excelled beyond the standards set for elementary and junior high school students. On Sunday, November 12th, all high scoring Common Core, SAT, & Regents students will be celebrating at Khan’s Tutorial’s Annual Achievement Awards Ceremony at the Colden Auditorium at Queens College.
New York, NY – September 20, 2017 –Khan’s Tutorial Chairperson Mrs. Nayeema Khan and CEO & President Dr. Ivan Khan were recently invited to the United Nations’ Peace Culture & Health Forum – President & First Lady’s Formal Awards Ceremony – at the United Nations Head Quarters. Yiling Li, President of UNESCO Association of New York, honored Mrs. Nayeema Khan with the Outstanding Contribution to Education Award for her leadership at Khan’s Tutorial.
Khan’s Tutorial would like to congratulate three KT SHSAT students who recently gained acceptance to a Specialized High School through the Discovery Program.
The recently expanded Discovery Program allows students who miss the cut off score for a Specialized High School to gain acceptance through a summer program. Students must have missed the score within a certain range and meet specific eligibility requirements, such as low-income status.Essentially, it is a second opportunity for students who did not gain acceptance the first time.
New York, New York -- The Chinese American Citizens Alliance of Greater New York (CACAGNY) recently surveyed Chinese American Candidates running for office in the New York City September 12th Primary, asking whether they presently support keeping the single merit based exam to the Specialized Highs Schools of New York City. Currently, the SHSAT is the only way to gain admission into the Specialized High Schools such as Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech. These are the country’s best public high schools and predominantly Asian, however, they have come under attack for not being more diverse. Several elected officials claim the exam should be eliminated because it is unfair and preventing diversity at these schools.
New York, NY – August 2, 2017 – Khan’s Tutorial CEO & President Dr. Ivan Khan and Khan’s Tutorial Chairperson Mrs. Nayeema Khan recently spoke at a round table discussion at the United Nations. The discussions, entitled “Intergenerational Dialogues on Sustainable Development Goals” were held to raise awareness about how individuals can become agents of social change. Khan’s Tutorial leadership spoke on tackling challenges in our community and empowerment through education.
QueensNY – July 5, 2017 – Khan’s Tutorial Jackson Heights student Ahanaf Tajwar, was recently accepted to the prestigious Prep 9 Program for 7th graders at Prep for Prep. Prep for Prep is a free program which helps academically gifted African American, Latino, and Asian American students excel at top schools across the US. Accepted students benefit from a rigorous 14-month course, college guidance, financial aid sessions, and recreational trips. After completing the Prep 9 program students earn a seat at leading boarding schools across the Northeast. Admissions to Prep 9 is very competitive as students (nominated by their school), are expected to have stellar attendance and punctuality records, score 325+ on ELA reading or 324+ on Math Common Core exams, and have report card grade averages that are 90% or higher.
Manhattan, NY – Yesterday, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member I. Daneek Miller hosted an Eid Ul-Fitr Celebration at the Council Chamber at City Hall. At the celebration Council Member Miller presented Khan Foundation with a proclamation recognizing its commitment to advancing educational opportunities for low-income, undocumented, and new immigrant high school youth through its college and career readiness programs.
Queens, NY – The NYC Department of Education’s 2017-2018 Specialized High School Handbook, released this month, has confirmed Khan’s Tutorial’s changes to is renowned SHSAT curriculum. Since the Department of Education announced that changes would be made to the SHSAT earlier this year, Khan’s has worked tirelessly to revamp its entire program by updating the curriculum & KT Original Diagnostics, revising test taking strategies, and training Instructors to help students adapt to the changes.
Queens, NY - On April 29th, 2017, Khan’s Tutorial (KT) hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony for their students who gained acceptance to NYC’s Specialized High Schools. Students and their families gathered at the Colden Auditorium at Queens College to celebrate a year of hard work and the resulting success at KT’s largest event of the year. Additionally, this year, Khan’s Tutorial recognized the outstanding achievements of students in their renowned High School Achievement Program (HSAP).