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).
QueensNY – April 13, 2017 - Yesterday Khan’s Tutorial students and leaders were invited along with NYC high school students, top high school student leaders, unions, and elected officials to LaGuardia Community College for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s college affordability plan announcement. Several leaders from Khan’s Tutorials High School Achievement Program joined Governor Andrew Cuomo and Secretary Hillary Clinton on stage for the ceremonial bill signing of the nation's first four year tuition-free college plan for middle class families into law.
Manhattan NY – March 24, 2017, Today Mrs. Nayeema Khan, Chairperson of Khan’s Tutorial was awarded at the United Nations for her leadership and work at Khan’s Tutorial. Dr. Monica Sanchez, Founder of the Caricom Foundation presented Mrs. Khan with the Danny Glover Power of Dreams 2017 award with New York State Senator James Sander Jr. This year’s awards focused on honoring those involved with youth empowerment. Currently, under Mrs. Khan’s leadership, Khan’s Tutorial serves over 3,500 families weekly, mostly from low-income and new immigrant backgrounds. Furthermore, Khan’s Tutorial has grown to be one of NYC’s largest employers of youth with a team of over 400.
New York, NY – This past Wednesday marked the release of the results of the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT), the sole determinant of admission into New York City’s prestigious Specialized High Schools. Stuyvesant High School, Bronx High School of Science, and Brooklyn Technical High School offer acceptances to a total of about 3,000 students per year out of 30,000 students who take the challenging exam.
New York, NY – Yesterday Mrs. Nayeema Khan, Chairperson of Khan’s Tutorial was honored by the Society of Foreign Consuls (SOFC) in New York at the Bohemian National Hall. The SOFC is a New York State not-for-profit organization representing the world’s largest consular corps, including Consulates, Consulates General and Honorary Consulates based in New York City.
Queens, NY - This past weekend Khan’s Tutorial opened its 3rd location in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, New York. The brand new 3,000 square foot, 2-level property, is set to house its renowned SHSAT program for students who want to attend the Specialized High Schools and HSAP (High School Achievement Program) for students who want to achieve perfect SAT & Regents Scores on their way to competitive colleges.