Queens, NY - Last night, at Khan's Tutorial Jackson Heights, community press members gathered for a memorial service for the late Dr. Mansur Khan, Founder of Khan's Tutorial. Chairperson, Mrs. Nayeema Khan and CEO & President, Dr. Ivan Khan led the commemoration which included a small dua and celebrated the start of Khan's Tutorial starting its 25th year. Khan's Tutorial Senior Teammates were also present for the gathering - Vice President Mohammad Hossain, Director of Outreach Reevu Islam, Director of Finance Niloy Iqbal, and Director of Marketing Paulina Baltazar.
New York, NY - On Wednesday, September 26th, the Department of Education (DOE) announced that parents can now access their child’s 2018 Common Core Exam scores. According to the New York State Education Department, 45.2% of all test takers in grades 3-8 scored at the proficient level (Levels 3 and 4) in ELA. In math, 44.5% of all test takers in grades 3-8 scored at the proficient level. Due to the State’s new two-session test design and performance standards, the 2018 Grades 3-8 ELA and math results cannot be compared to prior-year results. In previous years, students took their state exams in three sessions. The new baseline established this year will enable comparisons with student scores in 2019 and 2020.
Khan’s Tutorial would like to congratulate the following Khan’s Tutorial SAT students for their fantastic scores on the August 2018 SATs. Khan’s Tutorial’s highest scorer for this round of scores is Ishad Z. with a near perfect score of 1550/1600. Ishad is student at The Bronx High School of Science.
Manhattan, NY – Last Sunday NYC families, community organizers, and education advocates gathered at Foley Square to rally for education issues affecting our community. Supporters called to preserve education pathways and expand opportunities for underserved communities.
New York, New York - Last weekend, Khan’s Tutorial held its monthly SHSAT Parent Teacher Conferences (PTCs) throughout all eleven locations. During these conferences, Directors in their respective branches offer parents and students advice, tips, and updates for the upcoming SHSAT exam in October 2018.
Queens, NY - On Wednesday, August 8th, Khan's Tutorial (KT) hosted its first stand alone High School Awards Ceremony at Joya Hall. The High School Achievement Program (HSAP) is led by Ms. Tasneem Imam Khan, MPH a graduate of Barnard College with a Master’s Degree from Columbia University. During the ceremony Khan’s Tutorial celebrated its High School students who achieved high scores on their Regents and SATs as well as those who gained admission to Ivy League schools.
Queens, NY - To start off the summer, Khan’s Tutorial held their annual SAT and SHSAT Training Sessions at their headquarters, located at KT Sutphin. The SAT and SHSAT are considered to be two of the most competitive standardized exams any NYC student will take. Training sessions help to keep KT leaders from all 11 locations up to date on how to better serve their community through new teaching techniques and strategies.
New York, NY – Last week, Khan’s Tutorial leaders rallied with community organizers and elected officials at Queens Borough Hall in support of the SHSAT. As the Mayor plans to change the current admissions criteria to the Specialized High Schools, many are calling for the Department of Education to increase seats at the schools in order to increase opportunities for minority students. Additionally, education advocates have called for greater New York Bangladeshi involvement in support of the current admissions criteria.
New York, NY – Yesterday, NY1 Spectrum’s 30-minute documentary on the Specialized High School process featured Khan’s Tutorial’s SHSAT Program. The piece, entitled “A Select Few” details how test preparation has become an essential step for students who want to attend schools such as Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, and Brooklyn Tech. KT CEO & President, Dr. Ivan Khan spoke about the growth and impact of test preparation in the South Asian NYC community. For many low-income new immigrant families, the SHSAT has been a pathway out of poverty.