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OLSAT test and Bracken Still in Play for NYC Gifted and Talented Test for This Year!
posted by Karen Quinn, The Testing Mom - September 23rd, 2011
You heard it here first! The NYC Department of Eduation JUST announced the new requirements for 2011 to 2012 testing requirments. There were many rumors swirling around that the DOE gifted and talented office on Chambers Street might pull a fast one and change the testing requirements! Parents in NYC can breath a sigh of relief as the Otis-Lennon School Abilities Test (OLSAT) and Bracken will still be used this testing season.
Deadlines on Dates and Parents Information sessions
- September 26, 2011 Families begin submitting the Request for Testing (RFT) Forms
- October 28, 2011 Deadline to submit Request for Testing (RFT) Forms
- October 2011 Gifted and Talented Parent Information Sessions – see flyer for dates and locations
- January 3 – February 10, 2012 – Current K-2 Public School Students, OLSAT/BSRA testing at school sites
- January 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2012; February 4 & 5, 2012
- Current DOE Pre-K Students and Non-Public School Students OLSAT/BSRA testing at selected sites
- Mid-April 2012 Score reports and applications with available G&T sites communicated to eligible students
- April 20, 2012 Applications due
- Week of May 21, 2012 Placement offers communicated to families
- Week of June 4, 2012 Deadline for families to accept/decline placement offer
Get the babysitter reserved now for one of the gifted and talented parents information sessions below all 5 boroughs!
- Manhattan, October 5, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Brandeis High School, 145 West 84th Street
- Bronx, October 12, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus, 500 East Fordham Road
- Staten Island, October 6, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., New Dorp High School, 465 New Dorp Lane
- Brooklyn, October 18, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., MS 113 Ronald Edmonds Learning Center, 300 Adelphi Street
- Queens, October 11, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Long Island City High School, 14-30 Broadway
- Bronx, October 19, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., P.S. 121 Throop, 2750 Throop Avenue