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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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There are 8 reviews about all of the school topics.

Ps 721 Manhattan Occupational Training Center 1

Posted April 22, 2016
- a community member
I feel this way because I feel like some of the teachers and paras baby you. I was a to myself type of person but I feel like in a real school, I would not have been treated so babyish like

Ps 721 Manhattan Occupational Training Center
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted April 22, 2016
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Thanks for being 100 percent real with us, sharing experiences, telling us everyday is not gonna be a good day, having us look at quotes to make us feel good and teach us, and for making us well me, laugh. Oh also most of all 100 percent caring and understanding with us


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Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted April 22, 2016
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I feel this way because of the negativity that was put in my mind from them ( teachers, paras) I feel like the actual teacher was at his computer too much, wanting a free pay without really doing anything. He didn't have much patience with me, he would answer for me and I said let me answer and one time he would help me but be too fast and I would ask him to put arrows and it would look like he was judging me and then he would get up and go back to his computer and look at it.

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Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted April 22, 2016
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There was no homework given at this school there until I mentioned to the teacher I wanted some homework.

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Develops grit: Disagree

Posted April 22, 2016
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No I don't feel they do or not 100 percent. I feel this way because of the things that was done to me there and said and the school year wasn't quite over yet. I don't think they have determination.


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Develops respect: Disagree

Posted April 22, 2016
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I don't they they respect all students because a teacher said when I first joined her class oh, you think because you know you're stupid, u wanna act even more stupid? I felt out of place and awkward and I didn't do anything. Not only that a teacher asked me when I first joined his class, if anybody in my family moved out and I felt awkward and said kinda sarcastically, yeah. This same teacher called me out in front of another student and said you got this wrong, and he looked at the paper and he laughed and then he went by his computer, stood up and laughed in my face. He acted like nothing happened so I told on him but was doubted at first. Showed his true colors, no student there should have to be laughed at or no student at any school. Also one time he dissed me and said to a male teacher he wasn't really a teacher he was like a para almost but the teacher said to him, doesn't she look good with makeup? And he said what? With a rude looking face on looking at him (the teacher) and I think he was sticking up for me bc I didn't even have any makeup on, I dint think and that's insulting telling a girl she looks good with makeup on( what about without it?) One time out of the blue, the teacher says to me, that I should get assisted living and the school year wasn't quite over yet, and I said my mom doesn't think I need it and I didn't think and still don't think I need it, and this teacher was kinda nonchalant and he mostly stayed behind his computer at most times during school hours,(his true colors thats how I feel about it) Also another teacher (female) when I first started in her class asked her students, does anybody know the difference between their left and right hands? And I looked at the paras and the students and felt weird. Also a para started getting a little upset when I wasn't getting the answer fast enough for her and her tone of voice was rude and body language. Another para he called me smart but he thought I didn't know what a zip code was and I proved him wrong. A para said to a couple girls at a table where I was sitting that she thought a boy looked cuter than his brother and she said she (me) looked better with the boys brother and not him. Also the paras kept asking me if I was ok and it pissed me off, and other unwanted attention/disrespect some of it was indirect was still noticeable. Wanted to know too much of my personal life, lol

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Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted April 22, 2016
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I disagree because I felt like my counselor wasn't really understanding in anything I told her. When I told her my teacher laughed at me, she said oh maybe he was thinking about something. In a school u want your counselor to take your word for things. Nobody wants someone who keeps acting like they don't understand them or care.

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Ps 721 Manhattan Occupational Training Center
250 West Houston Street, New York, NY  10014
Rating: 1 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. (212) 675-7926
Last modified Ps 721 Manhattan Occupational Training Center is a Public school that serves grades 9-12
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