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Victoria Goldman's books have been cited in numerous articles and columns. Below are quotes from the author as well as material from her books that have been cited in numerous articles.

bullet Survivor:The Manhattan Kindergarten by Kay S. Hymowitz
bullet New York Magazine Family Guide
bullet Teacher's Network.org
bullet Education Update Online
bullet Uppereast.com
bullet New York Times - Navigating the Amazon Circle, May 21, 2000
bullet New York Daily News - HIGH-POWERED PRESCHOOL Elite program at 92nd St. Y in spotlight, Nov 24, 2002
bullet New York Times - See Daddy Make a Deal, Oct. 16, 2005
bullet Fox News - Interview, September 6, 2005 (Windows Media File 8.6 mb)
bulletNew York Magazine - Cracking the Kindergarten Code, Nov. 28, 2005
bullet New York Sun - Parents Facing Sticker Shock Over Private School Tuitions, February 28, 2006
bullet New York Times - In Baby Boomlet, Preschool Derby Is the Fiercest Yet, March 3, 2006
bullet New York Newsday - Tuition at NYC high schools now exceeds $30,000 - more than Harvard, March 10, 2006
bullet MSNBC - N.Y. high schools' tuition pricier than Harvard's, March 10, 2006
bullet New York Times - Land of the Free, May 7, 2006, Sunday
bullet New York Sun - N.Y.'s 'Survivor': Getting Into Private Schools, June 19, 2006
bullet New York Times - BOOKS; Lie, Cheat, Beg or Sue, July 30, 2006, Sunday
bullet New York Times - The Incredibles, January 7, 2007, Sunday
bullet New York Times - From a ĎJoke,í a School Is Born in the Village, September 18, 2008
bullet New York Sun - Ivy Graduates Earn Big Fees as N.Y. Tutors, September 22, 2008
bullet New York Times - Animal, Vegetable, Mascot, November 2, 2008
bullet New York Magazine - Pricey Schools Prepare for Problems: Downturn dropouts?, November 9, 2008
bullet Uptown Life Magazine - Admission Impossible?, June/July 2009
bullet New York Observer - Private-School Poppets Welcome Ferrell, Hugh Grant, Reality-Show Cameras, June 16, 2009
bullet New York Times - The Whole Applicant, October 26, 2009
bullet New York Observer Playground - Through Thick and Thin: Coping with preschool admissions decisions, April, 2010
bullet Wall Street Journal - Tuition Plans Are Discussed by Preschools, June 2, 2010
bullet New York Times - Looking for Baby Sitters: Foreign Language a Must, August 19, 2010
bullet New York Times - The Face of Private-School Growth, Familiar-Looking but Profit-Making, September 21, 2010
bullet New York Times - For Some Youngsters, a Second Chance at an Exclusive School, October 27, 2010
bullet radio.com - The 30 Minute Mom Radio Show featuring Karen Quinn, April 27, 2011
bullet New York Times - Push for Aís at Private Schools Is Keeping Costly Tutors Busy, June 7, 2011
bullet New York Times - Quotation of the Day, June 7, 2011
bullet MSNBC - Jansing & Co - Parents pay for pricey tutors in New York, June 9, 2011
bullet Wall Street Journal - Private School Tuition Bill Tops $40,000, June 20, 2011
bullet CBS Local - New York City Private Schoolís Tuition Reaches $40,000 Per Year, June 20, 2011
bullet New York Times - At Elite Schools, Easing Up a Bit on Homework, October 23, 2011
bullet CBS Local - Elite NYC Private Schools Vow To Lighten Studentsí Homework Load, October 24, 2011
bullet NY Times - When Public Schools Rely on Parentsí Largess, June 6, 2012
bullet NY Observer - Has Avenues Mastermind Chris Whittle Learned His Lesson?, June 13, 2012
bullet NY Times - Alumni Criticism Grows Over Horace Mannís Response to Reports of Sexual Abuse, July 4, 2012
bullet NY Times - Private Schools Are Expected to Drop a Dreaded Entrance Test, September 19, 2013
bullet WABC 880 - Testing Kids for School Admission, September 20, 2013
bullet DNAInfo - 4-Year-Olds Still Prep for Private School Test, Even if No Longer Required, March 31, 2014
bullet NY Times - What You Donít Know About Financial Aid (but Should), April 9, 2014

 

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Victoria Goldman, a journalist specializing in education is the author of three guide books on private schools: The Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools, The Manhattan Directory to Private Nursery Schools and The Los Angeles Guide to Private Schools, all published by Soho Press.  Ms. Goldman regularly contributes to the Education Life supplement of The New York Times and has a column in a Manhattan weekly, Junior Ivy League.  Ms. Goldman lives in Manhattan and serves on the board of trustees of various non-profit institutions including Riverdale Country School, The We Are Family Foundation and The Educational Alliance.

All information included in Ms. Goldman's guide books are written by the author with information provided from schools, teachers, administrators, alumni, students, advisors, tutors and parents.  Careful attention is taken to insure factual accuracy from the schools themselves, but much information is based on interviews with many reliable sources whose facts are checked.  Guide books do inevitably become out-of-date as such facts like tuition, class size and personnel change on a regular basis, but Ms. Goldman's guides have much that remains current and invaluable for those seeking information about private schools.

 

         
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