The Secondary School for Law, Journalism and Research 237 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY11215 The Secondary School for Law, Journalism and Research is a public school operated by the New York City Department of…More Education. The school educates students in grades six through twelve. Class sizes may range from 26 to 32. The school is located on 7th Avenue, between 4th and 5th Streets. It was formerly the home of John Jay High School, which closed due to low performance in 2004.