We are a proud semifinalist of this year’s New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards. The Awards recognize excellence in eight key areas of nonprofit management: results and impact, governance, financial management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, information technology, communications, and fundraising. Finalists will be announced in October, 2016.
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NYC Outward Bound Schools Named Seminfinalist for 2016 Nonprofit Excellence Awards August 2, 2016
MELS Achieves Rare 100% Grad Rate July 28, 2016
MELS' first senior class achieved a 100% 4-year June graduation rate. This achievement is especially remarkable considering that MELS is an unscreened public school - only one other unscreened public school in New York City has achieved this between 2006 and 2015.
Baldwin Principal Leading Voice on School Discipline Reform July 1, 2016
What role can restorative justice play in ameliorating violence in our schools? This Atlantic article explores the question and includes quotes by Brady Smith, Principal of of our James Baldwin School, a leading voice on school discipline reform.