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    Brooklyn Eagle Reports From Leaders' College March

    December 14, 2012

    The Brooklyn Eagle covers our Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders' College Application March, in which 100% of seniors applied to college on time despite the majority of students being dramatically affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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    Canarsie Courier Reports From Hahn's College March

    December 14, 2012

    The Canarsie Courier's inspiring coverage of our Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School's college application march, in which seniors mailed their college applications in on-deadline despite overcoming adversity en route to college and beyond.

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    GothamSchools' Full Coverage of College March

    December 14, 2012

    GothamSchools' reporter Geoff Decker visited our Channel View School for Research's college application march. His article gives a comprehensive picture of our entire network's 5-Borough College Application March, in which students marched to get their college applications in on-deadline despite overcoming adversity.

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    News 12 Bronx Broadcasts Validus Prep's College March

    December 14, 2012

    News 12 Bronx paid a visit to our Validus Preparatory Academy, where seniors marched to their local mailbox to drop off their college applications on-deadline.

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    News 12 Brooklyn Visits Leaders' College March

    December 14, 2012

    News 12 Brooklyn paid a visit to our Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders, where 100% of seniors applied to college on-deadline despite being affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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    NY1 Visits Gaynor McCown School's College March

    December 14, 2012

    NY1 covered our 5-Borough College Application march in two separate broadcasts. In this broadcasts, reporters pay a visit to our Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School, where the senior class - many of whom were affected by Hurricane Sandy - march to their local mail truck to mail in their college applications on-deadline.

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    BCS Student Survives Sandy - With Help From His Teachers

    December 13, 2012

    The Wall Street Journal profiles student Luis Hernandez from our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies, who faced incredible challenges due to Hurricane Sandy. He found support when he needed it most from his teachers.

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    Wall Street Journal Announces Our College March

    December 13, 2012

    The Wall Street Journal announces our First Annual 5-Borough College Application march, which happens December 14 at 12pm at every high school in our network. During the march, seniors will march their college applications to their local post office or mail truck in order to meet early application deadlines.

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    WHEELS' Lands $65,000 College-Access Grant

    December 13, 2012

    Our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School has received $65,000 in funding from its partner Capital One Bank and the Heart of American Foundation for its new College Access Room, which will house a new college counselor, computers, and a library devoted to financial literarcy and college preparation. In 2012, 100% of the school's first graduating class gained college admission.

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    3 Schools Selected for InsideSchools' Top Middle School List

    December 12, 2012

    InsideSchools.org, the NYC-based public school review site, has released its top 28 picks for middle schools - and three of our schools made the list.

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