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  • VALIDUS PREP TEACHER PIONEERS CITYWIDE SCHOOL DATA SYSTEM

    September 15, 2010

    We're NOT waiting for Superman to give our teachers an accurate student attendance system. Using his computer science training, math teacher Jesse Olsen, from our Validus Preparatory Academy, has built an online system called Impact that tracks student attendance, grades and behavior class by class. It’s so successful it’s now in 21 NYC public schools and was recently adopted by Teach for America!

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  • KURT HAHN TEACHER BLOGS ON GOTHAMSCHOOLS.ORG

    September 8, 2010

    Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School teacher Dana Lawit, who also won our Gaynor McCown teaching award this year, blogs for GothamSchools.com - check out her latest writings here.

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  • MARSH AVENUE SELECTED FOR DEPARTMENT OF ED INITIATIVE

    September 6, 2010

    Congratulations to our Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School, which is one of eight Staten Island schools to participate in the NYC Department of Education's new, two-year special education initiative.

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  • SECRETARY OF EDUCATION ARNE DUNCAN VISITS SISTER EL SCHOOL

    September 1, 2010

    Great coverage of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's visit to our sister Expeditionary Learning School, King Middle School!

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  • MACAULAY HONORS STUDENTS CAP OFF NYC OUTWARD BOUND PROGRAM WITH SLAM POETRY

    August 23, 2010

    Watch Macaulay Honors Students perform their slam poems after a day of team building and leadership development with NYC Outward Bound’s Adventure & Team Building Program:

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  • WASHINGTON POST COVERS PERFORMANCE-BASED ASSESSMENTS

    July 16, 2010

    The Washington Post covers the alternative assessment system known as the the PBATs (Performance Based Assessments), which are used by the Performance Consortium -- of which our James Baldwin School and Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies are members.

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  • WHEELS SELECTED AS INAUGURAL CLASS OF BLUE ENGINE FELLOWS

    July 1, 2010

    Our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School has been selected as the inaugural class of Blue Engine Fellows, an organization that provides intensive one-on-one academic coaching by select college graduates

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  • COMMUNITY LEADER’S COMMUNITY GARDEN IN NEWS AGAIN

    June 30, 2010

    Learn about our Community Leaders School's community garden, this time profiled in Baruch College's online reporters' blog.

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  • NYC OUTWARD BOUND RAISES $900K AT 2010 GALA

    June 23, 2010

    Thanks to our intrepid board, our committed donors, and the outstanding work happening in our schools and youth programs, we raised almost $900,000 at this year's annual gala!

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  • CONGRESSWOMAN MALONEY AND SENATOR SHUMPER SECURE $200K FOR NYC OUTWARD BOUND

    June 21, 2010

    Thank you Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Senator Chuck Schumer for helping to secure a $200,000 grant for our work in NYC's public schools!

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