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    Student Assessment: What Really Counts?

    April 13, 2016

    Physics teacher Abbie Sewall of our MELS school in Queens co-authored this piece on student assessment, which originally appeared in Education Week's Classroom Q&A with Larry Ferlazzo.

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    Baldwin Mentioned as Model Progressive High School

    March 29, 2016

    In this article on the politics of progressive schools - and how few are public and accessible to all - journalist Nikhil Goyal of The Nation names our James Baldwin School as a model public progressive high school.

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    College Counselor Pens College Access Op-Ed in Boston Globe

    March 25, 2016

    College counselor Joshua Steckel of our Brooklyn Collaborative school presents the numerous hurdles that our college application process places before first-generation and low-income students - and argues for removing or simplifying them.

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    The Connection Between Deep Inquiry and Deeper Learning

    March 18, 2016

    Hillary Mills, Academic Dean and Instructional Coach at our school MELS, blogs in EdWeek about the connection between deep inquiry and deeper learning.

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    DNAInfo Covers West End Secondary's Down the Drain Expedition

    March 11, 2016

    DNAinfo visited with sixth graders from our West End Secondary School, who have turned the City into a classroom with their Down the Drain learning expedition, which explores the many ways that citizens and government are polluting the Hudson - as well as ways of reversing negative human impact.

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    President Stopol Pens NYT Letter to Editor

    March 8, 2016

    NYC Outward Bound Schools President Richard Stopol penned this letter to the editor of the New York Times, in response to the article "Testing for Joy and Grit? Schools Nationwide Push to Measure Students’ Emotional Skills."

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    Leaders High School helps Students Crack the SAT

    March 1, 2016

    On Wednesday, juniors at 92 New York City high schools--including Leaders High School--will pick up their pencils, open their test booklets and take the SAT, with no fee and during regular school hours, the first step in a plan to give the test next year in all 438 city high schools, which the de Blasio administration hopes will help make college more accessible for thousands of students.

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    Principal O'Hara: Teachers Should Not Be Lonely At Work

    January 25, 2016

    How can principals and our education system best support teachers? Principal David O'Hara of our Leaders High School talks about the power of collaboration, teacher empowerment, shared leadership and happy hours in his WNYC op-ed.

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    Mashable Captures Growing Spirit of College March

    December 13, 2015

    Online powerhouse Mashable delves deep and wide into our College March, which has become a growing, nationwide ritual that celebrates the perseverance of seniors as they navigate their college readiness and application process.

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    Roger Clark's Extensive College March Coverage

    December 12, 2015

    NY1's morning show host Roger Clark spent his day at our school Brooklyn Collaborative (BCS), where he hosted two live segments - one with students from BCS and Leaders, as well as our President Richard Stopol; and a second with students from BCS & MELS as well as BCS Principal Scill Chan. After filming the morning segments, he continued to follow the day's events and compiled them into a full segment, which ran throughout the day.

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