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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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    Ed Week Celebrates College March

    December 11, 2015

    Education Week's Learning Deeply series devoted an entire week of blogs to the topic of college success, and to the College March. The blogs were penned by educators from across the EL Education networks. EL Education is our partner in teaching.

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    NY1 Returns to Gaynor McCown School's College March

    December 11, 2015

    Every year, NY1 Staten Island visits our Gaynor McCown School's College March - and this year was no exception!

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    Slate Podcast Features BCS Student & College Counselor

    December 9, 2015

    Slate's podcast series, Getting In, follows a few seniors on their college application and commitment process. Prominently featured are student Jonathan Diaz and college counselor of our school Brooklyn Collaborative.

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    David Brooks Lauds Character & Community at our Leaders School

    November 27, 2015

    David Brooks of the New York Times devoted his latest column to the subject of community and character - and used one of our schools, Leaders, to show how schools can effectively develop both in their student bodies. An inspiring Thanksgiving read.

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    Center for Court Innovation Features James Baldwin School

    November 19, 2015

    Our James Baldwin School is featured on the Center for Court Innovation's website for their role in improving relations between police and youth. The school hosted a forum on the topic and its connection to school safety and restorative justice.

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