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    City Limits Highlights College Prep Initiatives

    City Limits on College Prep Initiatives, June 17, 2014

    Reporter Jessica Siegel's in-depth article examines college readiness and college persistence work happening in schools like ours, including the work at our Kurt Hahn School through our partner college readiness partner CARA. Congrats to our alumna Sotonye Douglas for the recognition of her great work at Hahn.

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    ABC7's Viewpoints Features Kurt Hahn School

    June 1, 2014

    Principal Matt Brown, parent Shemika Valentine and student Tsaihai Lohr of our Kurt Hahn School talked to ABC7's Viewpoints about the power of student-led conferences - a structure in all of our schools whereby students, not teachers, lead their parent conferences.

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    EdWeek Conversation with NYCOBS College Counselor

    Steckel Author of Hold Fast to Dreams, May 28, 2014

    EdWeek's conversation with authors Joshua Steckel and Beth Zasloff on the challenges faced by low-income students getting to and through college. Steckel is a college counselor at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies and the co-author of Hold Fast to Dreams.

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    Metropolitan Principal Named Ed Leader in HuffPo

    Principal Pat Finley on the Educator Who Changed His Life, May 6, 2014

    Principal Pat Finley of our Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School was profiled as one of 11 education leaders whose lives were changed by other educators. Who changed Pat's life? Read on!

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    News 12 Celebrates Validus Seniors College Plans

    South Bronx High School Sees Rising College Acceptance Rates, May 6, 2014

    News 12 Bronx covered our Validus Preparatory Academy College Application March in December - and has now returned to see where students are heading off to college.

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    Daily News on NYCOBS College Counselor's New Book

    BCS Counselor Josh Steckel Helping Hundreds, April 29, 2014

    The New York Daily News covers Josh Steckel and Beth Zasloff's new book Hold Fast to Dreams, which chronicles the lives of 10 low-income students attempting to get to and through college. Steckel is a college counselor at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies.

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    President Stopol on Education in Capital New York

    Three Ways to Ensure Underserved High School Students Graduate, April 21, 2014

    NYC Outward Bound Schools President Richard Stopol co-penned this education byline with Mike Slocum, President of Commercial Banking & Northeast Regional President of our corporate partner Capital One Bank.

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    Gaynor McCown School Honored For Service

    Staten Island School a Leader in Volunteerism, April 20, 2014

    Once again, our Gaynor McCown School in Staten Island is in the news for its culture of service, and for modeling the ethos of the school's namesake: the late NYC Outward Bound Schools board member and education reformer Gaynor McCown.

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    NY1 Covers Learning Expedition at our Channel View School

    School Hosts Sister Expeditionary Learning School, April 9, 2014

    Our Channel View School for Research suffered enormous damage during Hurricane Sandy - and then hosted Casco Bay High, a sister Expeditionary Learning school, for a weeklong collaborative study on the effects of the storm on their Far Rockaway community, which NY1 covered in detail. The study was part of a broader, longterm learning expedition on climate change and energy policy.

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    Atlantic Examines NYCOBS Counselor's Role in Advancing College Access for All

    Through Lens of Counselor Josh Steckel's Former Students, April 2, 2014

    The Atlantic examines the everyday challenges faced by low-income students in getting to college through the lens of college counselor Joshua Steckel's students. Steckel is the author of Hold Fast to Dreams and a college counselor at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies.

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