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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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    Author Paul Tough Visits Principals & Board

    December 6, 2012

    Author Paul Tough visited NYC Outward Bound Schools' board members and principals to discuss the role of character in our schools. Tough is the author of the acclaimed book "How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character."

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    BCS Home to 9th Posse Scholar

    December 3, 2012

    Two students from our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies (BCS) have been named Posse Scholars, which awards recipients from under-served backgrounds full-tuition, four-year scholarships plus student support services. BCS student Luis Hernandez will be attending the University of Southern California and Tiye Williams-Kirtley will be attending Lawrence University. BCS has produced 9 Posse Scholars in the last three years, an exceptionally high number particularly for a school of its size.

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    Harlem Times Visits New College Access Room

    November 15, 2012

    Harlem Times' reporter Katherine Deer paid a visit to our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School's new College Access Room (CAR), which was co-funded by school partners Capital One Bank and Heart of America Foundation. The CAR will bolster the school's college readiness programs, which serve a population in which 100% are eligible for free or reduced lunch and 100% of graduating seniors were accepted to college.

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    Forbes' Top 5 List Includes Expeditionary Learning President

    November 9, 2012

    Forbes' released its Top 5 list of innovators working to "change the US for the better." The magazine placed Expeditionary Learning President Scott Hartl on its list for his role in changing the face of education. According to Forbes, "Expeditionary Learning is now poised to become the preeminent curriculum developer and provider of professional development training for teachers looking to meet [Common Core] standards."

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