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    President Stopol: Ready for the Common Core?

    Opinion Piece for Philanthropy New York Blog, December 19, 2013

    Is New York on track for implementing the Common Core? Our President Richard Stopol shares his thoughts in this opinion piece for the Education Funders Research Initiative blog, a project of Philanthropy New York.

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    ABC 7 Fan of College March Tradition

    December 18, 2013

    For the 2nd year in a row, WABC dropped by our College Application March - this time at our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) - and expressed appreciation for what has become our annual tradition.

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    Kurt Hahn School Structures A Model for Teachers?

    Article Calls Student-Led Conferences "Centerpiece of Student Advisory Structure" , December 14, 2013

    UFT Vice President for Academic High Schools Janella Hinds opinion piece in NY Teacher explores many of our Kurt Hahn School's school structures, such as student-led conferences, and invites teachers to "consider how the Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School in East Flatbush advances teaching and learning and shared voice."

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    NY1 Visits Washington Heights College March

    A Celebratory Atmosphere at WHEELS, December 14, 2013

    NY1 paid a visit to our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS), where seniors marched their college applications to a US post office drop for the 3rd year in a row.

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    Manhattan Times Lauds College March

    Article Also Explores Capital One Partnership at WHEELS, December 13, 2013

    Manhattan Times article explores the impact, history and scope of our College Application March, which originated at our school WHEELS in Washington Heights. The article also underscores the importance of our college march partnership with Capital One Bank.

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    News 12 Bronx Visits Validus Prep's March

    December 13, 2013

    News 12 Bronx visited our Validus Preparatory Academy's 2nd annual College Application March on the Bathgate campus in the South Bronx.

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    News 12 Brooklyn Visits Leaders' March

    December 13, 2013

    News 12 Brooklyn reported live from our Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders' 2nd annual College Application March in Bensonhurst Brooklyn.

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    Staten Island Advance Visits McCown March

    December 13, 2013

    The Staten Island Advance visited our Gaynor McCown School's College Application March, where it captured the "cheers... shouts and whoops" of younger students who turned out to cheer the marching seniors on. Also in attendance was the supportive student body of our Marsh Avenue middle school.

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    Giving Library Features NYC Outward Bound Schools

    December 3, 2013

    The Giving Library, a curated video archive for philanthropists in search of worthy non-profits, produced this video about our work, our mission, our history, and our achievements.

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    NY1's Road to City Hall: Our Principals' Panel

    November 14, 2013

    NY1 invited NYC Outward Bound Schools principals Alyce Barr, Matt Brown and Brett Kimmel to discuss education issues as Mayor Bloomberg's administration closes out its term and educators prepare for the new deBlasio administration. The panel was recorded live from downtown Manhattan's Talking Transitions tent.

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President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address highlighted WHEELS senior Estiven Rodriguez's academic success story, as well as our College Application March. Read all the press here.

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