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    CBS Evening News Talks Race Relations with BCS Students

    December 10, 2014

    In the heated environment that has followed the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, students from our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies offered CBS Evening News a refreshingly complex and thoughtful look at race relations and policing.

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    Daily News Ranks WHEELS #20 in Best Schools List

    October 15, 2014

    The New York Daily News published its list of the City's top 60 high schools, and our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School was in the top 1/3 of schools named at #20.

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    InsideSchools Review Lauds BCS

    October 3, 2014

    NYC schools reviewer InsideSchools lauds our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies for its outstanding college readiness programs, individualized approach to learning, restorative justice practices, and ability to meet the needs of a significantly high number of students who receive special education services.

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    PBS American Graduate Day Features Our Crew Program

    September 30, 2014

    PBS' American Graduate Day featured NYC Outward Bound Schools' Crew program as a model for developing strong adult-student relationships. Crew Advisor Craig Dorsi and student Nubia Blake of our Channel View School for Research were featured alongside NYCOBS alum Meg Riordan of our partner in teaching, Expeditionary Learning.

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    OutdoorFest Promotes Our Climbing Wall

    September 16, 2014

    OutdoorFest reviewed our unique climbing wall, which is the tallest in the City, includes 5 routes, and helps support free climbing for students who attend our network of public schools.

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    Chancellor Farina Visits March Avenue School

    September 8, 2014

    New York City Schools Chancellor paid our Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School a visit on the first day of school. She was particularly impressed by Marsh's use of Crew, noting that it provides "academic, social and emotional support in a nurturing environment."

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    DNAInfo Lauds Retiring Principal Alyce Barr

    June 23, 2014

    DNA Info bids a fond farewell to the visionary principal of our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies: Alyce Barr, who founded BCS and guided the innovative school for years.

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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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