Transforming Schools, Changing Lives.

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Through our unique approach to teaching and learning, we bring out the best in students, teachers, and school leaders throughout New York City.

Our educational approach joins together demanding and engaging learning, community, and character in ways that lead to high achievement for all. We bring this approach to over 70 NYC public schools a year, including a network of schools we operate in partnership with the city’s Department of Education.

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of our 2018 network school graduates were accepted to college

Network Schools

Our Network Schools primarily serve students from under-resourced communities. They prepare students for success in college, careers, and citizenship while simultaneously redefining what educational excellence can look like in our city’s public schools.

Scaling Our Work

We bring our most effective and replicable practices to a growing number of public schools and youth-serving organizations outside of our network through our Adventure and Team Building programs and our Select Strategies professional learning services.

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Featured Stories

Expanding College Access

Students in our Network Schools are graduating at incredible rates, 14 percentage points higher than the citywide average. But we know that high school graduation is just one step on the path to su...

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A Taste of College

Nirmeen and Wen Zhen go to two different NYC Outward Bound Schools, but this summer they had the same strategy: take advantage of the...

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WHEELS College March featured in Edutopia

Edutopia education writer Laura McKenna writes about WHEELS and how our To & Through College program is supportin...

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