New York City’s online guide for college bound students features four videos produced by our own CUNY Crew students. Topics covered into academic persistence, transferring to a four-year college, and belonging in college.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.