On the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, WABC reporter Art McFarland returned to our Channel View School for Research, which was shut down after the hurricane. He reports on how the school and students are faring, including the school’s new partnership for rebuilding with Habitat for Humanity.
Staten Island Advance explores our Gaynor McCown School’s “Intensives,” in which students study one subject in great depth for a week. One intensive, Passport to Adventure, Passport to Adventure, included a visit with long-distance swimmer Dyana Nyad; the intensive’s goals included learning the importance of risk, challenge and discovery, and building teamwork and leadership skills.
Principal Brett Kimmel of our Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School is today’s subject of Fox News’ Good Day New York. Kimmel shares his beliefs on what it takes to make a great public school.