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Meet a New Leader: Taylor Strode >

For over three years, Taylor Strode has served as a member of the New Leaders, NYC Outward Bound School’s junior board that brings together a diverse group of young professionals who support the mission through volunteering and fundraising. Professionally, Taylor works at Dow Jones as the Global Program Manager for Diversity & Inclusion, helping to […]

Brooklyn Collaborative Student-Interns Visit Salesforce >

This year, Brooklyn Collaborative students have had the opportunity to the Salesforce office here in NYC to learn about technology careers, such as information technology and software engineering.

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“Don’t Shut Down My Education” >

On January 17th, 120 students and their teachers stood together in front of the shuttered Jamaica Bay Refuge Visitors Center holding signs that read “Stop the Shutdown, Let us Learn,” and “Save Our Parks.” Several students, who had planned to present their final projects delivered rousing speeches instead to the gathered crowd of teachers, parents, and news media.

MELS students protest at Jamaica Bay >

This January, several MELS classes traveled to Jamaica Bay to protest the government shutdown and highlight the impact it has had on their education.

MELS students protest government shutdown at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge >

About 120 ninth-grade students from MELS, our Network School in Forest Hills, rallied at the shuttered Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center on January 17, 2019, in an effort to raise awareness on how the ongoing federal government shutdown is impacting their education, school and communities as a whole.

Pelham Lab High School: A Select Strategy School >

Meet Jason Wagner, a Principal at Pelham Lab High School in the Bronx, one of our Select Strategy Schools.

Crew Mentors: The Startup Phase >

The first semester of Crew Mentors ended last month and mentors Jharol and Laiba are getting ready for the spring semester. Like any good startup, Crew Mentors “pivoted;” that is, Jharol and Laiba have adjusted their original program plan to better reflect the needs of their “clients.”

CEO Richard Stopol issues a warning about the Disruptor-in-Chief >

CEO Richard Stopol reflects on how the President is disrupting our nation’s public schools in the New York Daily News.

CEO Richard Stopol in the New York Times >

Our fearless leader Richard Stopol is featured once again in The New York Times in a letter to the editor about the importance of a college diploma.

Senator Addabbo Marches With Channel View Seniors During 2018 College March >

State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. participated in our 2018 College March, marching alongside seniors from Channel View.