Becoming an Overcomer >

Channel View senior Giselle reflects on her journey from a nervous freshman to a student leader.

MAELS Students develop app to monitor Staten Island deer population >

A team of students from MAELS won second place in a citywide hackathon competition for a proposed mobile app that focuses on reducing the booming deer population on Staten Island.

What Crew Means to Me >

This winter, students from across our network of schools submitted original photography capturing what Crew means to them. Check out their incredible photos and portraits here!

From Science to Art, US Teachers Educate Students on Climate Change >

Beth Mowry, a teacher at Brooklyn Collaborative, recently talked about the importance of teaching climate change as part of her science curriculum.

A Learning Expedition to the UN >

This winter, Kurt Hahn students visited the United Nations to learn more about ending and preventing genocide around the world.

CEO Richard Stopol Reflects on the College Admissions Scandal >

President & CEO Richard Stopol Reflects on the recent college admissions scandal.

“An Open Letter to My Colleagues” >

Jessica Sasko, Director of College Supports, reflects on the recent college admissions bribery and fraud scandal in an open letter to her colleagues.

The Great Read at Brooklyn Collaborative >

During the Brooklyn Collaborative’s Great Read, all students, teachers, and staff–including security guards, custodians, and lunchroom workers–read the same book: “This is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration,” by National Book Award Winner and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jacqueline Woodson. This March, the author came to visit!

WHEELS Students’ portraits help ‘STEM’ the tide of overlooked female pioneers >

In honor of Women’s History Month, portraits of five women of color, some of which were created by WHEELS students who were pioneers in what today is known as “STEM” will be displayed around town on the city’s free Wi-Fi kiosks. 

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From Brooklyn to Adirondacks >

Course Instructor Shannon Gilmore captured his experiences working with our teens to build character and develop leadership in this original poem.