Our teachers from M.S. 839 and Brooklyn Collaborative share how using the real-world as part of the curriculum can be tricky. Click here to read what they have to say. At our schools, students engage in Fieldwork, which is distinct from Field Trips. Fieldwork is real-world learning which is integral to the curriculum, explores all […]
Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning Schools (MELS) Co-Principals, Patrick Finley and Damon McCord, share four strategies for creating an inclusive school community in their OP-Ed published in Education Dive. MELS is one of the most diverse public schools in New York City and is helping all of its students achieve at high levels. Read their Op-Ed to […]
President & CEO Richard Stopol shares a recipe for educational excellence in the New York Daily News that if put into practice can help all students succeed, regardless of background or circumstance. Read his Op-Ed to learn more.
For the past decade, The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation has been partnering with NYC Outward Bound Schools to help us bring out the best in New York City’s public school students, teachers and school leaders.
As Board Chair, and later on as a board member, Bill helped pave the way for us to grow from an organization that provides programs to a handful of NYC public schools, to one that operates a network of public schools, supports our students to and through college, and brings our educational practices to over 70 NYC public schools a year.