NBC News Shines National Spotlight on Leaders High School Student >

Aprar Hassan is a student at Leaders High School, a NYC Outward Bound School, and the first Muslim girl to compete on the Amateur Athletic Union’s USA National Karate Team. Donning her hijab during competition, Aprar serves as a trailblazer and a role model to many young women of diverse backgrounds. NBC News profiled Aprar […]

Our Teachers are Interviewed by Chalkbeat about The Climate Strike >

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 […]

MELS Co-Principals Share Strategies for Creating an Inclusive School >

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 […]

CEO Richard Stopol Offers Hope for the New School Year >

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.

Brooklyn Collaborative PBATs Celebrated as Alternative to Testing >

PBATs at Brooklyn Collaborative were recently highlighted by Bloomberg as an effective, meaningful, and possibly better alternative to standardized testing.

CEO Richard Stopol addresses diversity in schools in Chalkbeat >

Amid all the controversy around specialized high school admissions, our CEO weighs in on diversity in the city’s public school system and what it takes to create diverse, inclusive, and equitable school communities.

MS 839 Featured on PBS News Hour >

MS 839 principal Michael Perlberg was featured on PBS News Hour discussing how he’s trying to make his middle school more diverse and support school integration in his district.

James Baldwin 2019 Graduation featured in Chalkbeat >

James Baldwin’s 2019 graduation means the beginning of a lot of bright futures.

WHEELS 8th Graders celebrate Middle School graduation on the Today Show! >

The 8th grade class of WHEELS celebrated their middle school graduation live on the Today Show in Rockefeller Plaza!

Launch Walkout on MTV News >

Street shootings are becoming harder to predict and prevent with traditional policing. See how student activists from Launch and community interventionists Save Our Streets Brooklyn are stepping up in their community.