In response to the murder of George Floyd and subsequent #BlackLivesMatter protests around the world, our network schools have organized several opportunities for their communities to share out and respond.
Read NYC Outward Bound Schools’ organizational response to the May 25 murder of George Floyd and subsequent protests around the nation.
NYC Outward Bound Schools President and CEO Richard Stopol addresses online learning inequities in a letter to The New York Times.
Read an excerpt from “More than Dumplings and Red Envelopes: What happens when we question who is absent in our curriculum,” a piece written for EL Education by Ingrid Wong, a School Designer for NYC Outward Bound Schools.
Gabriella Babskiy, a senior at Leaders High School, a NYC Outward Bound School in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, was featured in a NY1 story about students who are changing their college plans due to COVID-19.
A WABC-TV special highlighted the effort of students and staff at MAELS, a NYC Outward Bound middle school on Staten Island, to combat social isolation at school through their work in Crew and with nonprofit partner, Beyond Differences.
Building a ‘Sense of Community’ Online Among Teachers & Students By: Larry Ferlazzo The following is excerpted from the EdWeek Teacher blog, which is covering the shift to online learning during coronavirus. MELS co-principal Patrick Finley speaks about how Crew is keeping NYC Outward Bound School communities connected despite social distancing. Advisory is a critical […]
This season of the Miseducation podcast, produced by The Hechinger Report in partnership with The Bell, follows students from NYC Outward Bound’s transfer school, James Baldwin. The stories seek to highlight how transfer schools like James Baldwin serve young men and women with different needs than traditional high school students. Listen to the podcast here.