Staten Island Advance included Gaynor McCown’s College March in its “In Class” column, which highlights the activities Staten Island students are engaged in both inside and outside the classroom. Read the article.
The Bronx Times mentioned the Community School for Social Justice’s first ever College March in its year-end coverage. Read the article.
Queens Chronicle shared a post highlighting the College March at MELS in Forest Hills and Channel View in Rockaway Beach. Read the article.
Reporter Alison Kase, the parent of two Channel View students who participated in the College March, takes an in-depth look at the annual tradition and what makes it special, not only for seniors but for underclassmen as well. Read the article on The Wave.
On Friday, December 13, News 12: The Bronx visited the Community School for Social Justice in the South Bronx to help commemorate the school’s very first College March. See the full clip on news12.com.
Each year, several EL Education schools participate in the College March, helping to grow the tradition across the country. This year, World of Inquiry School’s College March, which took place in Rochester, NY, was featured on NY1. Watch the video on NY1.
On Friday, December 13, News 12: Brooklyn visited Leaders High School in Bensonhurst, capturing the excitement of the 2019 College March. See the full clip on news12.com.
Portland, Maine’s WGME-TV featured Casco Bay High School’s seventh annual College March on the local news. Casco Bay High School is an EL Education school. Watch the full clip on WGME.com.
State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. participated in our 2018 College March, marching alongside seniors from Channel View.
On Friday, December 14th, 2018, uptown City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez rolled with WHEELS’ College March.
Rockaway’s The Wave joined Channel View for our 8th Annual College March on December 14th.
Harlem World encourages its readers to join the College March “from Hollywood to Uptown.”
Harborside Academy, and EL school in Kenosha, WI, celebrated the nationwide College March on Thursday 15 as a symbolic representation of taking the necessary steps for their future.
Edutopia education writer Laura McKenna writes about WHEELS and how our To & Through College program is supporting students who will be the first in their families to go to college.
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato participated in the College March at Channel View, while State Sen. Joe Addabbo, Jr. marched with MELS’ senior class in Forest Hills.
“As you begin this next journey in your life, do not forget all the people who helped you get to where you are today,” Sen. Addabbo said at the 2017 College March.
Fellow students, teachers, community members and a marching band were part of the festivities as they cheered on Channel View seniors at this year’s College March in the Rockaways.
Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato joined the Channel View School for Research this past year for the 7th annual College March.
At the seventh annual College March hosted by NYC Outward Bound, more than 100 soon-to-be graduates from MELS in Forest Hills marched from the school to a postal truck to send their college applications. The students were cheered on by family members, school faculty and the junior class, who will participate in the march next year.
Seniors across our network marched their college application to their local post office as part of the 7th Annual College March.
As part of the 7th Annual College March, seniors at The Kurt Hahn School marched their college applications to their local post office, cheered on by their community.
NY1 reporter Shannah Ferry reports on NYC Outward Bound Schools 2016 College March at our Channel View school in Far Rockaway.
Roger Clark, NY1 morning show reporter, spends the day at NYC Outward Bound Schools’ College March at our Brooklyn Collaborative school. In addition to this piece which ran every hour throughout the afternoon, he also shot to segments that ran live at 7AM and 8AM.
74 Channel View juniors not only got to see a free performance of Hamilton but select students got to perform their original rap, song or monologue on stage.
Online powerhouse Mashable delves deep and wide into our College March, which has become a growing, nationwide ritual that celebrates the perseverance of seniors as they navigate their college readiness and application process.
NY1’s morning show host Roger Clark spent his day at our school Brooklyn Collaborative (BCS), where he hosted two live segments – one with students from BCS and Leaders, as well as our President Richard Stopol; and a second with students from BCS & MELS as well as BCS Principal Scill Chan. After filming the morning segments, he continued to follow the day’s events and compiled them into a full segment, which ran throughout the day.
Education Week’s Learning Deeply series devoted an entire week of blogs to the topic of college success, and to the College March. The blogs were penned by educators from across the EL Education networks. EL Education is our partner in teaching.
Actress Gabrielle Union praised our College March on the Los Angeles-based hit radio show Big Boy, as well as the deep involvement and support for the March by our partner Capital One Bank. Union has appeared in leading roles opposite Will Smith, Jamie Foxx and Marin Lawrence, and is well known for roles in many movies including Bring It On and Think Like a Man. She is a graduate of UCLA.
Harlem World Magazine published several photos from WHEELS’ College March in Washington Heights, including shots of employee volunteers and executives from our longtime March partner Capital One Bank. The College March originated at WHEELS.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle returned to our College March, this time at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. Both their print and video stories cover the March in great detail.
Manhattan Times visited our College March at WHEELS, which is where the March originated. It’s the third time the publication has covered the March and the generous support of our College March partner Capital One Bank.
For the third in a row, NY1 visited our College March at the Gaynor McCown School in New Springville, Staten Island. The outlet interviewed the school’s valedictorian and salutatorian, who celebrated the March for its ability to bring “everyone together to accomplish one goal.”
News 12 Brooklyn returned yet again to our College March – this time at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies, which was holding its first ever College March. This year, BCS is striving for a 100% college acceptance rate – and will likely hit it.
For the third year in a row, NY1 visited our College March – this time at Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. They interviewed students who will be first-generation college-goers and heard how well BCS prepares them for their academic futures.
The Rockaway Times covered Channel View School for Research’s College March, where students were addressed by Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and executives from our College March partner Capital One Bank.
News 12 Bronx returned to our College March at Validus Preparatory Academy in the South Bronx. Student Greicy Wong remarked “All the work I’ve put into these four years are finally paying off.”
Local Brooklyn outlet Bensonhurst Bean previewed our Leaders Schools’ upcoming College March, which happens December 12 at 12pm on the Lafayette Campus in Bensonurst.