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.

Launch students walkout to support gun control featured on NY1 >

Launch students staged a walkout, sending a clear message: gun violence must end.

Launch Walkout to End Gun Violence featured on Fox 5 >

Wearing orange t-shirts and carrying signs that read “Guns are the death of us” and “Bullets don’t pay favorites,” hundreds of 7th and 8th grade students from Launch hit the streets Friday morning to raise awareness of gun violence.

Students across US stage walkout for Gun Violence Awareness Day >

Seventh and eighth graders from Launch started their walkout at 10:30 a.m. and ended in Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn, where they gave speeches and performances.

‘Guns Crush and Shatter Dreams’: Students Stage Walkout to Protest Gun Violence >

Friday, June 7th, marked the third year that more than 200 middle schoolers at Launch walked out to raise awareness of the impact of gun violence on young people in the neighborhood. Read the coverage in Bklyner.