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“Don’t Shut Down My Education”

On January 17th, 120 students and their teachers stood together in front of the shuttered Jamaica Bay Refuge Visitors Center holding signs that read “Stop the Shutdown, Let us Learn,” and “Save Our Parks.” Several students, who had planned to present their final projects delivered rousing speeches instead to the gathered crowd of teachers, parents, and news media.

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WHEELS Students get a behind-the-scenes look at the New York Times.

This February, students from WHEELS, our Network School in Washington Heights, had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit a New York institution: the New York Times office in Times Square.

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CEO Richard Stopol Reflects on the College Admissions Scandal

President & CEO Richard Stopol Reflects on the recent college admissions scandal.

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CEO Richard Stopol Reflects on the College Admissions Scandal >

President & CEO Richard Stopol Reflects on the recent college admissions scandal.

“An Open Letter to My Colleagues” >

Jessica Sasko, Director of College Supports, reflects on the recent college admissions bribery and fraud scandal in an open letter to her colleagues.

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The Great Read at Brooklyn Collaborative >

During the Brooklyn Collaborative’s Great Read, all students, teachers, and staff–including security guards, custodians, and lunchroom workers–read the same book: “This is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration,” by National Book Award Winner and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jacqueline Woodson. This March, the author came to visit!

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From Brooklyn to Adirondacks >

Course Instructor Shannon Gilmore captured his experiences working with our teens to build character and develop leadership in this original poem.

WHEELS Students get a behind-the-scenes look at the New York Times. >

This February, students from WHEELS, our Network School in Washington Heights, had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit a New York institution: the New York Times office in Times Square.

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Meet a New Leader: Taylor Strode >

For over three years, Taylor Strode has served as a member of the New Leaders, NYC Outward Bound School’s junior board that brings together a diverse group of young professionals who support the mission through volunteering and fundraising. Professionally, Taylor works at Dow Jones as the Global Program Manager for Diversity & Inclusion, helping to […]

Brooklyn Collaborative Student-Interns Visit Salesforce >

This year, Brooklyn Collaborative students have had the opportunity to the Salesforce office here in NYC to learn about technology careers, such as information technology and software engineering.

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“Don’t Shut Down My Education” >

On January 17th, 120 students and their teachers stood together in front of the shuttered Jamaica Bay Refuge Visitors Center holding signs that read “Stop the Shutdown, Let us Learn,” and “Save Our Parks.” Several students, who had planned to present their final projects delivered rousing speeches instead to the gathered crowd of teachers, parents, and news media.

Pelham Lab High School: A Select Strategy School >

Meet Jason Wagner, a Principal at Pelham Lab High School in the Bronx, one of our Select Strategy Schools.

Crew Mentors: The Startup Phase >

The first semester of Crew Mentors ended last month and mentors Jharol and Laiba are getting ready for the spring semester. Like any good startup, Crew Mentors “pivoted;” that is, Jharol and Laiba have adjusted their original program plan to better reflect the needs of their “clients.”