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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.

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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.

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Hope for the Decade: Three NYC High School Students’ Vision for Climate Justice

Following their participation in the Times Square ball drop on Dec. 31, 2019, Diane Arevalo, Ricardo Herrera and Mayerling Lantigua (more…)

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Chalkbeat highlights WHEELS alumna’s first-person account of college supports >

Chalkbeat recently published a first-person piece written by Karla Arroyo, a WHEELS alum and recent SUNY Old Westbury grad. (more…)

Network Teachers From Across NYC Participate in Knowledge Share >

NYC Outward Bound Schools recently hosted two content-specific meet-ups for teachers across its 13 network schools to provide support and promote the sharing of resources, curriculum and best practices among educators. (more…)

Hope for the Decade: Three NYC High School Students’ Vision for Climate Justice >

Following their participation in the Times Square ball drop on Dec. 31, 2019, Diane Arevalo, Ricardo Herrera and Mayerling Lantigua (more…)

Launch Students Making a Better World >

Launch middle school students partnered with the Campaign Against Hunger to help end hunger during Better World Day.

Geoff and Ginger Worden >

Ginger and Geoff Worden are the recipients of the 2019 Kurt Hahn Award. This is the highest honor that Outward Bound USA bestows, and there are no two individuals who are more deserving.

Sara Boeck Batista: 2019 Klingenstein Teacher Award >

Leaders High School teacher, Sara Boeck Batista, receives National Teaching Award from EL Education

Channel View is Credentialed >

Channel View received EL Education’s national credential for their exemplary practice in each of the three dimensions of student achievement that EL prioritizes: academic performance, high-quality work, and positive character.

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.

Learning to Sail, Swim, and Solo >

Board Member Bonnie Klein interviews James Baldwin student Rebecca about what she learning during her summer sailing course in Maine.

“I got this!” Summer Learning at Cornell University >

Two NYC Outward Bound Schools students who earned scholarships to attend Cornell University this summer share their challenges and triumphs.