Jul
21
2021
Earl Monroe School in the Bronx designs academic curriculum around basketball
In The Press
Earl Monroe New Renaissance School – a brand-new charter school in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx, has a curriculum built entirely around basketball. Watch the video on News 12 Bronx.
Jul
19
2021
A Plan from the Heart: How Genesee Community Charter School Brings a Systematic Approach to Whole Child Education
In The Press
Genesee Community Charter School, located on the campus of the Rochester Museum & Science Center in Rochester, New York, exists to help a diverse student body to develop intellectual rigor, respect for diversity, and a sense of responsibility to the ...
Jun
10
2021
AG Letitia James speaks at in-person 5th grade graduation in Brooklyn
In The Press
New York Attorney General Letitia James spoke at an in-person graduation for fifth graders at Community Partnership Charter School Thursday. Derrick Dunlap, the principal of the school, says the past year was tough for students and staff. He says it was ...
Jun
08
2021
Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy sends first ever graduating class off to college
In The Press
And the high school seniors are off! But not without some swag. Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy (BELA) Charter School, an all-girls high school on Stuyvesant Avenue, held a “college shower” on Monday for their seniors, the first graduating ...
May
16
2021
Tiempo: Entire senior class at International Leadership Charter High School accepted into college
In The Press
Plus, the entire senior class at a high school in the Bronx got accepted into college. Ninety percent of those students are Latino and so many of those students represent the first generation in their family to attend college. The school, the ...
Apr
23
2021
New Roots recognized nationally as Green Ribbon school
In The Press
Ithaca’s New Roots Charter School has been deemed a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, celebrating its “school curriculum, culture and practices.” New Roots is one of just 33 schools chosen for the honor nationwide. Read the full ...
Mar
08
2021
‘More Great Seats for Kids’ Newsletter: Parent Perspective on Reopening
In The Press, Institute News
Dear School Leader, Throughout this past year we’ve talked at length about (and celebrated) the herculean efforts by our school leaders to ensure continuity of learning amid a historic crisis. The transition to remote learning last spring. Technology and ...
Mar
03
2021
KIPP NYC teacher creates COVID curriculum
In The Press
A Zoom class is sharing information about COVID-19 and vaccines for Bronx students at KIPP NYC College Prep High School. Science teacher Michael Becker developed a curriculum for his environmental science class to learn more about the vaccine and the ...
Mar
01
2021
International Leadership Charter High School launches vaccination campaign
In The Press
International Leadership Charter High School launches vaccination campaign to encourage all members of the community to get shots in the arm. Watch the video on the school’s website.
Feb
16
2021
‘More Great Seats for Kids’ Newsletter: Future of Schooling
In The Press, Institute News
Dear School Leader, Eleven challenging months. Those glimmers of hope and optimism we’ve been looking for? We see them. Vaccination eligibility is expanding, cases are dropping, and more school buildings are on the cusp of reopening in NYC. While there ...