Mayor, First Lady And Chancellor Announce Major School Expansion From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced for the first time in New York City’s history that all students will have access to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and Restorative Justice (RJ) practices and, when needed, earlier intervention from clinical social workers. Continue Reading →

Harlem Urban Academy Laboratory High School Grad Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Jibril Bing (inset), a 2016 graduate of Urban Academy Laboratory High School on the Upper East Side, was today awarded a prestigious Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship (FDGF). Continue Reading →

“Intentionally Integrated” Charter School Approved For 2020 In UWS/Harlem District

A charter school network’s plan to open an “intentionally integrated” middle school in Manhattan’s third school district — which spans the entire Upper West Side and parts of Harlem — will move forward after securing a key state approval.
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