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Saturday, June 07, 2014
By Gwynne Hogan
Seven finalists in a poetry slam for middle schoolers read their work to an audience. “The cloth I wear on my head does not define me,” said one student. “Don’t be scared by my scarf. It covers my hair not my heart.”
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
In the latest installment of the Principal's Office series, SchoolBook talked with Dominick D’Angelo, who has led I.S. 228, on Avenue S in Brooklyn's Gravesend neighborhood, with a business mindset, a byproduct of his earlier career on Wall Street.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
About 15,000 students are in schools relocated to other buildings after storm Sandy. The students at P.S. 288 on Coney Island are adjusting to the new routine. Some said the comfortable coach buses make it feel like a field trip that happens every day.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
By James Kemple
After a mixed review of the "School of One" math instruction at several middle schools, some media outlets pounced on the findings as negative, and declared the program a failure. In this opinion piece, one of the researchers cautions against hasty assessments of educational experiments, arguing that real innovation takes time.