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Eagle Academy School for Young Men is Less Hispanic, Less Poor than its Surrounding South Bronx Neighborhood

Eagle Academy 6th through 12th grade school in the South Bronx has the most skewed population of students in Tremont’s District 9: fewer English Language Learners and fewer children who qualify for free and reduced lunch than the average.

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To Live, to Breathe, to Dance

Teaching artist Exenia Rocco teaches high school at A. Phillip Randolph students about the art of power, peace and breathing through Latin dance.

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Community in Favor of New Charter School in Wakefield

A Bronx Charter School for Better Learning proposal to open a second school inside J.H.S. 144 on Gunther Avenue next fall faced no public resistance Feb. 9.

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Book Review on Leblanc’s Random Family

Adrian Nicole Leblanc spent a decade reporting on the lives of urban street kids and their families in the South Bronx. It all started in the early 1990s when a clip in Newsday about the trial of a heroin dealer by the name of Boy George grabbed her attention. The trial gave wings to Leblanc’s […]

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