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Ready for School, Nowhere to Go

The benefits of good after-school programs are well known for those kids whose parents aren’t yet home from work. But at many schools like Brownsville’s P.S. 446, before-school programs are needed too.

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Brownsville Youth Court and the Teens Who Run it

Brownsville is often called the highest crime neighborhood in New York City. But one youth justice program is having a positive effect on the teens that come through it and those that run it.

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What Makes Charter Schools So Successful? This Brooklyn Principal Is On A Mission To Find Out

Neil J. McNeill Jr., principal of the Middle School for Art and Philosophy in Brooklyn, is on a mission to find out why charter schools are so successful.

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A Tale of Two Districts

New York is a city of contrasts. The richest families live only a subway ride away from the poorest, but the income gap is the largest in the country.

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