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Achievement First News Highlights

2014

Fox 5 New York
Brooklyn High School Students Build Robots 
10/9/14

New York Daily News
Kids in Tough Brooklyn Neighborhoods Getting World-Class STEM Education
10/7/14 

NBC Connecticut
Making the Grade: AF Amistad High
9/17/14

One Day Magazine
What's Best for Kids 
8/28/14 

Education Week
Camp Inspires Middle School Students to Design App that Helps Charities 
8/15/14

New Haven Register
School Administrators Take Their Turn to Graduate in New Haven
6/26/14 

New Haven Register
New Haven Classmates at AF Amistad High Will Attend Yale
6/8/14

Chalkbeat New York
Years after Common Core's Arrival, Reading Overhauls Continue at Top Charter Networks
6/2/14 

News 8
New Haven Student's Improbable Path to Yale
5/21/14 

NBC Connecticut
Fair Haven Teen Headed to Yale
5/21/14

Hartford Courant
U.S. News' 20 Best High Schools in Connecticut
4/24/14 

NBC Connecticut
Elm City College Prep Makes Learning Fun
3/12/14 

Chalkbeat New York
Charter School CEOs Head to New York for Advice on Running Networks 
3/6/14 

New Haven Independent 
Toni Harp & "Toni Harp" Take History's Stage
3/3/14

NBC Connecticut
Mayor Visits Amistad Academy
2/28/14

WZMX
Founding Principal Benjamin Cruse Discusses AF Summit Middle
2/12/14 

Epoch Times
Rents Could Cost New York Charter Schools Students' Success
1/31/14 

NBC Connecticut
New Middle School to Open in Hartford This Summer
1/29/14

New Haven Independent
City's Charter Network Hires San Francisco Firm to Design The K-8 Public School of the Future
1/23/14

News 12
Wolf Conservatory Center's Arctic Wolf Visits Achievement First Crown Heights Middle School
1/17/14 

2013

News 12
AF Endeavor Elementary Reading Role Model Day 
(Password: noexcuses)
12/20/13 

Betabeat
Brooklyn High Schoolers Learn to Code
12/13/13

News 8
Touching Display of Sportsmanship at State Cross Country Meet
10/31/13

ABC 6
Providence Mayoral Academy Celebrates Successful Opening
10/25/13

WPRO
Ribbon Cutting Held at New Mayoral Academy
10/25/13

News 12
Some Bridgeport Students Take Dads to Class
10/17/13

GothamSchools
Achievement First Parents Are Among Network's New Teachers
9/24/13 

Providence Journal
Achievement First Transforms Providence Middle School into 'Warm Strict, Warm Demanding' Charter
9/7/13

NBC Connecticut
Making the Grade: Alexandria Blackwood
9/4/13

News 12
New Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Middle School and Elementary School Students Get Early Start
8/15/13

New Haven Register
Common Core Gives Gift of Clarity, Feedback
6/5/13

News 8
Charter School Celebrates All Seniors Going to College
5/29/13

Daily Challenge
Brooklyn Students Celebrate Their Achievement at Senior Signing Day
5/24/13

Providence Journal
Good Charter-School News
4/23/13

Providence Journal
Two Charter Schools Given Go-Ahead
4/10/13

New Haven Independent
Obama Joins MLK on Dixwell
3/21/13

Providence Journal
Trying to Get In
3/10/13

Providence en Español
Achievement First celebra su primera lotería
3/8/13

Providence Journal
City Children Hit it Big in Lottery for New Achievement First School
3/5/13

Rhode Island Public Radio
Charter School Applications Rise 20 Percent
3/5/13

WPRI
1,150 vied for 176 charter school seats
3/4/13

The Valley Breeze Newspapers
Achievement First Selects 176 Students From 1,150 Applicants
3/4/13

Providence Journal
Mayoral Academy to Open in Perry School
3/2/13

The Valley Breeze Newspapers
Providence City Council Approves New Facility for Achievement First
2/26/13

The Valley Breeze Newspapers
Achievement First Names Morgan Carter Principal
2/19/13

Cranston Herald (and sister paper Warwick Beacon)
Deadline Approaching for Mayoral Academy Applicants
2/13/13

Providence Journal
Providence Charter School Hires Principal
2/12/13

Providence En Español
Achievement First se suma al distrito escolar de Providence
2/8/13

WPRI
Achievement First to Spend $10M Renovating Closed Providence School
2/7/13

The Valley Breeze Newspapers
Achievement First Sees Big Surge in Applications
2/5/13

PBS NewsHour
A Checklist to Keep Good Teachers in the Classroom
2/4/13  

PBS NewsHour
Improving Achievement with Focus on Scholarly Expectations
2/4/13

WPRO-FM
"Achievement First" Public Charter Schools Coming to Rhode Island
2/3/13

Connecticut Post
D-o-g Helps Kids with Reading, Self-Esteem
1/22/13

NBC Connecticut
Making the Grade: Achievement First Hartford High
1/17/13

2012

Hartford Courant
Gateses Give Hartford School Efforts A $5 Million Boost
12/5/12

New Haven Independent
Charter School Earns Distinction
12/1/12

SchoolBook
Students Use Debate to Master the Issues
10/17/12

Fast Company
Charter Schools Charge Forth Finding Innovation in Education
10/15/12

Slate
Can Public Schools Really Change?
9/27/12

Hartford Courant
At Charter School, it's Achievement First and Foremost
9/17/12

NBC Connecticut
Making the Grade: Amistad Academy
8/29/12

New York Post
Thousands of Charter School Kids across the City Return to Class
8/21/12

Connecticut Post
First Day of School at Achievement First
8/17/12

The New York Times
Using Video to Teach Washington Teachers
8/15/12

New Haven Register
High Expectations as Students Return to New Haven's Elm City College Prep Elementary
8/13/12

Christian Science Monitor
Back to School: How to Measure a Good Teacher
8/12/12

New Haven Register
Summer Learning Goes High-tech at New Haven's Amistad Academy
7/25/12

GothamSchools
For Some Charters, 2012 Reading Test Gains Began with a Struggle

7/18/12

New Haven Independent
Lacrosse Goes Urban
6/11/12

Connecticut Post
Achievement First Shows off Improvements
5/31/12

New Haven Register
Seniors at Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven Announce School Picks
5/24/12

Connecticut Post
Keila Torres Ocasio: Be 'The Man' to Your Kid
5/6/12

New Haven Independent 
Future Principal Tackles Hallway Hangouts
5/2/12

New Haven Register
She's the First Student from AF Amistad High Accepted to Yale
4/26/12 

New Haven Independent
"Future Leaders" Groomed for Principal Jobs
4/10/12

New Haven Register
New Grading System at New Haven's AF Amistad High School Has Student Writing Improving
3/22/12

The Hartford Courant
Hartford School Board Approves Expanding Achievement First Charter School to Grades 9-12
1/18/12

WNYC
Teachers Trade Tips on Teaching MLK
1/13/12

2008

Hartford Courant
It's Cool to Learn
10/20/2008

2007

The New York Times
Students at Risk? He Can Help. He's Been There.
05/06/2007

Connecticut Magazine
Straight A's
04/23/2007

2006

The New York Times Magazine
What it Takes to Make a Student
11/26/2006

Teacher Magazine
Greater Expectations
05/01/2006

2004

 
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