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  • Jun 26, 2019

    A Teacher’s Reflection: Pride and Identity

    Megan Bearden is an associate dean of students at AF Brooklyn High School. As we continue to celebrate our seniors this week, Megan reflects on one of her student’s journey and shares the importance of creating welcoming spaces for all students in school.  We have this event called “Senior Signing Day” where our seniors declare […]

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  • Jun 05, 2019

    “Express Yourself”: A Scholar’s Story

    For Amistad Academy Elementary’s Black History Month assembly, fourth-grader Paije performed a powerful spoken word poem that she wrote herself. We had a chance to catch up with her and learn more. Tell me about yourself. What is your favorite part about school? I’m in fourth grade. I like to perform. I like to be […]

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  • May 23, 2019

    Meet Our Brooklyn Fifth Grade Scholars

    Kevin, Kaitlyn, and Leo are fifth graders at AF North Brooklyn Prep Middle School. They shared their favorite things about school, advice, and future aspirations!   Thank for chatting, scholars! Tell us about yourselves. Kevin: I’m Kevin. I like to have fun, but I also try to do my best and get good grades. For fun, […]

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  • May 15, 2019

    Standing Up For What They Believe In: Meet the 4 Girls Who Led a New Haven Walkout

    Nearly the entire student body at Elm City College Prep Middle engaged in a walkout to protest a recent police-involved shooting in the neighborhood and to speak out against violence in the community. It all started with four eighth-grade girls. Every school day, they spend their free period in a conference room to talk about […]

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  • Apr 24, 2019

    Behind the Results: A Scholar’s Story

    In the fall, Michelle learned her hard work paid off—she grew 3 levels in ELA and 2 levels in math on last year’s state test. We sat down with her to hear more. Tell us about yourself. My name is Michelle, and I’m in ninth grade. I like to hang out with my friends and […]

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  • Apr 10, 2019

    “Be Confident in What You Do”: A Scholar’s Story

    We sat down with Breanna, a 6th grader at Achievement First Hartford Summit Middle to learn more about her and her growth in school. Tell us about yourself. I’m 12 years old. I like movies, shoes, and school. My favorite subject is math because it’s easy and fun! What is your favorite thing about going […]

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  • Mar 20, 2019

    “I’ve Grown A Lot”: A Scholar’s Story

    Tysheem, an 11th grader at AF University Prep High, shares how patience and hard work have helped him grow. Tell us about yourself. I’m a junior at AF University Prep High School, and I play on the boys’ varsity basketball team. What is your favorite part of school? I like the community aspect—it’s family-oriented and […]

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  • Mar 13, 2019

    Greenfield Expedition: Young Entrepreneurs

    What do the Cupid Boys and Shining Diamonds have in common? They’re teams from AF Linden Middle School, a Greenfield school. Several times a year, students have the opportunity to explore a field they’re interested in, like business, and take trips into the community to learn more about that field. This expedition started off in […]

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