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BCS in the News

Brooklyn Collaborative is proud to have its staff and students recognized by news media. Read below for articles written about or by people associated with our school.

October 2020
Why is voting important? A Brooklyn Collaborative student shares her experience (NYC Outward Bound)

September 2019
NYC Schools find out last-minute: field trips to Global Climate Strike aren’t allowed (Chalkbeat)

Candice’s crew on EL Education website
EL published a crew best practices video after they came last year to film Candice’s crew – check out the video!

July 2019
Testing craze is fading in US Schools. Good. Here’s what’s next (Bloomberg)

March 2019
From Science to Art, US Teachers Educate Students on Climate Change (Truthout)

November 2018
Love is the key: B’klyn honors Morgan for his good worksopens PDF file (NY Daily News)

March 2018
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to hold gun control rally as students walk out over school shootings (NY Daily News)
Transgender Teachers, Long Isolated, Are Finding Strength in Numbers (WBUR News)

August 2017
5 school health clinics in Brooklyn saved for one more year (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
Four SUNY Downstate School-Based Health Centers will remain open for another year (BKLYNER)

July 2017
opens in a new windowScenarios USA – Authentic short films from Brooklyn’s youth (BRIC TV)

June 2017:
opens in a new windowThere are ways to make schools more diverse (am New York)
City pushes to make LGBT students comfortable in class (News12 Brooklyn)

March 2017:
opens in a new windowCity pols urge de Blasio to keep city kids cool by installing air conditioning in all schools (NY Daily News)

December 2016:
Students Around City Lead March to Submit College Applications (NY1)

November 2016:
Brooklyn high school Robotics club hosts demo Sunday at Park Slope book store (NY1)

October 2016:
opens in a new windowBroadway Books upper class with Gregory Jbara (Follow Your Bliss blog)

June 2016:
opens in a new windowExceptional graduates: Brooklyn teen turns challenges into environmental activism, acceptance into Cornell (NY1)

May 2016:
opens in a new windowShow you know it: Scenes from a performance-based high school (SparkAction)

April 2016:
opens in a new windowABC 7 NY Special: Protect Our Children: Coping, Stress, & Moving Forward (ABC7)

March 2016:
opens in a new windowMissing my mom – her positive values are ingrained in me (YC Teen)

January/February 2016:
opens in a new windowNYC Teen Writers Tackle Gender Dynamics (The Brian Lehrer Show)

Inside Schools Review (revised Sept 2014):
opens in a new windowBrooklyn Collaborative is an “insideschools pick” and an “insideschools pick for Special Education.”

December 2015:
opens in a new windowStudents march to mail out college applications (News 12 Brooklyn)
opens in a new windowHigh school seniors march their college applications to post office (Mashable)
opens in a new windowCollege application process ends with fanfare for high school seniors (NY1)
opens in a new windowStudents march their college applications to Post Office (Brooklyn Downtown Star)

Four videos about the College March:
opens in a new windowBrooklyn Collaborative’s #CollegeMarch on News 12opens VIDEO file (Brooklyn News 12)
opens in a new windowRoger Clark gives overview of College Marchopens VIDEO file (NY1)
opens in a new windowStudents and Richard Stopol, President and CEO of NYC Outward Bound (NY1)
opens in a new windowStudents and Scill Chan, Principal of BCS (NY1)

January 2015:
opens in a new windowBill Gates is revolutionizing how history is taught and we went to a poor NYC high school to see it in action (Business Insider)
opens in a new windowMyLibraryNYC program opens up endless possibilities for cash-strapped schools (UFT)

December 2014:
opens in a new windowStudents see hope for future of race relations (CBS News)

September 2014:
opens in a new windowSo Bill Gates Has This Idea for a History Classopens PDF file  (NY Times)
opens in a new windowLizbeth Lucero discusses climate changeopens AUDIO file (Many Shades of Green)
DOE Doesn’t Keep Track of Guidance Counselor to Student Ratioopens PDF file  (NY1)
opens in a new windowNot the usual suspects: Our middle school picks (Inside Schools)

June 2014:
opens in a new windowFounding principal bids farewell to Carroll Gardens School (DNAinfo)

May 2014:
opens in a new windowTeens conduct month-long study of the immigrant experience (NY1)

January 2014:
opens in a new windowStudents at special city high school celebrate completion of internship program (NY1)
opens in a new windowBCS internship program changes futures (Brooklyn Eagle)
opens in a new windowStudents celebrate internships at Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies (Chalkbeat NY)

December 2013:
BCS student Ian Moses  opens in a new windowblogs about Brooklyn Boatworks opens in a new windowJaida Onofre does too!

November 2013: opens in a new window
Big History teacher Scott Henstrand on the MindShift blog
 (11/13/13)

May 2013:
opens in a new windowRosario Scolaro’s (BCS ’13) story in the Huffington Post entitled “Dating a Bad Boy: ‘He was a Mistake I’m Glad I Made'” (5/4/13)