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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.

April 2024

“My Students Are Already Active Citizens” Expeditionary Learning for a Better World”

December 2023

Brooklyn’s High School Seniors Shine in Annual College and Career March

Students at Brooklyn Collaborative Studies march through neighborhood to celebrate post-graduation plans

October 2023
Joshua Williams (Class of 2024) interned and grew this seed project with BCS Inspiring Minds Afterschool Program

August 2023
PEN America’s article and video featuring Brooklyn Collaborative

July 2023
BCS is praised for inclusive practices

June 2023
“My Students Are Already Active Citizens”: Expeditionary Learning for a Better World

May 2023
BCS is named top 5 public middle school in Brooklyn

April 2023
Student reflections on the competency-based tier system at Brooklyn Collaborative

December 2021
Brooklyn high school seniors send thank you notes for help with college application process

November 2021
We are NYC principals. Middle schools shouldn’t be forced to offer the SHSAT.

May 2021
From the dinner table to school hallways: Creating structures that affirm identity (EL Education)

March 2021
Students explore social issue through the arts (Brooklyn News 12)

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 works (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
Scenarios USA – Authentic short films from Brooklyn’s youth (BRIC TV)

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

March 2017:
City 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:
Broadway Books upper class with Gregory Jbara (Follow Your Bliss blog)

June 2016:
Exceptional graduates: Brooklyn teen turns challenges into environmental activism, acceptance into Cornell (NY1)

May 2016:
Show you know it: Scenes from a performance-based high school (SparkAction)

April 2016:
ABC 7 NY Special: Protect Our Children: Coping, Stress, & Moving Forward (ABC7)

March 2016:
Missing my mom – her positive values are ingrained in me (YC Teen)

January/February 2016:
NYC Teen Writers Tackle Gender Dynamics (The Brian Lehrer Show)

Inside Schools Review (revised Sept 2014):
Brooklyn Collaborative is an “insideschools pick” and an “insideschools pick for Special Education.”

December 2015:
Students march to mail out college applications (News 12 Brooklyn)
High school seniors march their college applications to post office (Mashable)
College application process ends with fanfare for high school seniors (NY1)
Students march their college applications to Post Office (Brooklyn Downtown Star)

Four videos about the College March:
Brooklyn Collaborative’s #CollegeMarch on News 12 (Brooklyn News 12)
Roger Clark gives overview of College March (NY1)
Students and Richard Stopol, President and CEO of NYC Outward Bound (NY1)
Students and Scill Chan, Principal of BCS (NY1)

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

December 2014:
Students see hope for future of race relations (CBS News)

September 2014:
So Bill Gates Has This Idea for a History Class (NY Times)
Lizbeth Lucero discusses climate change (Many Shades of Green)
DOE Doesn’t Keep Track of Guidance Counselor to Student Ratio (NY1)
Not the usual suspects: Our middle school picks (Inside Schools)

June 2014:
Founding principal bids farewell to Carroll Gardens School (DNAinfo)

May 2014:
Teens conduct month-long study of the immigrant experience (NY1)

January 2014:
Students at special city high school celebrate completion of internship program (NY1)
BCS internship program changes futures (Brooklyn Eagle)
Students celebrate internships at Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies (Chalkbeat NY)

December 2013:
BCS student Ian Moses blogs about Brooklyn BoatworksJaida Onofre does too!

November 2013:
Big History teacher Scott Henstrand on the MindShift blog

May 2013:
Rosario 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)