CNN recently interviewed Success Academy Bronx 2 theater teacher Sentell Harper about a spoken-word piece he created for his fourth-grade students to perform about what it means to be black and male in America.
Spectrum News NY1
Originally published: 7.19.2017
Success Academy Charter School founder Eva Moskowitz joined Errol Louis to discuss her relationship with the mayor, as well as a dispute with the city over their pre-k program.
CNN / By Samantha Guff
Originally published: 7.14.2017
Success Academy Bronx 2′ spoken-word production, “Alternative Names for Black Boys,” demonstrates how acutely these students are aware of race in their world — and how much they want to talk about it.
Blavity / By Blavity Team
Originally published: 7.15.2017
Success Academy Bronx 2 teacher Sentell Harper has created the spoken-word production entitled Alternative Names for Black Boys featuring boys in his fourth grade class as performers.
The HWS Update / By Natalia St. Lawrence
Originally published: 7.12.2017
This summer, nine members of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Classes of 2017 have been hired by Success Academy Charter Schools, bringing the total number of HWS graduates employed as teachers, staff and administrators of SA to 28. They are working in the classrooms of New York City schools in an effort to improve K-12 students’ access to opportunities through quality education.
Above the Law / By Kathryn Rubino
Originally published: 7.10.2017
Malik Russell is a former Simpson Thacher associate relate that did stints at investment banks before a total career shakeup. Now he’ll be the founding principal of the Success Academy Hudson Yards Middle School when it opens this fall, and was honored as a Daily News Hometown Hero.