What does it look like when the quality of a scholar’s mathematics work is truly excellent?
Doug McCurry, the co-CEO of Achievement First Public Charter Schools and the father of a special needs child, has written a touching account about his son, Jack, who is a scholar at Success Academy Cobble Hill.
Questions about reading? Read more advice from Director of Children’s Literature Sara Yu!
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In case you missed it… we’ve rounded up some Success Academy November highlights!
On the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to extend warmest thanks to all the members of the Success family.
Wondering what to read with your child over Thanksgiving break? Check out our Director of Children’s Literature’s picks!
The math bee is an annual tradition at Success Academy that invites scholars to flex their math muscles in front of family members, teachers and peers. The questions are crafted to align to Common Core fluency standards, but also go beyond simple calculations or facts that must be memorized.
In the fight for educational equality, Success Academy is doing something transformative…
This week, we’d like to address some of the frequently asked questions about reading aloud we’ve heard from parents over the years…
I accepted an invitation to visit Success Academy schools last month. I was curious to learn how these schools are getting children of all backgrounds to love learning and achieve at high levels…
The single most important thing parents can do to support their elementary school scholars is to read to them and with them at home.
This is why I stood with many Success Academy and district school parents in Lower Manhattan last month and delivered an urgent message to the city: the time has come for bold change in our public schools. 143,000 students are trapped in failing schools.