I love spending time inside great schools; they never fail to inspire and provide learning opportunities. Kindergartners discover their favorite books, new teachers cultivate their passions, and — in my most recent experience — a group of future education leaders observe best practices that they can use to transform schools across the country. When I […]
This letter was written by the grandfather of a Success Academy Cobble Hill scholar to the executive editor of The New York Times.
El 9 de septiembre, el segundo día del año escolar, recibí la noticia que había estado esperando desde la primavera: Success Academy Cobble Hill tenía un lugar disponible para mi hija Yvette. Una semana después, recibí más buenas noticias. Había otra vacante para mi hija más pequeña, Alexa.
My tears were from joy and relief. After months on the waitlist, my daughters could now attend the school I wanted for them.
Because Success Academy offers science five days a week, our scholars explore science in amazing depth and develop a breadth of foundational science knowledge. We present challenges and encourage them to make discoveries using a curriculum that builds on their natural curiosity and eagerness to understand how the world works.