Lin-Manuel Does Double Header!

Above photo by Farah Stockman On Sunday, October 16th, Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda held a screening of Mary Poppins at Washington Height’s Un

October 20, 2016

Biased? Blame The Brain

Eleven Million Bits It has been estimated that our brains are capable of processing approximately 11 million bits of information every second. Given

October 20, 2016

Back To $chool

What Going Back To $chool Costs Decades ago, a student beginning a new year may have bought some new pencils, a pack of looseleaf, and if lucky, a ne

September 12, 2016

The Fight For Equality

A Lack of Diversity in NYC's Specialized Schools This year, fewer blacks and Latinos were offered seats in New York City's specialized high schools c

September 1, 2016

The Art of Education

As part of our fall schedule for middle school students, Operation Exodus will once again be taking part in a playmaking series with director Josh Lew

August 8, 2016

Word Up: A Winner

Word Up A True Community Bookstore Word Up is an oasis in Washington Heights, an area in uptown Manhattan that would otherwise be a "book desert."

August 2, 2016

Thank You For A Great Summer!

A Heartfelt Thank You! We wanted to share with you some stories of the success we’ve had this summer using ARTS education as a focus for learning.

August 2, 2016

Living In A “Book Desert”

Thirsty For Words Does forty-five million sound like a lot? That’s the number of words a young child will hear by the age of 4 in families headed

August 2, 2016

It’s Complicated…

The History of "Hispanic vs. Latino" It’s a question Hispanics and non-Hispanics alike have struggled with when deciding what to call the diverse c

August 1, 2016
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The Truth About Poverty Porn

How One Story Becomes The Only Story Stereotypes about poverty abound and images, sometimes referred to as “poverty porn,” are prevalent. Intende

July 8, 2016