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The Most Racially Progressive any NYC Teacher can be is

  By Michael A. Johnson As a principal, I’ve met teachers I wouldn’t want anywhere near my kids, and then there were many great and wonderful teachers who I’d hire 100 times over, regardless of that teacher’s race or nationality. Black students can’t wait for America to get its “racial act” together; they need a […]Read More

Elite Stars (and Stripes) of 256

On Monday, November 18, 2013 Ms. L. Gray welcomed everyone to the 7th Annual Student Council Assembly. “Are you ready? Let’s get started,” she said. She turned the reigns over to Ms. R. Meekins (Mistress of Ceremony). The crowd was going wild with enthusiasm, waving their state’s banners, yelling their state’s names and blowing the […]Read More

PS 256 Parents Building School's Rugby Team

Supporting Innovator’s Rugby Team and Idea To make a good idea work, it takes a good man with a good idea and the will to work to make it happen. Such was the case with Tony Fonville, a parent at P.S. 256-The Benjamin Banneker School, in above photo on far left, whose dream to form […]Read More

City Votes to Close Paul Robeson High School

Two Thousand People Raise Voices Against  DOE Decision Despite heartfelt pleas from Paul Robeson High School students, parents and teachers, the Department of Education voted Wednesday to shutter the long-standing Bed-Stuy school. The vote came after a spirited public hearing at Brooklyn Technical High School, which drew about 2,000 people, pitting charter school advocates and […]Read More