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Central Park East Schools

Give Progressive Middle Schools a Chance

Tom Allon | Posted 05.04.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

School choice has been a positive development in public education in New York, but sometimes the city's Department of Education makes the wrong choice.

How The 1970s Small-Schools Movement Has Stayed Alive

Mike Klonsky | Posted 07.11.2011 | Education
Mike Klonsky

Deborah Meier is considered the founder of the modern small-schools movement. She founded the Central Park East Schools, the first of the teacher-led small schools, in East Harlem in 1974.

Child Abuse Takes Many Forms

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.31.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

And so thousands and thousands of little kids will sacrifice huge chunks of childhood in service of this ill-considered nonsense. It is heartbreaking to think of what these policy-makers are doing to children.

Wanna be a School Reformer? You Better do Your Homework!

Gary Stager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Stager

Shouldn't people bold enough to call themselves "school reformers" be familiar with some of the literature on the subject?