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This Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King From Harlem Students Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes

Deborah Kenny | Posted 03.22.2013 | New York
Deborah Kenny

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, "All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance, and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." As we come together as a community to honor Dr. King, let us take a moment to recommit to his inspiring vision.

WATCH: Young Students Share What They Are Thankful For

Posted 01.22.2013 | Education

Every year at Thanksgiving, the Harlem Village Academies ask their students to reflect on why they are thankful. So in the spirit of the season, e...

Hugh Jackman Launches Business, Will Give All Proceeds To Charity

Daily Telegraph | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact

Jackman announced the venture in New York Wednesday morning to coincide with the "X-Men" star's 43rd birthday. The company, Laughing Man, sells cof...

Obama And Education Reform: Deborah Kenny Responds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Deborah Kenny, founder and chief executive of Harlem Village Academies, says the essential education takeaway from President Obama's State of the Unio...

Wake Up! We Know How to Fix Our Schools

John Legend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Legend

Ensuring that all American children can access a quality education is the civil rights issue of our time. We cannot stand idly by and allow this institutionalized inequality to continue.

Deborah Kenny On The Promise Of Charter Schools And The Harlem Village Academies

nytimes.com | BOB HERBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Deborah Kenny has created three phenomenally successful charter schools in Harlem and is in the process of creating more. She's gotten a great deal of...

Bill Cosby on Harlem Village Academies: I'm Jumping (Video)

Tiki Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tiki Barber

Cosby talked exuberantly about Harlem Village Academies as a model for the nation on MSNBC.

Harlem Village Academies 7th Graders Blog the Inauguration

Deborah Kenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Kenny

2009-01-21-IMG_7316croppedfp.jpg"I'm thinking right now that if America can change, so can I. I can change my behavior, my attitude. I can make so many improvements. Like Barack, I am going to be somebody. I, too, will help America."