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Email Deb Levy
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or call 646 943 8712

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    Featured Press Releases

    A HYDROPONIC FARM GROWS IN BROOKLYN
    Bed-Stuy middle school students learn about urban agriculture, nutrition (3/15/2017)  ...READ MORE

    EXPANDED SCHOOLS RECEIVES $223K IN 100KIN10’S EARLY CHILDHOOD STEM LEARNING CHALLENGE
    ExpandED Schools among 10 Grant Recipients Sharing $2.4 Million in Funding to Spur Active Learning in Pre-K to Third Grade Education (1/18/2017)  ...READ MORE

    BRONX 6TH GRADERS RECEIVE NOTES FROM ACROSS THE U.S. FILLED WITH ADVICE AND ADOLESCENT NOSTALGIA 
    Students surprise note senders by writing back with their own advice, career aspirations and reflections on the first day of middle school (10/24/2016)  ...READ MORE

    EXPANDED SCHOOLS RECEIVES FUNDING FROM THE NEW YORK LIFE FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT SOCIAL- EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN MIDDLE SCHOOLS
    The funding will help to strengthen social-emotional learning in middle school students attending high-poverty schools. (10/3/2016)  ...READ MORE

     

    EDUCATION ORGANIZATION REPORTS REASONS FOR THE JUNE ATTENDANCE SLUMP AND PROVIDES STRATEGIES FOR AVOIDING IT
    Examination of NYC schools with no slump shows ways to increase attendance rates, boost student engagement and minimize summer learning loss (5/20/2016)  ...READ MORE


    LEAP DAY CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES AN EXPANDED YEAR
    NYC nonprofit ExpandED Schools seeks to raise awareness of the learning gap and encourage people to make the most of extra time (2/4/2016)  ...READ MORE


    EXPANDED SCHOOLS LAUNCHES NEW BLOG SERIES IN JANUARY

    "Dear Rashida" offers advice to schools, organizations on developing expanded learning programs (1/15/2016)  ...READ MORE


    NYC NON-PROFIT WINS $2.3 MILLION GRANT FROM U.S. DOE

    Design2Learn promotes STEM engagement in high-need schools (11/13/2015)  ...READ MORE


    BROOKLYN TEEN STARGAZES WITH POTUS

    White House Astronomy Night Hosts Six Teens on October 19th (10/20/2015)  ...READ MORE


    INVITE TO SEE STEM EDUCATORS ACADEMY IN ACTION
    Where Summer Collaboration Sparks Student Excitement (8/7/2015)  ...READ MORE


    STUDENT COMIC BOOK CREATORS CELEBRATE THEIR WORK
    Comic books written and designed by kids in after-school programs throughout NYC on display in Upper East Side Barnen & Noble (5/20/2015)   ...READ MORE


    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK CLUBS OFFER MOMENTS OF CONNECTION (2/19/2015)   ...READ MORE


    ADOLESCENTS IN FAVOR OF EXPANDED LEARNING
    TASC Releases Video Offering Peek Inside ExpandED Schools (1/15/2015)  ...READ MORE   

     

    Featured Press Clips

    PBS NewsHour episode "Can after-school programs help shrink the 'opportunity gap’ for low-income students?” showcases ExpandED school MS 223 in the Bronx. (7/29/2014)

     


    ABC 7 reports on the middle school expanded learning time pilot. (5/2/2013)