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Monthly Archives: April 2012

CEO Jean Desravines appointed to New NY Education Reform Commission

Read the full press release at ny.gov >> We’re excited to share that today New Leaders chief executive officer Jean Desravines was appointed to the New NY Education Reform Commission established by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The commission will “recommend reforms … Continue reading

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New Leaders Baltimore featured as an innovative program by the Baltimore Community Foundation

The mission is urgent. In a state education system ranked first in the nation, 40 percent of Baltimore’s 83,000 students do not graduate from high school. So how can we reinvent the ABCs of teacher recruitment and training? How can … Continue reading

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Two Bay Area schools win awards California Department of Education

Two New Leader schools in the Bay Area were awarded top honors for academic achievement by the California Department of Education. Lincoln Elementary (led by John Melvin, Cohort 7) won a Title I Academic Achievement Award.  At the end of … Continue reading

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Cohort 3 New Leader Jose Rico advocates for Hispanic students

Read the full article at ed.gov >> Carlos and Celia Rico had big hopes for their children, which is one reason the couple emigrated from Mexico, and settled in Chicago. José, Carlos and Celia’s oldest, quickly adapted to the new … Continue reading

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