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Slam the Exam

Our Scholars Are Ready to Slam the Exam!

March 24, 2017 Success Academy

Today, nearly 4,000 third, fourth, and fifth grade scholars from 24 Success Academy schools packed the seats of Manhattan’s historic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the start of next Tuesday’s New York State English Language Arts exams and the New York State math test slated for May. Read more

Ever Planned a ‘Wedding’ for 4,251 Guests?

May 17, 2016 TeShia Robinson & Alexis Cox

Having started our careers in the schools, we both saw this project as an opportunity to serve our scholars in a new way. Read more

A Most Determined Scholar

April 13, 2016 Britney Weinberg-Lynn

They know that what matters most is not the score they get, but the effort they show and the real sense of accomplishment that comes with knowing they did their best! Read more

Building Community Through Design

January 5, 2016 Christine Lhowe

It is a thrill to have the opportunity to collaborate with individuals who make children’s success their life’s work, and I know—even if I’m not inside the classroom—that my designs help change kids’ lives. Read more

I SLAMMED the EXAM. My Classmates Can, Too.

April 10, 2015 Elyjah Pellew

In case you missed this year’s SLAM the EXAM rally, one of the highlights was the motivational speech of 15-year-old Elyjah Pellew. Read more