Congratulations to P.S. 205Q Alexander Graham Bell!

CEI is delighted to announce that P.S. 205Q, the Alexander Graham Bell School, as been has been selected by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as a National Blue Ribbon School. Principal Karen Piazza Scott will be honored, along with the other selected Blue Ribbon schools, on November 10-11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Congratulations to Ms. … Continued

Scholarship opportunity – U.S. Department of State Promotes Study of Critical Languages for American High School Students

Approximately 600 scholarships are available for the 2015-16 academic year for American high school students to study language through the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. NSLI-Y is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program seeks to increase Americans’ capacity to engage with native speakers … Continued

Project BOOST featured in the Bronx Times!

A ‘Boost’ for Bronx kids! State funds get kids out of the classroom and out in the field They’re bringing the field trip back to students in the East Bronx. Project Boost — the acronym for “Building Options and Opportunities for Students” — uses state dollars to provide students with cultural experiences outside the classroom … Continued

Jeffrey Litt of Icahn Charter Schools received 2014 Brooke Russell Astor Award

Congratulations to Jeffrey Litt! The New York Public Library recognized Mr. Litt for his dedication to New York City schools with the 2014 Brooke Russell Astor Award at their Spring Dinner for Education. Jeffrey Litt, Superintendent of Schools, Icahn Charter Schools, has dedicated over four decades to service in the education of inner-city children in … Continued