Category Archives: In the News

Racing to the Top! Equality Charter School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Caitlin Franco, principal, 718-320-3032 RACING TO THE TOP—AND REACHING IT! Equality Charter School in Top 3 Percent of ALL NYC Middle Schools, says Dept. of Education 2012 Progress Reports Co-op City middle school leadership credited for … Continue reading

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Spotlight shines on Equality in the News

Equality Charter School found itself again in the news last week, this time in the Co-Op City Times being commended as a place that has “flourished into an environment of high expectations for all 230 6th-8th grade scholars, their families, the … Continue reading

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Equality Charter School Eagles Win Basketball Championship!

The Equality Charter School Eagles won the Region 1 Basketball Boys Championship, defeating the Icahn School on a last second shot, 28-27 at LaGuardia House on Wednesday, March 21st. To see highlights from the game, check out our Youtube channel … Continue reading

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Equality Charter School Awarded a Google Grants Award

Equality Charter School has been named as a recipient of a Google Grants award. The Google Grants program supports organizations sharing Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public … Continue reading

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1st Annual Bowl for Equality a Huge Success!

Over 300 bowlers, comprised of students, staff and friends of Equality Charter School came out to support the “1st Annual Bowl for Equality” event on March 4, 2012 at Bowlmor Lanes in Union Square. The fun-filled event which featured bowling, … Continue reading

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A “Candid Conversation” with our Principal, Caitlin Franco

This week, Principal Caitlin Franco was interviewed for the site Candid Conversations, an interview blog featuring the stories of different people from around the globe. Click here to read what Ms. Franco had to say about Equality Charter School, the Co-op … Continue reading

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Equality Charter School Stands Out

Equality Charter School found itself again in the news last week, this time in the City News being commended by editor Michael Horowitz as “a very unique place” and “an example that small schools throughout the city should emulate.” According to … Continue reading

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Equality Charter School continues to help the Co-op City community

Equality Charter School found itself again in the news today, this time in the City News praising our efforts in collecting 620 non-perishable items for the Church of the Savior’s food pantry, helping to feed 75 needy families in the Co-op … Continue reading

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Equality Charter School Teachers Praised for Their Work

Equality Charter School, and its teachers found themselves in the news again last week, this time in the City News being praised by editor Michael Horowitz for  ”the constant striving for excellence” that takes place. Click on the link below to read … Continue reading

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Food Drive a Huge Success

We are grateful to our Community Involvement Committee and Ms. Harrison, who helped raise over 620 non perishable food items for the local Church of the Savior. This food will provide meals for 75 families. City News included a great … Continue reading

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