Equality Charter Middle School 6th Grade Field Trip

Today, Equality Charter Middle School’s 6th grade scholars enjoyed attending a field trip at the New York Hall of Science. Scholars spent the day exploring exhibits about light, animals, sports, mathematics, evolution, and space.


Dr.Rigolosi Nurtures and Nudges Teacher Growth at Equality Charter High School

Who is Dr.Rigolosi?  Laura Rigolosi is an education professional who began doing staff development work in 2003, and through the years has worked in secondary schools in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. While working as a staff developer, she earned her doctorate from Teachers College where she taught several courses in English Education. Upon […]


Equality Charter School Scholars Get Paid!

In the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year Equality Charter School launched a “Peer 2 Peer” tutoring program. Ninth grade scholars are tutored by the school’s upperclassmen in a one on one setting during the school’s end of the day enrichment period.  The tutors receive a stipend every two weeks for their service to their […]

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“Throw Back Thursday” – Executive Director Caitlin Franco highlighted in Harvard’s Education Magazine

Equality Charter School’s Founder and Executive Director, Caitlin Franco, was highlighted in the article, “What’s the Big Idea?” in Harvard’s “Ed Magazine.” The article asked, “When it comes to “improving” schools, students, and teachers, there’s no shortage of opinions out there on what won’t work. We wanted to know, what could work?” Ms. Franco discussed teaching social […]


“Throw Back Thursday” – Marie McManus Makes Top 40 Teachers Nominated for the Big Apple Awards!

Remember when Mrs. McManus was a Top 40 Finalist of the Big Apple Awards out of thousands of NYC Educators? Well we do! In June 2015, Mrs. McManus was nominated for her work as a Special Education Teacher at Equality Charter School. She was nominated by Equality scholars and underwent an arduous evaluation process including an […]

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Equality Charter Middle School’s Spirit Week

This week, Equality Charter Middle School scholars are participating in Spirit Week! Today was, “Dress to Impress/Reverse Day,” where scholars dressed like teachers, and teachers dressed like scholars. Stay tuned for the winner of best dressed which will be announced at the Pep Rally on Friday! Still to come this week is, “Crazy Hat/Accessory Day,” “Backward Uniform […]


Equality Charter Middle School Athletics – 6th Grade Coed Basketball Game Results

Our 6th Grade Coed Basketball team is off to a great start this season! The team stays undefeated after two more wins this weekend, and  improving their record to 3-0. See below for game recaps. Game 2 vs. ICAHN 2:  Equality Charter Middle School 6th grade basketball team won there 2nd game of the season […]


Equality Charter School’s Men of Tomorrow In-School Grooming Day

On Tuesday 4/12/16 M.O.T members along with special guest Ckristina Bennett participated in a grooming day.  This time was used to further assist in encouraging our young men to proactively think about their grooming habits.  A professional barber was on site to administer haircuts and to provide essential grooming tips to our scholars. Upon this […]


Equality Charter School to Host a Training Course in ALICE

This summer, ECS is hosting ALICE, a life changing training, which includes a real time role play scenario involving an active shooter who invades a school building. This 2-Day Instructor training course is designed to teach law enforcement as well as school, church, hospital and workplace administrators and employee’s skills and strategies that bridge the […]

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“Throw Back Thursday” – Equality Charter School’s Dr. Jen Gowers Discusses Multiple Intelligences

We are extremely proud of our very own Dr. Jen Gowers for being highlighted for her important work in the article “The Best Lesson for New Readers Might Be the One They Teach Themselves.” She feels strongly that is it essential for teachers to find ways to enable student to take control of the material they are […]