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March 29, 2016
How collaboration can really work: A Bed-Stuy middle school principal explains
Patricia King: Until recently, no matter how hard our team worked, we found it challenging to get students where they need to be.
July 16, 2015
City doubles Learning Partners program and gives some principals a raise
A total of 146 schools will participate in one of the city's two Learning Partner programs starting this fall.
June 29, 2015
At graduation, Fariña praises Broome Street charter for focus on high-needs students
Fariña spoke at the graduation for the downtown Manhattan school, reinforcing her interest in charter schools that focus on high-needs students.
October 10, 2014
Co-located 'Learning Partners' forge bonds as they swap ideas
Three of the seven schools in the Bronx's John F. Kennedy High School campus are building a community as they trade ideas through the Learning Partners program.
October 9, 2014
Fariña launches abbreviated version of her collaboration initiative
Chancellor Carmen Fariña kicked off another program on Thursday aimed at increasing collaboration among schools. The city’s new “Showcase Schools” program is starting with…
June 17, 2014
Fariña celebrates collaboration as Learning Partners gets set to expand
Chancellor Carmen Fariña has been touting her signature school-collaboration program since April. But enthusiasm reached a new level of giddiness this week, as teachers and principals from 21 schools gathered to celebrate the 10-week pilot program at the Brooklyn Marriott on Monday night.
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May 22, 2014
For three co-located schools, Learning Partners pilot leads to plenty of suggestions
Three high schools in the John F. Kennedy campus in the Bronx got along, but teachers didn't spend time in one another's classrooms. The pilot version of the Learning Partners Program has them swapping suggestions about curriculum and sharing concerns about the program itself.
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