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A School For a Sustainable City


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A NYC Outward Bound School

By using New York City as an extension of the classroom, students learn that sustainability means meeting current needs without compromising future generations. Through authentic, project-based learning expeditions in all disciplines, as well as experiences in science and technology, students become critical thinkers who gather information, carefully weigh their options, and make informed, thoughtful choices that effect change.

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9th Grade Protests Jamaica Bay Closure

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Speech Team Excels at Yale

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