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High Bridge »

South Bronx Principal Helps Provide School with Steady Leadership Presence

Catherine Jackvony has been principal at the Bronx Academy of Promise since March 2011.

Fort Greene »

VIDEO: How One Brooklyn Charter School Uses Music to Build Community

Compass Charter principals visited teachers nationwide before founding the Fort Greene school.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Principal Wants Students to be 'Jacks of All Trades'

Nakia Haskins, principal of the Brooklyn Brownstone School, wants kids to have community exposure.

Lower East Side »

LES Principal on the Challenges for Transfer Schools

LES Preparatory High School Principal Martha Polin talks about her drive to help students.

Financial District »

New 'Montessori-Infused' FiDi School Aims to Create 'World Citizens'

The director of the Pine Street School explains how it develops "internationally-minded" students.

Morrisania »

Bronx Principal Praises School's Culture of 'Educating the Whole Child'

Principal Hazel Joseph-Roseboro is a former student and teacher at University Heights High School.

Tottenville »

Principal Uses Instagram for Class Lessons in Bid to Be More Tech-Savvy

Totten Intermediate School 34 Principal John Boyle also encourages his students to use iPads in class.

Astoria »

Expanding Green Charter Looks to Increase Options in Queens

Growing Up Green Charter School, founded by Matthew Greenberg, will expand to a middle school next year.

Jackson Heights »

Principal Readies Civics-Minded School for More Space

Sharon Terry is getting ready for the new annex at I.S. 230.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Amid Controversy, Head of UWS Charter Keeps Focus on Kids

Principal Carolyn Roby heads Success Academy on West 84th Street.

Upper West Side »

Principal Aims to Take Rodeph Sholom to the Next Level

Jerrold Katz started this year as the new head and is working to raise the school's profile.

Central Harlem »

Principal Charles DeBerry Lives for His Job at Harlem's P.S. 76

Charles DeBerry is steadily helping P.S. 76 improve both its test scores and DOE assessments. 

Upper West Side »

Diana Diaz Believes Stern Reputation Helps Her Students Succeed

Diana Diaz rules over P.S. 241 with tough love, holding high standards but forging strong bonds. 

Battery Park City »

Choice and Collaboration Are the Keys to Learning at I.S. 289

Acting Principal Zeynep Ozkan says the Battery Park City school teaches students to be curious thinkers.

East Village »

Flexibility is Key to Learning at East Village High School

Mark Federman brings a flexible approach to test out any new ideas that might benefit his students.