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A school counselor for all seasons

A guidance counselor by title, Martinez, 24, serves as dean, teacher, in-school suspension supervisor, professional development leader, member of the character development team, and more.

A school counselor for all seasons
posted on: May 1, 2010 | author: Paige Rentz

School first, boys later

Jessica Lopez’s experience as a teen mother is compelling enough for her to do just about anything to prevent her own daughter from getting into the same jam.

School first, boys later
posted on: Mar 23, 2010 | author: Susan Sawyers

Work hard, change the world

Democracy Prep founder Seth Andrew is out to prove that charter schools can close the achievement gap.

Work hard, change the world
posted on: Mar 19, 2010 | author: Sarah Butrymowicz

History in Queens gets tech tweak

In the school’s push for complete computer and Web literacy, Alejandro Sosa is taking the opportunity to integrate technology into every last bit of his curriculum.

History in Queens gets tech tweak
posted on: Mar 15, 2010 | author: Scott Sell

Dean knuckle-breaker has a heart

“There isn’t a student in this school that won’t spill their guts to him,” Principal Cynthia Schneider said. “He develops relationships but is a knuckle breaker.”

Dean knuckle-breaker has a heart
posted on: Mar 14, 2010 | author: Alec Johnson

Social worker brings sex ed to Bronx middle school

Julie Phillips was working with a lot of students who were misinformed about sex.

Social worker brings sex ed to Bronx middle school
posted on: Mar 14, 2010 | author: Rachael Horowitz

No comprendo? That’s no problem for Jessica Roberts

How do two English-speaking parents raise bilingual children? Jessica Roberts proves that where there’s a will, there’s a way.

No comprendo? That’s no problem for Jessica Roberts
posted on: Mar 14, 2010 | author: Megan Gibson

On the road to college, (mostly) by herself

Luz Sierra has taken the college checklist – all of it – to heart.

On the road to college, (mostly) by herself
posted on: Mar 14, 2010 | author: Taylor Brown

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