Tag Archives: Sunset Park High School

The Expectations of Private Funders

The Expectations of Private Funders

A teacher walks down the hallway in Sunset Park High School, one of dozens of public schools in recent years to receive money from private foundations. (Photo by Jason Alcorn)   “Are you looking for Melika?” a teenage boy asks. He’s kicked back on a lounge with a friend, the two of them resting their  Read more »

Best-Laid Plans At Risk in Sunset Park

Best-Laid Plans At Risk in Sunset Park

Empty shelves wait to be filled in the Sunset Park High School library. (Photo by Jason Alcorn) On a recent Thursday afternoon, Principal Corinne Vinal showed off one of the three dedicated science labs in Sunset Park High School, where the lesson of the day was photosynthesis. A shipment of microscopes had just arrived and  Read more »