Passionate about providing a rich, engaging, and joyful liberal arts education. Committed to providing a sure path to college for our students and families in Brooklyn. Ascend schools transform lives.

Liberal education has never mattered more

If we are to safeguard the future of America’s children, we must commit to providing them an expansive general education. The very future of democracy may depend on it.

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Why I send my son to a charter school: the teachers care

I am a big advocate of school choice and have trouble understanding the critics I read about in the press. Don’t they realize that high-performing charter schools are by far the best public school option for parents like me in cities across the country?

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