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Our news and stories section is where we highlight the voices of our students, parents, teachers, and leaders. Our stories are grounded in a belief in the inherent excellence of our students.

Announcing the Search of Our Chief Advancement Officer

by Recy Dunn

As the new year begins and a new chapter unfolds, we are thrilled to share a significant milestone in our journey towards a brighter, more equitable future in education. In...

Continuing to Grow in 2024

by Recy Dunn and Maryann Li

Happy New Year! As we close the door on 2023, we are turning our sights on 2024 with optimism. This past year was one of great transformation for Ascend as...

N.Y.C. Schools Reimagine Reading This Fall to Fix Dismal Literacy Rates

by Troy Closson

Access the NY Times article here. From Brooklyn to the Bronx, posters encouraging students to “skip the tricky word” or “look at the picture” as they read have been pulled...

Ascend Charter schools welcome new curriculum thanks to multimillion-dollar grant

by Julio Avila

Click here to watch the News12 Segment It was a celebration with music and more outside of Brooklyn Ascend Lower School as the staff welcomed their kindergarten and first-grade students.  Wednesday was the second...

Ascend Public Charter Schools get $11 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

by Kala Rama

Click here to watch the PIX11 segment. BROOKLYN (PIX11) — Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, is giving away more than half of her fortune and a network of...

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