Press & Publications

This page will be updated with the most recent news about Explore Schools.  All media, press, and interview inquiries should be sent to Emily Volpini, Director of External Affairs, / 347-661-5743.



Chalkbeat, March 21, 2014

I Navigate High School Admissions For My Job, And It's Still Confusing


Chalkbeat, March 20, 2014

Charter School Leaders Lobby for Facilities Money


Chalkbeat, March 12, 2014

Stressful Admissions Process Ends With Sigh of Relief for Some Students


The New York Times, March 9, 2014

In Rent Plan for Charters, Mayor Faces a Hard Road


PIX11, March 7, 2014

Inside the charter schools debate pitting de Blasio against Cuomo


National Review, January 16, 2014

The Threat to NYC Charter Schools


Gotham Schools, October 30, 2013

How We Cross The Charter-District Divide


The New York Post, October 8, 2013

Thousands rally against charter-school rent plan


The Huffington Post, October 8, 2013

A March for Charter Schools


The Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2013

Charter School Blues


Gotham Schools, August 16, 2013

Identifying a need, Explore Schools shifts focus to literacy


Gotham Schools, April 10, 2013

Amid specter of lower scores, Explore Empower peps for tests


NY1, April 5, 2013

Schools Confront Challenge of Increasing Black Students' Access to Specialized High Schools


Brooklyn Daily, March 14, 2013

Exceed Charter School Celebrates 100th Day of School


Brooklyn Eagle, March 14, 2013

"Mathletes" compete in Brooklyn


The Amsterdam News, December 20, 2012

Closing the socio-economic and racial gaps in NYC Schools


News 12, October 4, 2012

BK Charter School Gets 'A' On Progress Report


SchoolBook, October 1, 2012

Middle School Grades Reflect High School Prep


New York City Charter School Center, July 19, 2012

New York City Charter School Performance Analysis


Gotham Schools, May 29, 2012

Law Keeping Mid-Year Arrivals Out of Charters Could Have a Fix


Aspen Institute-NewSchools Venture Fund, August 11, 2011

Explore Schools CEO Named as Fellow in Aspen Institute-New School Entrepreneurial Leaders for Education Program


New York Times, February 4, 2011

In panel's vote to close low-performing schools, rage and forgone decisions


NY1, February 4, 2011

Parents, teachers relieved that PS 114 is not yet closed


WNYC, January 27, 2011

City's plan to save local school by replacing it stirs skepticism

 New York Daily News, January 21, 2011

Canarsie charter accepts PS 114 kids as DOES phases out troubled school


Brooklyn Paper, January 21, 2011

Yes, let's close bad schools


NY1, January 18-21, 2011 (three part series, Explore Schools in Part 3)

The failure of PS 114

New York Post, January 18, 2011

Charter School coming to PS 114


Gotham Schools, January 13, 2011

In a first, new charter to absorb students leaving closing school