Yearly Archives:2015

Happy New Year from Schools That Can

The New Year is a time for reflecting on the past year and making resolutions for the future. As I’m sure many of you are doing with your loved ones this week, I find myself pondering the past 12 months. 2015 was a landmark year for Schools That Can. Some highlights include: Grew our network […]


by Padraig Shea, teacher and writer in Brooklyn   At Schools That Can, our mission is to expand quality urban education through collaboration among schools serving low-income populations, regardless of their governance or funding structures. We coalesce public, charter, and private schools to share strategies that prepare students to succeed in the colleges and careers […]

iRing Promotion

Holiday Shopping with Heart This holiday season, you can support Schools That Can (STC) and get your stocking-stuffing-shopping done. Enter the “SchoolsThatCan” code and checkout and $9 of each RingThing purchased will be donated to STC, helping them provide quality programming, partnerships, and thought leadership to their schools. To learn more about the Ring Thing or to make a purchase, visit […]

Lena Horne Tribute Benefit

Gail and Kevin Buckley, Amy Lumet, Jenny Lumet, and Michael and Nancy Druckman cordially invite you to join Quincy Jones, The Hon. John Lewis, Hal Prince, & Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith for an all-star benefit event: The Lena Horne Tribute Show will recognize and honor the astonishing career and accomplishments – both on and off […]

West Coast STC Leader Seeks to Open School in Brooklyn, NY

Mike Piscal, who was the founder and long-time leader of the View Park Prep School in Los Angeles, that remains a member of Schools That Can, is hopefully coming to Brooklyn, N.Y. Mike is submitting a charter application to the SUNY Trustees to open a new charter school in central Brooklyn (Community School District 17) […]