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George H. Corliss High School
821 E 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60628
George H Corliss High School is a premiere STEM school, graduating 100% of its students into college and career ready areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Its mission is that all adults will be held accountable for creating and supporting a learning environment that prepares students for college and careers in the technology field. Using the Common Core State Standards, teachers will deliver curriculum that is rigorous and content rich, and instruction will be differentiated in order to ensure success for all students.
Westside Holistic Leadership Academy is one of the Youth Connection Charter School (YCCS) campuses. Its mission is to advocate, develop, and provide world-class education to students at risk and high school dropouts in collaboration with the alternative high school community. YCCS meets the individual needs of students through programs committed to academic excellence, human development, cultural enrichment, and social equity. YCCS prepares students for quality life experiences, technological literacy, graduation, vocational and postsecondary education, and competitive employment.
New York, NY
High School for Arts and Business
105-25 Horace Harding Expressway
Corona, Queens, NY 11368
The High School for Arts and Business is dedicated to serving its students for over a decade by providing outstanding educational opportunities and academic excellence. We are located in the heart of Corona, Queens, a diverse and multicultural community. This community is reflected in our student body. As a school, we are proud of our academic accomplishments including ranking 223 on Newsweek Magazine’s 2006 list of the country’s best public high schools. The rankings evaluated schools by the ratio of Advanced Placement exams taken by the number of students graduating. StoryCorpsU is being implemented as part of a 9th grade English Language Arts class.
Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice
283 Adams Street
New York, NY 11201
The Urban Assembly School for Law & Justice (SLJ) believes that the success of each student is a community responsibility. Staff, families and partners work together to challenge and support students with a curriculum that respects their right to learn at high levels and with enrichment services that every student deserves. SLJ delivers personal attention in an empowering environment that fosters intellectual independence and civic engagement. Equipped with an understanding of law and social justice, SLJ’s students, most of whom come from the city’s historically least served communities, graduate ready to succeed in college and effect change in society. StoryCorpsU will work with Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice for the fourth year in ’12/’13 as a part of the 9th grade Brotherhood Advisory program.
St. Louis, MO
GATEWAY STEM High School
5101 McRee Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
GATEWAY STEM High School integrates a strong academic curriculum emphasizing mathematics and science. Classes offer career preparation in highly technical fields with the objective of skill building, team building, real-life applications, community services, and lifelong learning. Accelerated and advanced placement courses are available for students. StoryCorpsU is being implemented as part of Gateway’s 9th grade AVID program.
Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools
Chavez Prep (6-9)
770 Kenyon Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Parkside HS (9-12)
3701 Hayes Street, NE
Washington, DC 20019
The Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy provide a high quality public school option for young people residing in the District of Columbias most impoverished and underserved communities. The Chavez schools prepare D.C. students to succeed in competitive colleges so that they can use their lives to make a positive difference in the world. At Chavez Prep, StoryCorpsU is being implemented in three 9th grade history classes. At Parkside High School, StoryCorpsU will be a part of the College Prep Advisory Program (CPA) in six 10th grade classes.