Blue School announces expansion to middle school, deepens commitment to Downtown NYC
March 27, 2014 / Blue School announces the expansion to middle school (grades 6, 7, 8) starting in the fall of 2015, and secures 233 Water Street to accommodate the first phase of expansion. Read more.
Blue School's founding story and expansion to middle school featured in Downtown NYC paper Our Town
June 5, 2014 / Read the full article here
STEAM Blends Science and the Arts in Public Education
The Wall Street Journal / December 2, 2013 / Read the full article here
A coalition of educators, artists and scientists, including Blue School and our friends at RISD and Sesame Workshop, are proposing a different approach to science, technology, engineering and math education, commonly known as STEM: Add the arts and make it STEAM. Sophia Hollander highlights the resurgent arts + sciences trend in education and features Blue School as one organization that is leading the way forward.
"Blue School: Reimagining Education for a Changing World"
Morgan Stanley Perspectives in Philanthropy / October 25, 2013 / Read the full article here
Blue School Advisory Board members Sam Chaltain, Lawrence J. Cohen, John Maeda, Sir Ken Robinson, Daniel J. Siegel and Jeffrey C. Walker share why they are partnering with Blue School to build an education program for the 21st century.
Recent Press Releases
October 7, 2013 / Blue School partners with NYC’s Trusty Sidekick Theater Company to create original theatrical experiences
Blue School students, acting as co-theater-makers, will develop original production via in-school workshops and also contribute to new Trusty Sidekick piece; both productions to debut in Spring 2014. Read more.
Features about Blue School
Nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy flood, local children including Blue School students throw buckets of water back into East River.
October 26, 2013