Press & Media


Former President and CEO of the Central Park Conservancy Joins Storefront Academy

The Board of Trustees of Storefront Academy is pleased to announce that Dr. Karen H. Putnam has been named Interim Executive Director.


There's a "Secret Sauce" to Learning at Harlem's Storefront Academy (DNAInfo)

DNAinfo New York sat down with Storefront Academy Harlem Principal Alexis Thomason to talk about her role as principal as well as Storefront Academy's achievements


How One Harlem School is Beating the Odds (Morgan Stanley)

To celebrate Black History Month, Morgan Stanley and Storefront Academy educators discuss how the school sets children up for 95% graduation rates from high school.


How Storefront Academy serves high need students (BronxNet)

Storefront Academy South Bronx Principal Dr. Nicole Garcia was a guest on BronxNet's Open to discuss the rising number of homeless students in NYC and how Storefront Academy works with high-needs students and their families.


Back to School with Storefront Academy (BronxNet)

Storefront Academy Harlem Principal Alexis Thomason appeared on BronxNet's Open to share tips and hints for students and parents as they head back to school this fall.


Olympian helps save Harlem students’ beloved fencing program (PIX11)

Thanks to fourth grader Tarce and our friends at PIX11 News, Tim Morehouse, Olympic Silver Medalist at the Beijing Games, visited our Harlem campus and surprised students with the news of the relaunch of Storefront Academy's fencing program in the fall with Fencing in the Schools.


Storefront Academy featured on ABC7's Here & Now

Storefront Academy's leadership and special student guest, 7th grader Donovan, spoke with host Sandra Bookman about our signature educational model and our recent replication in the South Bronx.


Storefront Academy Harlem’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.


Storefront Academy Harlem a Finalist for the Brooke W. Mahoney Award

Trustees from our Harlem campus were thrilled to be nominated for this prestigious award, administered by VCG Governance Matters and presented every year to an organization that has shown exceptional non-profit board governance practices.


This spring, renowned New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham, visited the Storefront Academy Harlem campus to capture images from around campus. The images were specially published as part of his weekly Evening Hours column, which typically featured photos from events around the city.


 Harlem School Opens Branch in South Bronx (DNA Info)

A special feature on the opening of Storefront Academy South Bronx in September 2015, highlighting the replication of a 50-year educational model.


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