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Promise Academy ribbon cutting for new building

At a ribbon cutting ceremony, public officials and members of the Harlem community helped celebrate the completion of the new Promise Academy I school building and community center built within Harlem's St. Nicholas Houses. President/CEO Geoffrey Canada was joined by Mayor Bloomberg, Chancellor Walcott, NYCHA Chairman John Rhea and representatives from Goldman Sachs and the HCZ Board of Trustees.

Classes and community center programs in the new building begin this summer.


Geoffrey Canada's TED Talk

HCZ President Geoffrey Canada spoke about the need for education reform on a PBS/TED Talk televised special. Click to hear his full talk.

Wall Street Journal oped on federal spending

In this Wall Street Journal opinion piece, HCZ President and CEO Geoffrey Canada, HCZ Chair Stanley Druckenmiller and former Federal Reserve board member Kevin Warsh weigh in on the threat of government over-spending to our children and our nation's future.







Harvard to bestow medal upon Geoffrey Canada

The Harvard University Graduate School of Education has announced that HCZ President and CEO Geoffrey Canada will be awarded their Medal for Education Impact for his contributions to education. The award is given each year to one who changes the field of education for the better. Read the article here.



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