The City College Academy of the Arts, founded in 2005, is a 6th to 12th grade New York City Department of Education /City University of New York/The Children’s Aid Society early college, full-service community school, in northern Manhattan.


In partnership with the United Way of the Bay Area, The Children’s Aid Society National Center for Community Schools (NCCS) planned and co-hosted a “Community Schools Fundamentals” conference in Oakland, California, on December 4 and 5.

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On December 4, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Chancellor Dennis Walcott and Chief Academic Officer and Senior Deputy Chancellor Shael Polakow-Suransky held a press conference to announce that during the 2012-2013 school year New York City students had achieved an all-time record high school graduation rate.

What's Informing Our Thinking

The Social Neuroscience of Education: Optimizing Attachment & Learning in the Classroom by Louis Cozolino, Published by W.W. Norton & Company, 2013