New York City school uses arts, media to motivate students

01/13/2010 | Edutopia.org

Many schools are succeeding despite a high poverty rate among students, a journalist writes in this blog post. One such school, New York City's Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School, uses its curriculum focus to motivate students to publish books, create films and make music. "We think about our students as authentic artists, even if they've never picked up a paintbrush or touched a computer before they got here," the school's principal says of the students, who often struggle academically before enrolling.

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