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Our Director of National Initiatives, Marguerite Lukes, talks about USDOE grant, Project RISE!

New York Times article about our Brooklyn International High School’s Cricket Team!

John Starkey, our new principal of Lafayette High School was featured in The Buffalo News!

Hal Colston, an Equity Fellow, was featured in the VTDIGGER article, which mentions Deeper Learning Equity Fellows, Big Picture, and Internationals Network!

While playing soccer, these Rooklyn International players are learning to adapt a new life! This wonderful story and our Brooklyn International High School were featured in New York Times !

Learn how Mastery-based Learning is improving our students’ outcomes at Flushing International High School!

Cuya, a graduate of ELLIS Preparatory Academy, is now headed to St. John Fisher College with a full scholarship! His incredible story was featured in Public Radio International!

An inspiring story of this year’s valedictorian at Pan American International High School was featured in New York Daily News!

“It can be done,” said Juan Carlos Perez, IHS Union Square math teacher & Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, soon to get professional license. His story was featured in New York Times!

Wonderful news from International High School at Langley Park! Christine Gilliard-Arthur, a teacher at the International High School at Langley Park, was selected as recipient of the 2016 Christa McAuliffe Outstanding Teacher Award. Congratulations, Ms. Gilliard-Arthur!

A bike club at the International High School at Union Square was featured on WNYC Radio! A compelling story about how the club provides a place for English language learners to engage and explore their possibilities by learning how the bike works!

International High School at Langley Park was featured in the April issue of the Maryland State Education Association magazine!

Check out our Executive Director, Joe Luft’s interview with Bonnie Lathram, the Learner Experience Manager at Getting Smart!

Shirlyka Hector from International High School at Lafayette was honored as one of five scholars by Children’s Defense Fund and celebrated her achievements at the Children’s Defense Fund-New York annual Beat the Odds Gala!

Our students at International High School at Prospect Heights participating Rock-Climbing Mentorship program were featured on NY1 News!

A former principal of International High School at LaGuardia Community College, John Starkey is now the head of Buffalo’s Lafayette High School. Check out his interview with City & State!

Newest story of International High School at Langley Park and Internationals Network for Public Schools were featured in CITYLAB!

Kahtira Darvish, a senior at Flushing Internationals Network for High School was featured on NY1 Scholar Athlete of the Week!

Internationals Network for Public Schools and Big Picture Learning are now accepting nominations for Deeper Learning Equity Fellows Cohort 2!

Our two schools in Prince George’s County and their efforts to help immigrant youth achieve success were featured in ABC 7-WJLA!

Francis Hammond International Academy in Alexandria, Virginia and their wonderful work with immigrant students featured in Alexandria Times!

Lara Evangelista, principal of the Flushing International High School was mentioned in an EdWeek article regarding the importance of “High-Order Thinking” for English language learners.

Victor Ramirez Pablo, a student from Oakland International High School, was mentioned in NPR piece regarding unaccompanied minors.

Four students from Brooklyn International High School were invited to the White House for Astronomy Night. One of the students, Agatha Sofia Alvarez, pointed out parts of a telescope to President Barack Obama!

Cambel Iribuka, a senior from Claremont International High School, spoke about the importance of college advising and counseling on ABC News!

Internationals Network for Public Schools hosts Annual Fall Professional Development Conference at Claremont International High School in Bronx. More information can be found here. Register here: http://bit.ly/FallPDRegistration2015

Internationals Network for Public Schools Announces New Executive Director, Effective Jan. 1

A math teacher from International High School at Union Square empowering students by teaching them how to ride a bike featured in Bicycling!

Students, Teachers and Principal from International High School at Lafayette sharing their stories on Latino USA, a national public radio station!

Opening of International High School at Largo was featured on NBC4!

San Francisco International High School teachers and students fighting for the diplomas when the state cancelled the state exams

Opening of Francis Hammond International Academy in Alexandria, Virginia featured in Education Week!

For Immediate Release: Big Picture Learning & Internationals Network Announce Equity Fellows Program; Call for Nominations Open!.

Bronx International High School student, Darinel Montero introduces President Obama at launch of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance.

Interview with Dr. Claire E. Sylvan, Internationals Network Executive Director on Hechinger Report -These schools graduate English learners at a rate nearly 75 percent higher than other schools. What are they doing right?

International Academy at Cardozo in Washington D.C. and their work with undocumented students featured in Education Week!

Board of Regents approves appeal process for ELLs – Joint Statement by Internationals Network and New York Immigration Coalition

We are proud to support all our students. Read about our work with unaccompanied minors in the New York Times, Washington Post, and the NPR. More coverage can be found here.

The results are in: Deeper Learning works for our schools and students! As a member of the Deeper Learning Network (DLN), Internationals Network for Public Schools is featured in a series of reports led by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

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A window into the International High Schools and the Internationals’ Approach for successfully preparing for English language learners for college and career success.


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Vimeo Class H ICHS Trevor SaffordClass H (2013)

International Community High School students answer questions about their identity as a community of international students – Who are we? Where do we come from? ( more …)

internationalsvidNYCT Grantees At Work (2012)

The New York Community Trust (NYCT) produced this video to highlight Internationals Network’s efforts to expand our successful approach to educating English language learners immigrants ( more …)

stopmotionStop-Motion Animations (2012)

These stop-motion animations were created by students at Flushing International High School for Breakthrough, an organization that promotes human rights and innovative social change. ( more …)

Roll CallRole Call (2011)

Following a rare and unusual on-campus incident of bullying, Flushing International High School Media Arts teacher Dillon Paul collaborated with school alumni Jean Franco Vergaray ( more …)

Google Tech TalksGoogle Tech Talks (2011)

Oakland International High School Principal Carmelita Reyes, Technology teacher Sailaja Suresh, and students Indra Karki, Ana Lopez, Rahwa Muzollo and Omar Gual were invited to ( more …)

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