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Sarah Rosenberg, Speech & Debate Coach, Bronx Prep

The Democracy Prep DREAM Team staff profile for October is Sarah Rosenberg, an amazing speech and debate coach at Bronx Prep High School and Middle School.

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Staff Profile: Greg Daniel, Civic Coordinator, Harlem Prep Middle

The Democracy Prep DREAM Team staff profile for September is Greg Daniel, an amazing history teacher, grade level leader and civic coordinator at Harlem Prep Middle School.

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We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For

Katie Duffy, CEO of Democracy Prep Public Schools, talks about how the work of education is difficult. But we can not wait for someone else to make it easier.

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DPCHS Graduation 2014

Our second graduation at The Apollo Theater with ABC’s Robin Roberts as the keynote speaker.

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DPCHS Class of 2018

Graduating seniors share their memories of their time at Democracy Prep.

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DPCHS Senior Signing Day 2014

Our scholars celebrating their college acceptances!

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Juggling Club at HPE

When teacher, Alexa Miller, signed up to lead a juggling club for third and fourth graders at Harlem Prep Elementary, the results were nothing short of magical as the scholars bonded over learning this unique skill.

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DREAM Big! College Acceptance Reactions

Our scholars react with shouts of joy, hugs, and thunderous applause as they find out which college they will head to in the fall!

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Staff Profile: Ron Brady, Regional Director, Democracy Prep Public Schools

First up in our profiles of Democracy Prep DREAM Team members is Ron Brady, our Regional Director for Camden, New Jersey.

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Why Democracy Prep

Think Democracy Prep is the right fit for you? Find out why our incredible DREAM Team chose to work here. Come Change the World with us!

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Korea, On The New Horizon

The Arirang's documentary Korea on the New Horizon features Democracy Prep Public Schools as an exemplary school that implemented Korean educational values in American schools. The documentary highlights the reasons and resounding benefits of teaching Korean language in Harlem.

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Hunter, We Love Harlem Prep

In celebration of School Choice Week, HPE's Hunter College classroom wanted to share just how "irreplaceable" our school is to us. If you ask us, we think our school is pretty "flawless." Don't be too "jealous"!

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Work Hard. Go to College. Change the World!

The motto of Democracy Prep Public Schools is Work Hard. Go to College. Change the World! Legendary journalist Dan Rather lent his voice to help explain how our motto infuses everything we do.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Democracy Prep!

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Watch as our scholars share what they are thankful for in our latest video!

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A Special Message From Katie Duffy

Democracy Prep is celebrating its seventh first day a school with a message from its new CEO, Katie Duffy.

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I am Democracy Prep Because…

Democracy Prep's first class of seniors will be graduating in June and heading to college. Seth Andrew, the founder, is also "graduating" with the seniors. This video tells the story of Democracy Prep and the extraordinary work it took to make it happen.

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I’m Going To College

Democracy Prep is celebrating its first graduating class of seniors. 100 percent of them have already received at least one college acceptance. Here's to the class of 2013!

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Korean Language and Culture Program

For many students, exposure to Korean language and culture is rare, but Democracy Prep incorporates Korean educational values into the culture of the school, and our scholars are engaged in Korean language and cultural courses.

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Inauguration of a DREAM: Choice & Voice in Harlem

Democracy Prep's amazing sixth grade citizen-scholars sing their civic message loud and proud to the tune of the Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" in honor of the Presidential Inauguration.

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Vote For Somebody

Democracy Prep's amazing fourth grade scholars want you to vote this November 6th! The Harlem Prep Hawks sing their civic message loud and proud to the tune of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe."

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Democracy Prep Public Schools

See what we're all about on this virtual tour of Democracy Prep Public Schools. Everyday, our citizen-scholars journey along the path to college and a lifetime of active citizenship. and live our motto: "Work Hard. Go to College. Change the World."

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Scholars Abroad: London 2012

As part of our "See the World to Change the World" mission, Democracy Prep 9th grade Scholars Abroad visited London, immersing themselves in the city's rich history and culture. This video doc of their trip shares their adventures.

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Democracy Prep Marches for Trayvon Martin

In a display of civic engagement and boldly embodying our mission to build citizen-scholars, Democracy Prep Scholars organized and held a "240 Hoodie March" along with a day of activism in support of Trayvon Martin on April 5th.

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Democracy Prep Charter School

"We knew we could do better and our students could do better." Watch this video to learn about Democracy Prep Charter School. Parents, teachers, students, and founder and Superintendent Seth Andrew share what makes DPCS a success.

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Democracy Prep Scholar Ana Enriquez speaks at TEDx Harlem

On March 27, 2012 Democracy Prep was honored to demonstrate active leadership in the Harlem community by participating in the inaugural TEDxHarlem. Watch 11th grade scholar Ana Enriquez's talk on civic engagement.

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Scholars Abroad: Ecuador 2012

As part of our "See the World to Change the World" mission, Democracy Prep 10th grade Scholars Abroad visited Ecuador, working at an orphanage outside Quito and making some new friends. This video doc of their trip shares their adventures.

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Mayor Bloomberg Visits Harlem Prep

On February 8th, Mayor Bloomberg visited Harlem Prep. Here, the mayor is greeted by our scholars, dons a signature yellow hat, and reminds reporters that here we"Work Hard. Go to College. Change the World!"

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Scholars Light up the Stage with A Night of One Acts at Democracy Prep

Over three nights in early February, our scholars staged A Night of One Acts. Seven different one-act plays were performed highlighting our drama program, just another thing that makes Democracy Prep a success. 

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Jay-Z Reps Democracy Prep

Democracy Prep High School scholars earned tickets to see Jay-Z's concert to benefit the United Way & the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation. The next night they returned to meet the rapper and got this video in support of our motto!

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KBS Korean News visits Democracy Prep Public Schools

Democracy Prep scholars show off their language skills and cultural appreciation as they explain the benefits of our fantastic Korean Program spotlighted by Korean Broadcasting and aired on primetime television.

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The New Harlem Prep

Witness the birth of Harlem Prep Charter School. Mandated to close after failing its students for a decade, Harlem Day Charter School is now in the process of being transformed. The turnaround at Harlem Prep is underway.

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Democracy Prep Kickoff with Kickball

We work hard and sometimes we play hard too. Our teachers and staff embrace what we call at Democracy Prep the j-factor: joy. Here, you can see some of our teacher-athletes bring their A-games to our Kickball Kickoff.

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“Ant’s World” Episode 5 featuring Democracy Prep Public Schools

Film Maker Anthony Hull visited Democracy Prep Public Schools in his documentary web series "Ant's Word" to share what he calls "a school on the forefront of educational reform". Here, you can view the episode in its entirety.

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