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M.S. 113 Ronald Edmonds Learning Center
300 Adelphi St, Brooklyn, NY 11205
M.S. 113 is named after Ronald Edmonds, an influential African-American educator who spearheaded a series of majorMore reforms in city schools in the 1970s. The public playground next to the school is also named for Edmonds, and is often teeming with middle school students in uniform. The school received a "C" grade from the city in the 2009-2010 year.
Community Partnership Charter School
241 Emerson Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Community Partnership Charter School is a neighborhood school open to all students who are eligible to enroll in NewMore York City public schools. There are no financial or academic requirements for admission, and the school offers a rigorous academic program that helps students explore and develop their own special talents. The curriculum includes reading, writing, math, science, social studies, music, movement, physical education, technology, Spanish and art. Check the website for a schedule of events and details on admission and registration.
P.S. 287
50 Navy St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
P.S. 287 is a small elementary school on the edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In the 2009-2010 year, the school receivedMore an overall "B" grade from the city. The school shares a building with the controversial Khalil Gibran Academy. Some P.S. 287 parents initially objected to sharing the space when the plan was first announced in 2008, but there has been little public debate since.
Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Part of the nascent "BAM Cultural District," the Mark Morris Dance Center is the high profile headquarters for the danceMore company and school. There are seven dance studios, as well as public spaces. Though Morris has largely retired from the stage, he remains an active and opinionated member of the Fort Greene arts scene.