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Charter vs. Magnet School

July 24, 2024 Success Academy

Charter schools and magnet schools both offer unique benefits compared with traditional district schools, but they’re not the same thing. While magnet schools are often a part of a school...Read more

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Charter School Uniforms & Dress Code

July 9, 2024 Success Academy

Are you a new Success Academy family? Go here to access your first uniform for free. If you’ve never experienced the positive impacts of a school uniform policy, you likely have questions. How do sc... Read more

What is a Charter School?

January 24, 2024 Success Academy

Charter schools operate independently of local school districts. They have greater flexibility than traditional public schools in curriculum, schedule, teacher hiring and development allocation of ... Read more

Sewing the Seeds: Where Academics Meets Fashion

November 7, 2023 Success Academy

Sporting a pair of chunky glasses, a fresh set of sparkly nails, and eye-catching accessories, Lyana Moore — a sophomore at HSLA-Manhattan — manages to show off her personality and style while rem... Read more

Dear HSLA–Brooklyn Scholars

October 12, 2023 Success Academy

The school year is well underway, and from where I sit, our community at HSLA-Brooklyn is on track to make it the most memorable one yet. I wanted to take a moment to share some advice with my scholar... Read more

Growing Through the Game

October 3, 2023 Success Academy

Ever since I can remember, basketball has been a part of my life. As a kid, I spent hours on the sidelines watching my siblings and cousins play and witnessed my uncle win the 1993 national championsh... Read more

I thought coding was boring … SA scholars proved me wrong!

September 21, 2023 Success Academy

When tasked with observing the HSLA Freshman Computer Science Fellows, I admit I was nervous. I, perhaps like many others, have stereotyped what it looks like to write and develop code: too difficult ... Read more


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