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John King Elected New York State Education Commissioner

Tue, 05/17/2011

Tue, 05/17/2011 Uncommon Schools (Uncommon), one of the leading nonprofit charter management organizations in the country, is proud to announce that Dr. John B King, Jr., former Uncommon Schools Managing Director, was approved unanimously yesterday as New York State Education Commissioner and President of the University of the State of New York.

Uncommon Schools 2010 Results

Uncommon Posts Strong Results in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts
Tue, 09/21/2010

Uncommon Posts Strong Results in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts Tue, 09/21/2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Searcy Milam smilam@uncommonschools.org 347-768-0784 PRESS RELEASE

Uncommon Schools Expands to Boston

Uncommon announces new partnership with Roxbury Prep
Thu, 06/10/2010

Uncommon announces new partnership with Roxbury Prep Thu, 06/10/2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Brigid Ganley, Uncommon Schools, bganley@uncommonschools.org; 212-844-7922 Uncommon Schools Expands to Boston National non-profit announces local partnership with Roxbury Prep  

Uncommon Schools Managing Director John King to Join New York State Education Department as Senior Deputy Commissioner for P-12 Education

Managing Director Brett Peiser to lead Uncommon's New York City schools
Tue, 09/15/2009

Managing Director Brett Peiser to lead Uncommon's New York City schools Tue, 09/15/2009 September 15, 2009   Dear Friends,  

U.S. Education Secretary Visits North Star Academy on his "Listening and Learning" Tour

Fri, 06/05/2009

Fri, 06/05/2009 Contact: Julie Shah Associate Director of Development and Marketing Phone: 347-287-7812 jshah@uncommonschools.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2009   PRESS RELEASE U.S. EDUCATION SECRETARY VISITS NORTH STAR ACADEMY ON HIS "LISTENING AND LEARNING" TOUR

Uncommon Schools Boosts Teacher Recruitment Efforts with New Campaign

Mon, 02/02/2009

Mon, 02/02/2009 Contact: Julie Shah Associate Director of Development and Marketing Phone: 347-287-7812 jshah@uncommonschools.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2009  

North Star Academy Posts Outstanding Results on 2008 New Jersey State Assessments

Mon, 10/20/2008

Mon, 10/20/2008 Contact: Megan C. Zug Director of Marketing Phone: 617-645-4063 mzug@uncommonschools.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2008   PRESS RELEASE NORTH STAR ACADEMY POSTS OUTSTANDING RESULTS ON 2008 NEW JERSEY STATE ASSESSMENTS Students Close Achievement Gap  

Excellence Charter School ranked top elementary school in New York City

Wed, 09/17/2008

Wed, 09/17/2008 Contact: Megan C. Zug Director of Marketing Phone: 617-645-4063 mzug@uncommonschools.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2008