ACTIVITES & EVENTS
IN THE MEDIA
July 13, 2018
José Pimienta, a graduate who goes by “pepper” because his last name means that in Spanish, said to remember him because he’ll be a rich investor soon.
One of Pimienta’s teachers — Carlos Acevedo — gave Pimienta and some of his classmates a special graduation gift: Zcash, a cryptocurrency that launched in late 2016.
May 2, 2016
Folashade Olatunde is a teen in the "Boogie down Bronx," where hip-hop was supposedly born. It's also a part of New York City where most families earn under $30,000 a year.
Expect to see her on TV or running for elected office one day, she says, but right now she's focused on college. Only 11% of adults in her zip code...
NY Times - To Teach a Child to Read, First Give Him Glasses
August 6, 2016
One teacher's idea to lift poor students: A starter stash of Zcash (The Washington Post)
MACS: A Projects Based School
June 14, 2018
CNN Money - "I'd be the first in my family to graduate college"