September 16, 2012

Brooklyn Latin School Uses Classic Methods and Principles To Prepare Students for the Modern World


Brooklyn Latin School uses classic methods and principles to prepare students for the modern world
Principal Jason Griffiths tapped to model the Bushwick magnet school after Boston Latin, America's oldest institution and alma mater of John Adams and John Hancock
By Michael Menna
September 9, 2012

At the Brooklyn Latin School, the old and the new make a good team.

Born out of Mayor Bloomberg’s 2005 announcement to create seven select public schools, the Bushwick magnet school has sought to use old-school methods and principles to better prepare its students for a modern world.

Though some skeptics doubted whether the top floors of Bushwick’s PS 147 could provide a suitable site for a school like Brooklyn Latin — concerned that New York families might view its premium on Old World virtues as dated and out-of-touch — a quick glance at teacher-student discussions shows enthusiasm is never a problem there.

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