October 16, 2019- Bridge Prep’s Executive Director Tim Castanza was invited to join experts and leaders in education for students with dyslexia in a high-profile forum on dyslexia diagnosis and education in New York State. The forum, run by the Rockefeller Institute of Government, featured discussions between other policymakers, practitioners, and researchers and addressed pressing […]
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Word about Bridge Prep is spreading across the country! Check out this article about our school featured in Cincinnati media.
PIX 11 stopped for to learn more about Bridge Prep, our journey and the work we are doing with our Bridge Builders. We especially love the celebrity appearances from our Bold. Bright. and Unique students!
We were so excited to welcome Fox 5 into our building to talk about all things Bridge Prep and to highlight our unique programming for our students. You can check out the whole video and story below.
Chalkbeat NY’s incredible article about the reading crisis and experience of families across NYC was centered around the impact that Bridge Prep’s founding has on so many students, even those who will never attend the school. Read Full Article Here
Friends, As an educator, an advocate and a Staten Islander, I believe that all children have the ability to learn and to be successful and that all children deserve a high- quality educational option that meets their specific needs. Students often require a different, more personalized academic approach in order to reach their maximum potential; […]
“Laura Timoney knew that New York City’s first charter school designed for students with dyslexia would become a reality when she and its other founders were able to envision a full day in the life of a student. “ Check out Chalkbeat NY’s first article on Bridge Prep’s authorization by the New York State Board […]
Students struggling to learn due to dyslexia could soon have a school geared toward their academic needs. The state Board of Regents has approved the proposal to establish the Bridge Preparatory Charter School, dedicated to meeting the needs of students who have dyslexia and other language-based learning difficulties.
STATEN ISLAND — Parents desperate to get their children with dyslexia the daily instruction they needed went out on their own to solve the problem. These changemakers, along with advocates and elected leaders, helped to create a one of a kind public school that is now leading the way in learning. Welcome to Bridge Preparatory […]
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Staten Island students with dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities were welcomed as “Bridge Builders” when they entered the new Bridge Preparatory Charter School this month. The new charter opened its doors for the first time on Sept. 5, becoming the first and only public charter school in New York State dedicated to serving students with […]