TELEVISION, RADIO SPECIALS & PUBLICATIONS ABOUT THE LINCOLN SCHOOL SUCCESS
News - Parents Can Use"
nationwide news (T.V. & internet) program; February 20, 2007
The U.S. Department of Education presents "Math and Science Education:
Critical Skills for the 21st Century."
Lincoln Elementary is featured on their one-hour live "Educational News -
Parents Can Use" television show, which is beamed out live and/ or
rebroadcast to 90% of U.S. homes.
Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and Mount Vernon Superintendent of
Schools Brenda Smith discuss "The Lincoln Success Story."
Includes a live exclusive video visit to Lincoln in Mount Vernon, NY.
Washington D.C. reporter, Doris McMillion
"Shiller Math Behind the News"
internet show; Live show on October 23, 2007 - 6:00 p.m.
and George Albano, nationally recognized educational reformist and pioneer
in closing elementary achievement gaps across all academic subjects and
backgrounds, discussed how to make the United States #1 in mathematics.
CBS – "Market
nationwide news; September 4, 2005
Writing, and Technology"
in-depth look at trends in technology and how they affect our nation's
schools. The viewer learns how the Lincoln School Principal, George C.
Albano uses entrepreneurship to bring technology to his school.
NEWS-12-TV, aired November 14 and 15, 2004
New York State
Education Commissioner, Richard P. Mills, visits Lincoln School to study its
recipe for success.
CBS – "60 MINUTES"
nationwide; October 13, 2004
in-depth look at a school-wide election for Student Council
held at Lincoln Elementary School in Mount Vernon,
high-performing, progressive urban elementary school, not only prides itself
in developing its students academically; socially; and morally, but also
teaches each child the importance of civic responsibility and voting.
FOX – News Channel
nationwide; October 10, 2004
Rotten Kids: Taking Control” – An in-depth look at the important role
parents play in the social, moral and academic development of their
Host: Judith Regan
PBS – Jim Lehrer NewsHour
– nationwide; November 12, 2003
Topic: “Closing the
CBS – Half-Hour
February 22, 2003
Topic: “The Lincoln
School Success Story – The Recipe for Success”
CBS – News special;
April 26, 2002,
WOR – Joey Reynolds
– Live Talk Show
syndicated talk show airs late night Mon – Fri nationwide. Mr.
Albano is a regular guest & discusses educational issues with Mr. Reynolds
and his other guest.
Joey Reynolds Website
Being Done: Academic Success in Unexpected Schools”
by Karin Chenoweth
Lincoln Elementary School is featured in a new book
from Harvard Educational Press, along with more than a dozen other
high-poverty or high-minority schools that are dispelling the myth that
students of poverty and students of color are incapable of meeting the
learning standards that white, middle-class children meet.
Chenoweth is a writer for "Achievement Alliance" in Washington, D.C. She is
a former educational writer for The Washington Post and former senior writer
and executive editor of "Black Issue in Higher Education" (now Diverse).
release: Harvard Educational Press; Cambridge, MA; Copyright 2007
Available: Harvard Educational Press or
in America,” 4th edition
Author: George S.
University of North
Chairperson, Early Childhood Education department
Topic: Mr. Albano is
a contributing writer in this publication which is designed for students who
are studying to be teachers, PreK – 12. Areas covered include: The
importance of schools in society; What are the key factor for making schools
successful today?; and What are the aims of educators at Lincoln School and
release: Allyn & Bacon; Spring 2005