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PRESS, PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS & MAGAZINE ARTICLES ABOUT THE LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SUCCESS STORY

The Journal News: For Westchester, Rockland & Putnam Counties, New York State

“Mt. Vernon Students Show Their Grasp of Science at School Expo"

Lincoln School students demonstrate and articulate their scientific discoveries at the school's 25th Annual Science Expo.

By Hannan Adely; May 15, 2009

See: Article (PDF)

The Journal News: For Westchester, Rockland & Putnam Counties, New York State

“Kids Plot Strategy at Chess Tournament"

The George Anderson National Chess Foundation Holiday tournament returned to Lincoln Elementary School for the 15th year.  Lincoln Chess Team members again won several first place individual and team trophies.

By Theresa Juva; December 13, 2008

See: ArticlePg1; Article Pg2

The Journal News: For Westchester, Rockland & Putnam Counties, New York State

“Classical Pianist Plays for Graduates"

Renowed Russian pianist Katya Grineva (www.katyagrineva.com) performs during Lincoln Elementary School graduation...At the graduation ceremony, Principal George Albano introduced Grineva by saying, "My gift to the graduates is the gift of classical music."

By Jamie Holloman; June 2008

See: Full Article (PDF)

The Achiever Publication by the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

“Interdisciplinary Curriculum, Strong Leadership Account for 100-Percent Proficiency at New York School" Nothing Left to Chance at Lincoln School in Mount Vernon, NY

By Nicole L. Ashby, Editor "The Achiever"; May 2007

See: Full Publication (PDF); Photos of Meade Family (PDF)

“It's Being Done: Academic Success in Unexpected Schools”

By Karin Chenoweth, 2007

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.

See: Book Excerpt (Doc)

See: Preview Including Lincoln Profile (Doc)

Phi Delta Kappan International Professional Journal for Education

“Meeting Superman: Principal George Albano”

By John Merrow, February 2004 [Magazine cover story by Peabody Award-winning reporter]

See: Full Document (PDF)

The New York Times

“Using Love, and Chess Lessons, to Defy Theories on Race & Test Scores”

By Lisa W. Foderaro, April 7, 2002

See: Full Document (Digital Text)

The Virginian – Pilot

“Closing the Gap: N.Y. principal offers model for closing testing gaps”

By Kristen King & David Gulliver, April 8, 2004

See: Full Document (Digital Text)

WestchesterParent - Circulated in Westchester, Rockland, Greenwich & Stamford.  www.parentsknow.com

“Celebrate with us as we honor: Five Heroes of Westchester”

By Robin Green , Kristen J. Gough October 2002

See: Full Document (Digital Text)

The Journal News: For Westchester, Rockland & Putnam Counties, New York State

“For Albanos, Education is a Family Tradition”

By Alison Bert, August 25, 2003

See: Full Document (Digital Text)

The Journal News: For Westchester, Rockland & Putnam Counties, New York State

“Education chief praises school's achievements”

By David McKay Wilson, November 16, 2004

See: Full Article (PDF)

The Journal News: For Westchester, Rockland & Putnam Counties, New York State

“Intentional improvement”; Editorial, November 18, 2004

See: Full Article (PDF)

USA TODAY

“School-reform critics ignore power of accountability”; Editorial, December 4, 2003

See: Full Document (Digital Text)

District Administration - The Magazine for Educational Leaders

“Local Progress Grabs National Attention: The secret to success at this district’s top elementary school starts with respect.”  Featuring comments by the U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige about "The Lincoln School Success Story."

By Angela Pascopella, April 2004

See: Full Document (PDF)

Gannett Suburban Newspapers

“Some Schools Shine When ‘Similar’ Programs Compared”; March 1998

The Washington Post

“N.Y. Educators Say Legislation Takes Standard Tests Too Far”; January 2002

National Urban League (paperback)

“Working Together: A Model for School Reform”

Edited by Hugh B. Price & Lee A. Daniels, Copyright 2002

See: Cover (JPG)

Westchester Family Magazine

“Back-To-School Bulletin Board: Achievement Lessons”; September 2004

See: Full Feature (JPG)

Urban League Opportunity Journal

“Our Children Equal Our Destiny” “Scientificicus Elementarium” (an article about developing a love of science at Lincoln Elementary School in Mt. Vernon, N.Y.), July 2002

See: Feature (JPG)