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Lessons from Uncommon Schools, a group that starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college

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Learn about how Uncommon Schools started

History

Organizational Timeline 1997: North Star Academy founded in Newark, New Jersey. 2005: Uncommon Schools formalizes its mission as a charter management organization with the goal of starting and managing schools that create transformative college prep opportunities for low-income children.

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Homepage - Uncommon Schools

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit organization that manages public K-12 charter schools in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York.

Congratulations to Uncommon Schools for winning the Broad Prize!

Homepage - Uncommon Schools

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit organization that manages public K-12 charter schools in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York.

Learn about how Uncommon Schools started

History

Organizational Timeline 1997: North Star Academy founded in Newark, New Jersey. 2005: Uncommon Schools formalizes its mission as a charter management organization with the goal of starting and managing schools that create transformative college prep opportunities for low-income children.

Roxbury Prep Brochure, an Uncommon School, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

An Uncommon Thank-You note, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

Uncommon School's awesome regional guides to Newark, Rochester & Troy for educators moving to the area, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…

"I Am Uncommon:" educators from Uncommon Schools, designed by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford on Behance

Sarah is a graduate of Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communications Design program. She brings a myriad of experiences to her profession as a designer. With a background in teaching, education administration, nonprofits and marketing, Sarah is excited about digital design, storytelling, and crafting effective and compelling experiences for users. Sarah began her career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching 4th grade for two years in the South Bronx. During that time, she received her…