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Half a Million Dollar Grant Awarded to Brooklyn’s Hebrew Language Academy Charter School

Hebrew Public school awarded grant from Borough President Adams Grant provides $500,000 for science & technology New York – The office of Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams has awarded a $500,000 capital grant to Hebrew Language Academy (HLA) for “STEAM” (science, technology, engineering, art & design, and mathematics) equipment. HLA is a flagship school of […]

HLA2 Names New Director of Operations

Former Human Resources Director, Lina Shuster, has been named director of operations at Hebrew Language Academy 2 – the newest Hebrew Public school opening in District 21. “We believe Lina brings the necessary expertise to ensure smooth and efficient operations management at HLA2,” Elyse Piker director of school operations at Hebrew Public said. “Her prior […]

Founding Head of School Named for HLA2

New York –  Hebrew Language Academy 2, which will open in CSD 21 this September and is part of the Hebrew Public network of schools,  appoints new principal. After a thorough and extensive search for a principal, ten year teaching veteran, Ashley Furan, has been named founding head of school for Hebrew Language Academy-2 (HLA2). “We believe […]

‘Diverse Charter School’ is Not an Oxymoron

‘Diverse Charter School’ Is Not An Oxymoron by Sara Berman Ten years ago, when we applied for permission to establish the city’s first Hebrew-language public charter school in Brooklyn’s District 22, representatives from the Department of Education questioned us about who exactly would patronize our proposed school. The DOE worried that only Jewish families would […]

Hebrew Public Approved for Second School in Brooklyn

Hebrew Language Academy 2 to Open in CSD 21 in Fall of 2017 Regents Approved only Three of 25 Applicants   November 16, 2016 – The New York State Board of Regents has authorized the opening of Hebrew Language Academy 2, a school that will be part of the Hebrew Public schools network. Hebrew Public, […]