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Teacher Appreciation

soaring: the Blog Teacher Appreciation The six Eagle Academy for Young Men public schools are often celebrated for the incredible and inspiring results the young men display socially, emotionally, and academically. Through their powerful and engaging work, young men across the Eagle network, past, and present, rave about the importance of the teachers they had […]

WBC Cares about Eagle Academy

WBC Cares visited with Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem. Eagle Academy is the only school in NYC with a boxing program and now that youth are returning to class, they are going to start it again. It helps to have an activity like this to bring children back to School and keep them […]

Philanthropist Robert F. Smith works to bolster financial literacy

Robert F. Smith tops the list of Black billionaires in America, but it's his philanthropic work that's grabbed the most headlines, including a commencement speech where he promised to pay off the student loans of the 2019 graduating class of Morehouse College. Now Smith's latest gift is designed to teach young people how to handle money, through an app called Goalsetter. TODAY’s Craig Melvin reports.

The Eagle Academy Foundation Announces Major Gift from Robert F. Smith, Powered by Goalsetter App Technology

The Eagle Academy Foundation Announces Major Gift from Robert F. Smith, Powered by Goalsetter App Technology Smith to donate stock shares in five portfolio companies to students, teachers, and staff members of Eagle Academy schools, in partnership with Goalsetter app technology. Read More New York, NY – October 25, 2021 – The Eagle Academy Foundation, a […]

Eagle Celebrates Black History Award-Winning Scholars

Eagle Celebrates Black History Award-winning Scholars Eagle Celebrates Black History Award-winning Scholars The Eagle Academy Foundation is pleased to dedicate our inaugural blog post to the winners of the Fund II Foundation’s Black History in Two Minutes Essay Contest. Eagle scholars were tasked with watching all of the episodes of Black History in Two Minutes, the groundbreaking and award-winning series […]

NYPD commissioner talks social justice with students

NEW YORK — A candid conversation, up close and personal with NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, answering questions from students of color during the Eagle Academy’s 19th virtual town hall to discuss the state of our country, systemic racism, inequality and so much more. “Where we are today, recognizing we have an awful lot of work […]

Report reveals NYC racial gap in degree attainment

A new study outlines the size of the education gap between Black and Hispanic people when compared to white people. The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) report, titled “Building An Inclusive Economy In NYC: Boosting College Attainment,” revealed that 27% of Black and 20% of Hispanic New Yorkers have attained a bachelor’s degree while […]

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