Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace Dianne Suiter

Sustaining Change: The Struggle to Maintain Identity at Central Park East Secondary School

Central Park East Secondary School (CPESS) in East Harlem was one of the most highly acclaimed and successful schools to come out of the period of school reform in the 1980s from which the Coalition of Essential Schools emerged. Noted progressive educator Deborah Meier founded CPESS in 1985 not as a reform model, but as a continuation of the specific

Horace: Dianne Suiter Published: December 2, 2009 By: Deborah Meier, Dianne Suiter Topics: Sustainability