Press Releases

Institute for Student Achievement Announces New President to Succeed Retiring Gerry House

July 14, 2017
Dr. Stephanie Wood-Garnett has been appointed ISA's next president. Wood-Garnett succeeds Dr. Gerry House who announced her retirement earlier this month after nearly two decades of leadership. Read More

Corinne Cornibe, Math Teacher at Academy for Young Writers, selected Big Apple Award Winner

May 23, 2017
NEW YORK – Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the winners of the fifth annual Big Apple Awards, honoring 19 recipients and celebrating the incredible work of New York City public school teachers. The Big Apple Awards... Read More

Celebrating the Life of Lilo J. Leeds (1928-2016)

September 9, 2016
The Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) joins the family and friends of Lilo J. Leeds in remembering and celebrating her extraordinary life and accomplishments, particularly her unrelenting fight for social justice and excellent... Read More

Innovation High school holds admission lottery

March 11, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Innovation High school holds admission lottery 300+ students seeking admission in response to school’s very successful first year March 10, 2015 Jersey City, NJ – Innovation High School, a new public... Read More

New Social Justice High School in Detroit Engages in Meaningful Community Partnerships to Drive Student Success

November 12, 2014
Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) provides instructional expertise to new Equity Educational Management Solutions school in Detroit. Read More