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Changing History at Excellence Girls Charter School

Excellence Girls Charter School Teacher and Students Excellence Girls Charter School (Brooklyn, New York) was founded, at parents’ urging, as a companion to Excellence Boys Charter School, part of the Uncommon Schools network. Led by Nikki Bowen, Principal of the Elementary Academy, and Meredith Anderson, Principal of the Middle Academy, Excellence Girls is dedicated to preparing young women to be “fierce females”—confident, knowledgeable, and articulate women in a world that has not always made room for women, especially women of color.

Read the Excellence Girls National Blue Ribbon School profile.