Stairs Academy School Designs

What is STAIRS ACADEMY’s “Bold Idea”?

In 2019, STAIRS ACADEMY’s Educational Nonprofit was invited by the NYCDOE to participate in the Imagine NYC Schools initiative, in the hopes of creating a new innovative public school.

In March 2020 the program was cut short by the COVID-19 Pandemic, when NYC’s priorities shifted from new school creation to surviving and maintaining existing schools which were in crisis. One of the things asked of us was “What is your ‘Bold Idea’?” meaning, what new ideas are you bringing to the table, that we should create a new public school based on your vision? The following, written in 2019, was out answer.