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Cuomo, teachers honored by NYC Outward Bound Schools

NYC Outward Bound Schools

NYC Outward Bound Schools sent over these pictures from its 2013 gala last week at the Pierre Hotel, which raised $1.2 million for the 11 schools in the network.

The schools honored Gov. Andrew Cuomo with its Educational Leadership Award. Anees Mohammad, a student at the Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders, presented the prize.

And a teacher from the Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School in Brooklyn took home a prize of her own. Jessica Kruse, an English as a second language teacher who is also nationally board certified, won the Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award.

Last year, Kruse shared excerpts of some of her English as a Second Language students’ essays in the GothamSchools Community section.

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