BUGS in the news


Independent Charter Schools Aim to Elevate Their Status

Education Week

By Arianna Prothero | October 4, 2017

Under Stress, Students in New York Schools Find Calm in Meditation


The New York Times

By Elizabeth A. Harris | October 23, 2015

Reading, Writing, Required Silence: How Meditation Is Changing Schools And Students

Huffington Post

By Jaweed Kaleem| June 12, 2015

Long-tagged as a weak point in the educational system, middle school education is beginning to stage a long overdue turnaround. One promising new program is The Brooklyn Urban Garden School, known as “BUGS,’’ a new charter middle school for District 15 that opened its doors this fall in the Coop’s backyard.
— Page 6 of the Linewaiters' Gazette Volume II, Number 2. January 23, 2014 By Allison Pennell

Principal at New Charter School Aims to Create 'Empowered Learners'



By Leslie Albrecht | September 23, 2013

New Brooklyn School Focuses on Sustainability


Brooklyn Downtown Star

by Andrew Pavia | Aug 29, 2012