Building Futures Newsletter – Construction in Harlem

Cooke School and Institute school building project featured in on

One of the four new schools coming to Harlem has begun construction, according to photos taken earlier this month by CityRealty. Founded in 1987 by a group of NYC parents disgruntled with the lack of choices for their children with Down syndrome, the Cooke School and Institute now provides schooling and services for nearly 300 students ages 5-21 with developmental disabilities. A different kind of private special education, the organization believes every child should have the opportunity to become self-sufficient and independent, regardless of income. Read more here