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The best news comes from the XIIIs newspaper, of course, but we’d like to acknowledge what some of our city, national, and global media outlets have to say about City and Country.

For press inquiries, please contact Director of Communications Christina Hultholm at christinah@cityandcountry.org

C&C Founder Caroline Pratt and her Unit Blocks in The New Yorker


C&C’s founder, the Unit Blocks she invented, and City and Country School were all mentioned in The New Yorker’s recent article, “The Hidden Women of Architecture and Design” by Alexandra Lange.
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Open Letter in the New York Times


C&C Principal Scott Moran joined over 200 other NYC and NY State Independent School leaders to create a statement on gun violence in schools published in the New York Times on Sunday, February 25. You can read the statement here.
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IIIs Block Workshop Mentioned in Independent Ideas


Independent Ideas, the blog of the National Association of Independent Schools, featured the IIIs Block Workshop for Parents held each year at City and Country School.
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PRESS ROOM: Russia’s Semeynoe Profiles C&C in Two Articles


Recently, the education magazine, Semeynoe, published two articles on City and Country School. Semeynoe focuses on home schooling, but is read by educators throughout Russia. We’ve translated the articles and added them to our site along with scans of the original articles.
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PRESS ROOM: Director of Middle/Upper School Alex Ragone on NPR


Over the summer, Alex Ragone, City and Country School’s Director of Middle/Upper School, was selected to participate in a book discussion on NPR’s The Takeaway.
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ALUMNI NEWS: Tobi Bergman ’61 Featured in The Villager


Tobi Bergman ’61, the recently-elected chair of Manhattan’s Community Board Two, was recently featured in a Villager article, “Punchball to Pier 40, making a play for parks.”
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PRESS ROOM: C&C’s Woodshop Mentioned by Wall Street Journal


City and Country School was briefly mentioned in the recent Wall Street Journal article, “Making a Comeback: Home Ec and Woodshop.”
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PRESS ROOM: C&C Featured in Independent School Magazine


C&C is featured in a full page article in the Fall 2014 edition of Independent School, the thrice-yearly publication of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
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PRESS ROOM: BBC Radio 4 Airs Alumna Piece on C&C’s Centennial


Reggie Nadelson ’58 filed a report with the BBC on our Centennial and recent Alumni Reunion.
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PRESS ROOM: The Villager Covers C&C’s Centennial Archives Exhibit


Local paper, The Villager, covered the converging of two neighborhood icons for City and Country’s Archives Exhibit at Jefferson Market Library:
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PRESS ROOM: DNAInfo.com Highlights C&C’s Connection to Greenwich Village


DNAinfo.com covered our Archives Exhibit, “A Century of Learning From Children: Highlights from the City and Country School Archives,” with a focus on how our School influenced, and was greatly influenced by, Greenwich Village.

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PRESS ROOM: C&C Director Of Admissions and Students on Uptown Radio and WBAI


Director of Admissions, Elise Bauer, and the voices of a few of our students could be heard on Columbia University’s Uptown Radio as well as WBAI last Friday. April 25.
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PRESS ROOM: Industry Reaction to C&C’s Symposium


Wendy Smolen, co-coordinator of MIT’s Sandbox Summit, wrote an interesting article reflecting on our Symposium.
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A Century of Unit Blocks Celebrated in Brazil’s Gazeta do Povo


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Caroline Pratt in History of Education Review


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The Economist Blog Explores Unit Blocks as Learning Tools


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C&C’s Influence on Children’s Literature


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ALUMNA NEWS: Dahlov Ipcar ’31


Spring 2013 Newsletter: Dahlov Ipcar (’31) recently spoke with C&C from her home in Mainejust after finishing her usual morning painting. We are fortunate to share some of her reflections on her time at C&C in this Alumna Profile
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INFORMATION ABOUNDS: There are now info-packed Wikipedia entries for Caroline Pratt (educator) and City and Country School.
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C&C IN TIMES SQUARE: Thursday, May 23, 2013


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