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Benjamin Franklin High School (former)

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East Harlem's first public high school (now Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics)

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : East Harlem
Institution, Education


Gerald Meyer

East Harlem's first public high school--a reminder of pioneering educational theorist Leonard Covello, who dedicated his life to improving opportunities for children of Italian immigrants, championing bilingual education and community-centered learning.

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