NEWS: Fresh Prep

Fresh Prep harnesses the power of Hip-Hop music and culture to help students who have failed the Regents Exam to beat the test.

Steve S. Beats the Test!

I met Steve S. while doing Fresh Prep program orientation at Legal Studies High School in Williamsburg. Steve was very reserved and hardly spoke. When I asked the students about their past New York City Global History Regents Exam scores, […]

Meet Fresh Prep MC John Robinson

“This was my first time being introduced to Fresh Prep. I absolutely loved the concept and everything about it, especially the Fresh Prep MC”s Eboni and J.R.  They were extremely knowledgeable and dedicated.  There was not a day that went […]

Photo of the Week – February 3, 2012

Participating educators and program managers perform original raps at the Fresh Prep Institute series. The first Fresh Prep Institute was a huge success, with over 40 participants attending the two-day professional development series. Educators and program managers came from all over the tri-state area and […]

Fresh Prep on The CBS Early Show

On August 17th, 2011, The CBS Early Show nationally aired a segment on Urban Arts Partnership’s Fresh Prep program. Marysol Castro visited a Fresh Prep classroom at Gregorio Luperon High School, where English Language Learner students are struggling to pass […]