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 The Brooklyn School for Social Justice (BSSJ) develops a community of young leaders who will demand the best from themselves today and work together for a more just tomorrow. We are committed to providing a challenging curriculum that empowers students to succeed and to be active in the social, cultural, and political lives of their communities and their world. We ensure that every student is held to the highest standards, has constant and consistent opportunities for intellectual engagement and becomes confident in facing the pressing issues of the day.

BSSJ provides a rigorous curriculum that empowers students to succeed in future academic and professional endeavors and to become informed, active citizens. Through a curriculum that is grounded in the humanities and sciences and informed by a commitment to social justice, students receive a comprehensive academic education and opportunities to see the relevance of their education to their lives as citizens in a democracy.