Young Women’s Preparatory Network Schools Make the Grade on Two Top High School Lists

(Dallas, Texas, April 20, 2016) – Young Women’s Preparatory Network, a nonprofit agency that operates the largest network of all-girls, public, college preparatory schools in the nation, announces high marks for its member schools from top high school lists compiled by The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report.

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Junior League of Dallas Sustainers Host Luncheon for Irma Rangel Seniors

(Dallas, Texas, April 18, 2016) – Junior League of Dallas (JLD) Sustainers hosted a special luncheon for the graduating seniors at Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, a member of Young Women’s Preparatory Network (YWPN), at JLD headquarters on April 16. Those in attendance included students, family, Irma Rangel Principal Lisa Curry, College Bound Advisor Ann Marano, Community Liaison Katie Allbritton, Advisory Council Chair and JLD Sustainer Beth Brown and JLD Sustainers.

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Authors Nicholas Kristof And Sheryl WuDunn Explain The Power Of Books In Achieving Success To Students


Authors were abounding in Dallas on Tuesday, March 22. While noted historian Dr. Todd Longstaff-Gowan was at the Dallas Museum of Art for Art In Bloom, husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn were talking with joint gathering of the Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School and the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy about the power of books. Here’s a report from the field:

Article appeared in My Sweet Charity on 4/11/16.

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Pulitzer Prize Winners and Best-Selling Authors Address Students at Irma Rangel, a Young Women’s Preparatory Network School

On March 21, Pulitzer Prize winners and best-selling authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn spoke to students at Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, a partner school of the Young Women’s Preparatory Network. The two are best known for their books, Half the Sky and their work with The New York Times.

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Editorial: Dallas ISD should figure out how to expand on this girl-powered success story

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