Samsung and Swizz Beatz Team Up To Donate $25K in Products to Bronx Charter School

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

In October, Samsung and Grammy award-winning artist and producer Swizz Beatz teamed up to donate more than $25 thousand in Samsung products, including Galaxy Note 10.1 tablets and 55-inch LED TVs, to the Bronx Charter School for the Arts.The technology is assisting the school in increasing its instructional technology capacity and help carry out its mission of increasing overall student performance on state tests.

Please see below for a sizzle reel that showcases this unique partnership, where both Swizz Beatz and Samsung are equally committed to ensuring a smooth transition to the higher expectations set for students and the technology-based assessments that are fast approaching.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8CC7lfzzPo&feature=youtu.be

About Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Bronx Charter School for the Arts is a public elementary school founded on the principle that arts education is a catalyst for the academic and social success of all students. Located in the South Bronx, Bronx Arts serves as a model that encourages reform and innovation in the broader public school system.

Upon graduation, Bronx Arts students demonstrate excellence in all academic subject areas and have a unique foundation of learning and experience in the arts. Bronx Arts students possess the intellectual and emotional fortitude to realize their dreams and overcome adversity.

Since Bronx Arts opened its doors, it has helped its students grow as scholars, artists and individuals. Its success is about more than test scores…it believes that compelling performances, inspiring artwork, and, most importantly, the confidence and joy the students express everyday, are also vital measures of its success.

Bronx Arts currently serves 300 students in grades K-5. For more information, please visit www.bronxarts.net