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Harlem Children and Parents March in Support of After-school Programs

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Over 200 children from The Children’s Aid Society’s Dunlevy Milbank Center and their families marched up Lenox Avenue in Harlem Thursday evening to the State Office Building on 125th street to raise awareness on the importance of afterschool programs.

CAS-Carrera wins $250K grant through Microsoft and Junior Achievement

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Gotham Schools Article Brings Charter School Vision to Life

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Chancellor Walcott Visits AileyCamp Washington Heights

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February is American Heart Month

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Raising Readers in Staten Island

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When families enroll their children in our early childhood programming, they know we are helping them raise enthusiastic readers. Our Raising a Reader partnership is an evidence-based program that fosters the parent-child connection through reading and promotes loving, supportive relationships and literacy skills. Through the program, our families develop home-based literacy habits that will help children succeed through every year of school.

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Community Schools: Welcomed in Albany

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Eight Children’s Aid staffers headed to Albany this week and met community school advocates from every corner of the state to urge the governor and legislature to beef up the funding for community schools.

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Children's Aid Mourns Former Board Chair Ted Lamont

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The Children's Aid Society mourns the passing of Edward Miner (Ted) Lamont, former chairman of the board and a tireless advocate for New York City children. A native New Yorker, Ted served on the Children's Aid board for 45 years, including as president from 1981-1987 and chair from 1987-1993. He was an outspoken supporter of community schools and ensuring high-quality academic opportunities for all children.

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Children's Aid Mourns Former Board Chair Ted Lamont

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October is National Farm to School Month

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October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate connections happening all over the country between schools and local food! Children’s Aid honors these connections, and strives to create and support pathways through the Go!Healthy program and community partner collaborations.

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Keeping the Lights on After School

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On Thursday October 20, after-school advocates across the country celebrated Lights on Afterschool. The annual event, started by the After School Alliance, highlights the importance of extended day programming from those who would know best: school staff and students. Despite the gains children receive from attending after-school programming, nearly 600,000 students are left unsupervised after school in New York State.

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