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Back to School: The First Week

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Allow for flexibility in your own schedule. You want to be available for any unexpected trips to your child’s school. Some children need help with this new transition and overcoming the anxiety that they may experience at the start of a new school year.

Gearing Up for a New School Year

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All public schools begin classes on Monday, September 9, which does not leave much time to establish a routine if you haven’t already done so in your home. The beginning of a new school year can be anxiety-inducing for parents and children alike but with a few tweaks to a child’s daily routine and pre-planning for the year ahead, the first days of school can start off without a hitch. Below are some helpful tips from The Children’s Aid Society to remember and put into practice to ensure you get off on the right foot:

Staten Island Elected Officials Help Beat the "Summer Slide"

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Staten Island politicians came out to The Children’s Aid Society’s Goodhue Center last week to share their love of reading with summer camp youth for its very first ‘Reading Leaders Day’. Councilwoman Debi Rose, Assemblymember Matthew Titone, Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano along with representatives from the offices of the Richmond County District Attorney, State Senator Diane J.

With CME Group Support, Artistic Possibilities Grow in After-School

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In the 2012-2013 school year, after-school arts programming thrived at Children’s Aid community schools P.S. 8, located in Washington Heights, and C.S. 61, located in our South Bronx campus.

Parents Go To Summer Camp Too

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“Tell your kids to let you know when you are being cranky,” advised Myrna Torres, deputy director of the School Age Division for Community Schools to a room full of parents on Tuesday, July 30.

JPMorgan Chase Donates Bikes to Children’s Aid Youth

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Yesterday, JPMorgan Chase hosted a “Build-A-Bike” event to benefit 16 kids from our Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Central Harlem.

Time Warner Grant Awarded to I.S. 218

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Time Warner Cable (TWC) recently awarded a $3,500 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Summer Challenge Grant to the summer program at I.S. 218, a Children’s Aid community school.

Celebrating a Head Start on Learning

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Family, friends and staff looked on with pride as their children paraded into the decorated gym at the P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley School this past Tuesday for the school’s very first Head Start “Moving Up” ceremony.

Grand Opening Held for the Manhattan Preventive Services Center

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AAMI Hosts “The Central Park Five” Screening, Panel Discussion

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On Tuesday night, several dozen young men who are part of Children’s Aid’s African American Male Initiative (AAMI) attended a screening of the 2012 Ken Burns documentary, “The Central Park Five.”  The documentary recounts the wrongful conviction of five black and Latino teenagers for the brutal

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