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United Charities Members Announce Plans to Explore Sale of the UC Building

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Thu, 2014-03-27

New York, NY - The United Charities, an organization comprised of the Community Service Society, The Children’s Aid Society and the New York City Mission Society, today announced that it has engaged a commercial real estate broker to explore possible sale of The United Charities Building, located at 105 East 22nd Street (aka 287 Park Avenue South). The broker, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, was chosen after a competitive bidding process.

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CAS Statement on US Education Department Report on Student Suspension

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Statement by Bill Weisberg, Interim CEO, The Children’s Aid Society

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Curtis HS's School-Based Health Center Profiled in the Staten Island Advance

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The Staten Island Advance has profiled the brand new, state of the art school-based health center at Curtis High School, Children’s Aid newest SBHC, which opened just a few months ago. The article reports that 70 to 80 students are provided with a wide range of high quality health services per day, at a school where 70% of the student population lives below the federal poverty line.

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The Epoch Times Reports on Mayor de Blasio’s Community Schools Expansion

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In early February, the Epoch Times covered the appointment of CAS President and CEO Richard R. Buery Jr. as Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives.

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WNYC: Can $10,239 Buy Quality Pre-K?

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Universal preschool is in the news, and everyone from the president to Mayor de Blasio is talking about its benefits. Research increasingly shows that intervening early in a child’s life has positive effects on later academic and social progress.

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New York Times: Helping to Build a School for the Poor, by Selling One in a Wealthier Area

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Today’s New York Times features a story on The Children’s Aid Society’s ongoing investments in some of New York City’s neediest communities.

Children’s Aid now concentrates its efforts in four high-needs neighborhoods—the South Bronx, Washington Heights, Harlem and East Harlem, and northern Staten Island—and is reallocating resources to make long-term investments to serve some of the city’s most vulnerable children in those communities.

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President and CEO Richard R. Buery, Jr. Departs to Become Deputy Mayor

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Tue, 2014-02-04

The Children’s Aid Society today announced that Richard R. Buery, Jr., will resign his position as president and CEO effective February 28 and become Mayor Bill de Blasio’s deputy mayor for strategic policy initiatives.

The Children’s Aid Society Board of Trustees has announced that Bill Weisberg, currently the organization’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, will be interim CEO effective March 1.

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The Children's Aid Society's Next Generation Center Named 'Exemplary Initiative' by Center for Study of Social Policy

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Wed, 2014-01-15

Today, The Children’s Aid Society’s Next Generation Center was named one of 15 local, state and national youth and family serving initiatives making a critical difference in the lives of youth in foster care by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), a national organization based in Washington, DC.

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The Children’s Aid Society Raises $1.6 Million at Gala Honoring Mayor Bloomberg, Richard Edelman

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Fri, 2013-11-15

NEW YORK, NY – The Children’s Aid Society honored Mayor Bloomberg and Richard W. Edelman, president and CEO of Edelman and trustee of The Children’s Aid Society, at its third annual gala, held yesterday at event space 583 Park Avenue in New York City.

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Parent Programs Expand with $2.75 Million 'Investing in Innovation' Grant

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Thu, 2013-11-14

New York, NY—The Children’s Aid Society today announced that it has placed among the top 25 applicants nationally in round four of Investing in Innovation (i3), a U.S. Department of Education competition to expand programs that help improve student achievement. A five-year, approximately $2.75 million grant will allow Children’s Aid to bring its Parent Leadership Institute, launched in 2008 in the low-income, immigrant-rich community of Washington Heights, to six Children’s Aid partnership schools in the South Bronx.

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