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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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Bloomberg EDU: Community Schools and the Opportunity Gap

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Following on the heels of the 2013 NCCS Practicum, Bloomberg EDU will explore the community schools model and how it can help close the opportunity gap.

The first of two 15-minute segments will feature a conversation between host Jane Williams and our practicum keynote speaker, Robert Putnam, who is Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, and best-selling author of “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American.”

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NY Giants’ Justin Tuck Funds College Dreams

Justin Tuck Helps Launch College Savings Program for Low-Income Students

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Tue, 2013-10-01

NEW YORK – New York Giants’ football star Justin Tuck joined The Children’s Aid Society (CAS), the Citi Foundation and the 1:1 Fund today to launch a new initiative that aims to help low-income New York City children and their families save and plan for college. 

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NFL Star Justin Tuck Funds College Dreams

Children’s Aid Society Partners with TopSpin Charity to Support New York City Children

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Thu, 2013-09-12

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TopSpin 11/6: Play Ping Pong & Change Lives!

Children’s Aid Society Receives 13th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

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NEW YORK, September 6, 2013 – For a record-breaking 13th consecutive year, The Children’s Aid Society has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator, which published its latest ratings this week.

Children’s Aid Society is the only organization in Charity Navigator history to receive 13 consecutive four-star ratings.

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Children's Aid Makes Charity Navigator History

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Registration for all programs is on a first-come, first-served basis and spaces fill up fast. To register for all programs, call the center at (212) 865-6337.

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Mailing Address
Frederick Douglass Community Center
885 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10025

Telephone: (212) 865-6337

Fax: (212) 864-7771

E-mail: traceyh@childrensaidsociety.org

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A New Majority: Low Income Students in the South and Nation
Published by: Southern Education Foundation, October 2013

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Professional Development Schools: Creative Solutions for Educators
by JoAnne Ferrara, Ed.D., published by Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

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Schooling for Resilience: Improving the Life Trajectory of Black and Latino Boys
by Edward Fergus, Pedro Noguera and Margary Martin. Published by Harvard Education Press, April 30,2014.

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Whole Child, Whole School: Applying Theory to Practice in a Community School
by Eileen Santiago, JoAnne Ferrara and Jane Quinn, Published by Rowman & Littlefield, 2012

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