No Header Image

What's Informing Our Thinking

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

David Kirp’s new book (Improbable Scholars, published by Oxford Press 2013) about the Union City, NJ schools has reinforced for us at the National Center the importance of having a long-term vision and a core set of strategies about how to improve opportunities for children and families living in low-income neighborhoods.

Visitor Profile

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Dr. Shawn Joseph, Superintendent of the Seaford, DE Public Schools, led a study visit to the Salomé Ureña de Henríquez Campus, in Washington Heights, and P.S. /I.S. 50 in East Harlem in late April.

Even In Trying Times the Arts are Central to Children's Aid Society

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Why is it that whenever funding is cut from education, in spite of the evidence, the arts become the first casualty?  Is it because they are still widely classified as affective and expressive, rather than academic or cognitive?  Often, the arts survive as only add-ons to education, as curriculum enhancements, rewards to well-behaved students

Corporate Sponsor Spotlight: Oliver Wyman

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

From the CEO

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Dear Friends:

Keeping the Promise: Errol Franklin

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

From an early age, Errol Franklin and his four older sisters have learned the value of discipline, hard work and family in their Harlem home. Television, computer games and other distractions are off limits during the week, and allowed on weekends only after homework is completed. The family sits down for dinner together every night, sharing progress, laughter and home-cooked meals.

Curtis High School

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |
105 Hamilton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301

Telephone: 718-764-2410
Grade level: 9-12
District: 31

Department of Education

Principal: Aurelia Curtis

The Children's Aid Society

Community School Director: Tom Hepworth

Keeping the Promise: Jayden and Michael Webb

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

At The Children’s Aid Society’s Bronx Family Center, 4-year-old twins Jayden and Michael Webb have found a stable and engaging learning environment. As participants in the center’s Early Childhood program, they are laying the foundation for developmental growth and learning success.

From the CEO

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Dear Friends:

A new year always holds such promise—a fresh start, a renewed focus on what matters most. At The Children’s Aid Society, as always, we will put kids first in 2013, with a range of new services in the neighborhoods where we work.

A Time for Children

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

A unique children’s boutique on Manhattan’s Upper West Side where 100% of the profits go to The Children’s Aid Society. A Time for Children’s Retail Readiness program provides employment and training on a revolving basis for groups of teens from Children’s Aid programs and centers. This program teaches teens needed skills as well as helps them gain experience in a real-world work environment.

Click to visit our Website

Syndicate content