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Hundreds Rally in Albany to Preserve Funding For School-Based Health Centers

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Mon, 2013-02-11

On Tuesday, February 12, The Children’s Aid Society will join an estimated 600 student and parent advocates from around the state for a day of advocacy at Empire State Plaza in Albany to encourage support for school-based health centers (SBHCs), the cost-effective, preventive health centers that deliver onsite care to an estimated 185,000 schoolchildren in New York State each year.

Children’s Aid Benefits from 101st New York Times Neediest Cases Fundraising Campaign

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The Children’s Aid Society is proud to be one of seven New York City charities that benefit from the Neediest Cases Fund, the annual campaign begun in 1911 by the publisher of the New York Times. Every year since then, the Fund has provided relief for emergency needs, including food, clothing, rent and utilities.

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Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School Featured in Education Week

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Last summer, Children’s Aid opened its first charter school, Children’s Aid College Prep, to provide a high-quality education to young children in the Bronx.

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Youth Visit Legislators in Albany to Campaign for Summer Jobs

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On Tuesday, January 29, youth from The Children’s Aid Society’s Lasting Investments in Neighborhood Connections (LINC) program traveled to Albany with other young people from all around the city to meet with state legislators as part of the annual Youth Action Day.

Children’s Aid Society President Reacts to Mayor’s Preliminary Budget, Cuts to After-School and Early Childhood Programs

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Wed, 2013-01-30

Richard Buery, The Children’s Aid Society President and CEO:

Children's Aid College Prep Charter School Application Now Available

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The Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School has made available its 2013-2014 lottery application. The lottery system for this charter school located in the Morrisania section of the Bronx is open to all students but will once again prioritize students with specific needs or vulnerabilities.

Children’s Aid Society Names Katherine Eckstein as Chief of Staff

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Tue, 2013-01-15

New York, NY - The Children’s Aid Society today named Katherine Eckstein as Chief of Staff. In this role, Eckstein will serve as key advisor to the President and CEO and as a member of the senior leadership team charged with driving Children’s Aid’s cradle-through-college agenda. She will work closely with members of the Executive Cabinet and the senior leadership team to improve overall organizational effectiveness and accountability.

Children’s Aid Society President Reacts to New York Education Reform Commission Report

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Thu, 2013-01-03

Richard Buery, The Children’s Aid Society President and CEO:

“The Children’s Aid Society thanks Governor Cuomo and the members of the New York State Education Reform Commission for delivering a robust ‘action plan’ with a welcome focus on New York’s highest-needs neighborhoods. It signifies an urgent call to put all children on a path to success in college and adulthood.

Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

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High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved-ones are at risk. They will look to adults for information and guidance on how to react. Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe by establishing a sense of normalcy and security and talking with them about their fears.

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