Long Title

Ten Tips for Giving “Summer Slipback” the Slip

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

The summer break that for most affluent children offers exposure to continuous learning often becomes for low-income students a time of lost opportunity. The Children’s Aid Society has traditionally changed this reality for hundreds of New York City youngsters by making summer a season of constructive fun and quality learning, and this summer is no exception. On July 1, The Children’s Aid Society will open summer camps in 14 of our community schools in addition to those in all of our community centers and at our beautiful upstate Wagon Road Campus.

Adequate Funding Litigations and Comprehensive Educational Opportunity

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Over the past 35 years, litigations challenging the constitutionality of state education finance systems have been filed in 45 of the 50 states. Overall, plaintiffs have prevailed in 60 percent of these cases. Many of the state defendants have argued that the state constitutions should be interpreted to guarantee students only a “minimal” level of education.

Visitor Profiles

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Office of the NYC Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and Office of Safety and Youth Development, NYC Department of Education

Tackling Wicked Problems Through Organizational Hybridity

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Three Children’s Aid Society community schools agreed to participate in a research project conducted by Sanjiv Rao as part of his doctoral studies at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service. Dr. Rao offered a briefing on his study at the National Center for Community Schools on May 15, and also agreed to contribute this article to our May issue of Partnership Press. Dr. Rao now serves as program officer for the Educational Opportunity and Scholarship program at the Ford Foundation.

Deep Cultural Roots Permeate Hawaii's Kamaile Academy

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Aloha represents the central core value of communities in Hawaii: the life force of love, compassion and connectedness. This spirit lives through ‘ohana, the Hawaiian conception of family that bonds individuals beyond the scope of mere blood relations. A‘o, the Hawaiian term for both teaching and learning, suggests that we must conceive of education as a cycle grounded in practice and sharing. These values have driven society on the islands for more than a thousand years.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

The Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) Program’s Just Ask Me (JAM) Peer Educators hosted the “This or That: The Choice Is Yours!” event  on May 7 at the Next Generation Center. The JAM Peer Educators are high school students who educate other youth about sexual reproductive health, life skills that help them navigate difficult decisions, healthy relationships and the repro

Visitor Profiles

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Our Free Sky, Beijing, China

Social and Emotional Learning: A Central Component of Our Community Schools

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Because of our focus and expertise on the whole child, social and emotional learning has always played a vital role in The Children’s Aid Society community schools.

Coalition for Community Schools National Forum 2014

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

The Coalition for Community Schools, working with its partners at  the Cincinnati Community Learning Center Institute and the Cincinnati Public Schools, convened the largest-ever gathering of community school practitioners and advocates during mid-April (9-11).  The Children’s Aid Society sent a 16-member delegation that included the entire National Center for Community  Schools staff team and many of our local Community School Directors and Program Directors.  NCCS also played key leadership roles in the conference—moderating panels, offering workshops, lead

Rising Together to Improve Outcomes for Bronx Children

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Approximately one year ago, The Children’s Aid Society and Phipps Neighborhoods joined forces to develop a cradle-through-college-and-career pathway initiative for the South Bronx.

Syndicate content