Education

Fighting for School-Based Health Centers in Albany

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On March 11, parents and students from Children’s Aid community schools traveled with staff to the capitol to advocate for their school-based health centers (SBHCs). Children’s Aid operates five comprehensive SBHCs, which offer critical preventive health care to more than 200,000 children across the state every year. 

A Break from Winter for our Foster Youth

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This winter was incredibly harsh for every New Yorker, but it was especially difficult for children, cooped up for days on end because of frigid tempers and one snow storm after another.

Encouraging Children to Read in 2015

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There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.—Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
 

Every year, the Associates Council (AC) of The Children’s Aid Society identifies an initiative that defines how we use our time, talents, and resources.

Children's Aid Community Schools Cited in New York Times Sunday Dialogue

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On Sunday, April 26, a New York Times feature called Sunday Dialogue touched on issues of school choice and the unequal playing field in public education.

Scholars Study and Save with Citi

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On Wednesday April 9, Citi celebrated its National Teach Children to Save initiative with a kickoff event at the Children’s Aid Society’s College Prep Charter School (CACPCS) and C.S. 211 in the Bronx.

2014 CAS Youth of the Year

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Earlier this week, The Children's Aid Society's Adolescence Division coordinated an internal competition to select the young person who would represent Children's Aid at the upcoming Boys & Girls Club of America’s Youth of the Year State Competition.

UPK Bronx Rally Attracts Families, Elected Officials

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Hundreds of youth, parents, advocates and youth services providers attended the Bronx Community Action Meeting last Thursday, February 27th, in support of Mayor de Blasio’s plan to provide Universal Pre-Kindergarten to all of New York City’s four year olds.

Talking Transition: Every School a Community School

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Last week, The Children’s Aid Society took part in “Talking Transition”, a civic forum which brought together tens of thousands of New Yorkers, online and at its pop-up tent on Canal Street, to talk about the future of the city and how to shape the transition for Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.

Join Us Tuesday to Talk Community Schools at “Talking Transition”

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Every School a Community School: Moving from Pilot to Policy

Tuesday, November 19
4:30 - 6 p.m.
The Talking Transition Tent
“Town Hall”
@Canal & Varick Streets

WaPo Column: Making College a Family Matter

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Nationally syndicated columnist Esther J. Cepeda has written a commentary on the PBS documentary The Graduates/Los Graduados, which premiered last month. 

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