A new partnership has been formed among the Union Settlement Association, the OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program, and AT&T New York to bring intergenerational tutoring to East Harlem's public schools.
November 2010 Archives
Donald Stedman, nearly 80, launched New Voices to help young people with extreme mobility and communicative disabilities get good educations in public schools.
State aid to New Jersey's public schools is down $900 million. The school's Halloween auction raised $430.
A pretty environment and good schools are more likely to make people "connect" with their communities than jobs, economic development, and low crime rates, according to a new report
According to my local source, PTAs are being asked to jump through hoops by their insurance companies, particularly when they are sponsoring athletic activities, but even when they're having regular meetings.
A California father is suing a parent teacher organization for being pushed out of his volunteer basketball coaching position.
Icouldbe.org's online mentoring connects mentors and at-risk youth in low-income communities and focuses on college preparation for these teenagers.
In 2010, many are quick to think that technology has made parental involvement in early childhood learning less necessary or less important. Indeed, it sometimes seems as if a tech-savvy generation is wiser, able to learn at younger ages, and more worldly than earlier generations. Not so, says new research.
Foundations, Inc., a nonprofit committed to improving educational experiences for America's children, is offering a webinar, "Involving Families in Your Program," November 4 at 1 pm.