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White House Tips Hat to Philly School Collaborative STEM Efforts

BY DIAN SCHAFFHAUSER FOR THE JOURNAL ON AUG 16, 2016 A Philadelphia high school with a focus on agricultural sciences has just been recognized alongside two benefactors for undertaking an innovative approach to STEM. The W.B. Saul High School recently accepted the US2020 STEM Mentoring Award in the category of “excellence in public-private partnerships,” during…

Citizen Schools’ Newest Director Emeritus: Andrew Balson

After twenty-plus years in business, Balson left the for-profit world to tackle a different challenge:  ensuring every child has access to high quality education. Balson joined the Citizen Schools national board in 2005, and served as board chair from 2010-2015.  This year Balson accepted the role of Director Emeritus – a distinction shared by only…

Innovative Public-Private Partnership Honored at White House for Excellence in STEM Mentoring

As posted on The Nature Conservancy | August 15, 2016 CH2M’s Foundation, The Nature Conservancy and W.B. Saul High School in Philadelphia receive award for innovative, cross-sectoral approach to connecting students to real-world STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning opportunities.  PHILADELPHIA, PA – The US2020 STEM Mentoring Awards are a platform to celebrate and…

Citizen Schools Receives All Points North Foundation Grant to Fund Programming at Browne School

Posted on MySocialGoodNews on Aug 15, 2016 Citizen Schools is pleased to announce it has received a one-year grant from All Points North Foundation (APNF), a small, private foundation based in Boston, to support Citizen Schools’ growth to serve more students at the Joseph Browne Middle School in Chelsea, Massachusetts in the 2016-2017 school year.…

Citizen Schools Receives All Points North Foundation Grant to Fund Programming at Browne School

Citizen Schools is pleased to announce it has received a one-year grant from All Points North Foundation (APNF), a small, private foundation based in Boston, to support Citizen Schools’ growth to serve more students at the Joseph Browne Middle School in Chelsea, Massachusetts in the 2016-2017 school year. The $60,000 grant is the first APNF…