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Citizen Schools First Recipient of Funding from New Organization Life Science Cares

Boston, MA – Life Science Cares, a new organization that unites the human and financial resources of the life sciences sector in the fight to end poverty in Greater Boston, has selected Citizen Schools as one of its first recipients of a donation to a nonprofit organization. Citizen Schools is a national organization, based in…

AT&T Brand YOU Apprenticeship Builds Confidence, Career Skills in Houston

BY SUE MARBLE CUTHBERT AT&T’s Lollie Ramirez-Bennett beams with pride as she describes the Citizen Schools apprenticeship she and her team of 15 colleagues have led for two semesters. ”In the AT&T Brand YOU apprenticeship, we utilize the importance of the AT&T brand & logo to teach the students how to build their own personal…

TF Spotlight: Sofie Diaman

At Citizen Schools, no role is more essential to the success of our students than that of the AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow. Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellows create extraordinary enrichment and academic support experiences for underserved students across our nation. On a daily basis, Fellows deepen connections between schools and parents, help to develop social-emotional skills…

Fall Apprenticeship Highlight: Helping Students Understand the Presidential Election

Watching this year’s presidential election unfold has been interesting to say the least – even for the most seasoned voters. This semester students at the Browne Middle School in Chelsea have been watching this election more carefully than most kids their age. They’re participating in the “Running for Office” apprenticeship, in which students study the…

Meet Our 2016-2017 Campuses

This year, we will be working with seven schools across the Commonwealth. Our campus teams are excited for a terrific year! Joseph Browne and Eugene Wright Middle SchoolsChelsea, MA Browne Campus Directors: Lydia Cochrane, Jess Rentsch Deputy Campus Directors: Carlos Gonzalez, Nephthalie Bernard, Lucy Arthur-Paratley Wright Campus Director: Stephanie Phillipe Deputy Campus Director: Angela DiPesa Clarence Edwards Middle SchoolBoston,…