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ADVISORY: White House to Host Summit on Next Generation High Schools

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2015 ADVISORY: White House to Host Summit on Next Generation High Schools WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, November 10, the White House will host the first-ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools, hosting students, educators, philanthropists and entrepreneurs who are reinventing…

Boston Public Schools & Vertex to announce BoSTEM partnership to close STEM achievement gap

For more information, contact: Brigid Boyd bboyd@supportunitedway.org 339-236-1161 WHO: Mayor Martin J. Walsh Superintendent Tommy Chang, Boston Public Schools David Altshuler, M.D., Ph.D. Vertex  Executive Vice President, Global Research and Chief Scientific Officer Michael K. Durkin, President, United Way Pat Kirby, Chief Growth Officer and MA Executive Director, Citizens Schools Chris Smith, President & Executive Director, Boston…

WalletHub’s Charity Calculator Helps Determine How to Give

Everyone can give, and should. People often debate between giving time or money to an organization but don’t need to. “There is no trade-off, people can and do give both time and money as they are able, and both are rewarding,” says Claudia Alfaro, Vice President of External Engagement at Citizen Schools. Claudia contributed her perspective, along with…

Citizen Schools Featured on Public Media’s American Graduate Day!

This fall Citizen Schools was a featured on Public Media’s American Graduate Day for the second year in a row. American Graduate Day is a live TV event that celebrates organizations that provide support, advice, and intervention services to students, families, and schools to promote higher graduation rates in communities across the country. See Citizen Schools’…

US2020 and Discovery Communications “Connect The Dots” of STEM Education with New PSA

US2020, an organization with the mission of matching 1 million STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) mentors with students at youth-serving nonprofits by the year 2020 that is being incubated within Citizen Schools, partnered with Discovery Communications to release a new PSA to promote STEM education and mentorship. The “Connect the Dots” PSA draws connections…