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Citizen Schools Expands Focus on Applied Science with Support from Dell

Dell joins as National Leadership Partner FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON, Mass— February 22, 2017—Today Citizen Schools, a national leader in providing project-based apprenticeship learning for middle school students in high-need, public school districts, announced, with support from Dell, its plan to expand its focus on applied science apprenticeships for students across the country. Dell joins…

Houston Super Bowl Host Committee and NFL Foundation Donate $4 Million to 78 Houston Non-Profit Organizations

Houston Super Bowl Host Committee and NFL Foundation Donate $4 Million to 78 Houston Non-Profit Organizations “Touchdown Houston” charitable giving program impacts all 11 counties of Houston HOUSTON, TX (Feb. 2, 2017) – Touchdown Houston, a charitable giving program created by the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee (HSBHC) in partnership with the NFL Foundation, will…

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…

Gates Foundation and Citizen Schools Using Digital Courseware to Improve Education

BOSTON – October 24, 2016 – Citizen Schools, a national non-profit that extends the learning day for students in lower income communities, will continue piloting and evaluating digital courseware to learn more about how best to integrate technology into Expanded Learning Time (ELT) for middle school students, thanks to a continued grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates…

National Survey Shows Strong Parent Support for Technology in the Classroom; Suggests Gaps and Opportunities in Implementation

CHICAGO, IL – October 20, 2016 – The Learning Assembly, a national network of education organizations that help educators rigorously implement and assess innovative tools to support teaching and learning, today released the results of a national survey of K-12 public school parents designed to gauge their perceptions of technology use in school. According to…