Press Release

Citizen Schools Announces Two New Members of its National Board of Directors

Citizen Schools today is naming Gerry McGraw, Chief Financial Officer of Fidelity Investments, and Laura DeBonis, an independent consultant, to its National Board of Directors.  Citizen Schools is a national non-profit that partners with middle schools in six states to provide an expanded learning day for students in low income communities to help bridge the…

Lemelson Foundation Awards Grant for Citizen Schools’ Invention Apprenticeship Project

Citizen Schools is pleased to announce it has received a two-year grant from theLemelson Foundation to support Citizen Schools’ inclusion of invention education in its national apprenticeship initiative. The grant, totaling just under $500,000, is the second the foundation has provided to Citizen Schools—a national non-profit focused on enriching the education of middle school students…

Hikvision Supports STEM Education with Donation to Citizen Schools

  Hikvision Supports STEM Education with Donation to Citizen Schools City of Industry, California – March 31, 2016 – Hikvision® USA, the North American leader in innovative, award-winning CCTV and IP video surveillance products, announces their support of Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for…

Citizen Schools Calls on Presidential Candidates to Reduce Opportunity Gap

National Non-Profit Organizes 11 National Groups Asking Candidates to Commit to Improving Middle School Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boston, MA—February 29, 2016— National non-profit Citizen Schools, as part of its participation in the Expanded Learning Middle School Initiative, is calling on all candidates for President of the United States to adopt a policy platform which…

Citizen Schools Names Emily McCann New CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON, Mass—February 4, 2016 – Citizen Schools’ National Board Chair, Lawrence H. Summers, announced today that the board has unanimously selected Emily Buxton McCann as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer. McCann, who has served as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Office and President over her 13 year tenure at Citizen Schools, will assume her new…