Press Release

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…

Citizen Schools STEM Programs Get A Boost From Dell EMC

BOSTON– Oct. 3, 2016 – Citizen Schools is pleased to announce it has received a $100,000 gift from Dell EMC. The gift affirms Dell EMC’s continuing commitment to Citizen Schools following its historic merger, building upon EMC’s long-time support of Citizen Schools.  Citizen Schools is a national non-profit focused on enriching the education of middle school…

Mack and Moxy, The Kids’ TV Show About Causes, Premieres on Netflix Streaming October 1

Los Angeles, California, September 28, 2016:  Mack & Moxy, a new kids’ TV series produced by Socially Dynamic Entertainment in association with Bardel Entertainment and 12 national charities, will begin streaming on Netflix October 1st. Mack & Moxy features Mack, a lovable moose-like lummox, and Moxy, a feisty whirlwind of a raccoon/fox-inspired go-getter, who find…