Kids who participate in after-school programs are proven to have better social skills, self-esteem and attitudes. They demonstrate better classroom behavior, model leadership skills, and ultimately, have fun while learning with their peers.
What could school be? Education innovator Ted Dintersmith shares insights in Pittsburgh visit (airing on C-SPAN)Posted on: May 06, 2018
“Kids are trusting us to give them school experiences that will open life’s doors for them. I feel like too often we’re putting them into situations where we’re not opening those doors.”
Cartoons can highlight important issues in real life, from race to gentrification to environmental problems in society.
“One of the coolest things is that you actually get to see your dollars at work in the classroom.”
“It’s about having the opportunity to slow down and draw more attention to the needs and rights of young children and those who care for them."
“This is insanity, and we’re not doing this to children anymore.”
“Changing the rules of who attends college in an inclusive capacity promotes a culture shift on the campus."
"This is the best thing in the whole school because it helps you with college, financial aid, money, everything!"
BAM! (Because Academics Matter) Summer Enrichment Program for rising 7th and 8th grade girls and boys returns June 11-22, 2018 with all new programming at Oakland Catholic High School and Central Catholic High School. Girls will experience the camp on Oakland Catholic’s campus, and boys will be at Central Catholic. BAM! is a great way to get a glimpse into the academic...
In a long-underperforming school district with kids from mostly disadvantaged homes, New Castle kids are preparing for a future that until recently seemed unattainable.
With the threat of a Pittsburgh Public Schools teachers strike looming, moms and dads need to move quickly on childcare plans for their kids.
There are enormous benefits children ages 8 and under can gain from learning about their history, including developing a greater awareness of their race.