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Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

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Education
National study finds significant relationship between social-emotional learning and academic outcomes
May 28, 2020

New research from the Everyone Graduates Center shows City Year’s approach is successful in advancing student social-emotional and academic outcomes.

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Education
How social-emotional skills keep students engaged
May 26, 2020

Compass Academy says its focus on social and emotional learning has kept students engaged and attending online classrooms even during…

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Education
Keeping students connected to school with Red Nose Day
May 21, 2020

Students at a Chicago high school are learning from home during COVID-19 by leaning on the social and emotional skills…

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Education
A holistic approach to student success
April 6, 2020

Our Whole School, Whole Child approach provides academic and social-emotional supports to thousands of students attending more than 300 high-need…

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Sen. Chris Coons receives the John S. McCain Service to Country Award
Education
Friends of National Service Awards celebrates unity
February 26, 2020

Voices for National Service is a coalition working to build bipartisan support for national service, develop policies that create more…

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Read Across America and City Year AmeriCorps
Education
Celebrate student voices with Read Across America
February 25, 2020

Literacy skills and a love of reading go hand in hand. Check out these tips to find books that reflect…

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Education
SXSW EDU: Focusing on Equity to Address Chronic Absenteeism
January 28, 2020

What does it take to reduce chronic absenteeism? Practices that address educational inequities and ensure students feel seen, heard and…

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Education
Advancing equity and social-emotional learning through relationships
December 17, 2019

City Year and Search Institute have been working together since 2017 to explore how City Year AmeriCorps members in Columbus,…

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City Year AmeriCorps members facilitate Hour of Code for students
Education
City Year shares the adventure of coding through Hour of Code
December 10, 2019

City Year, Hour of Code and digital learning opportunities City Year is sharing fun and engaging Hour of Code activities…

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City Year AmeriCorps member in library with student
Education
Literacy and lifelong learning at City Year: 21 Books to gift this holiday season
November 26, 2019

Books form the backbone of our conversations, interactions and the collaborative learning experiences that bind us to one another. This…

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Education
Elevating student voice through the HSA
November 13, 2019

Honoring, engaging and elevating student voice is central to City Year’s Whole School, Whole Child work in schools. Learn more…

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Education
Become a stronger literacy coach
November 5, 2019

What does building strong relationships with your students have to do with being a great literacy coach? Everything! City Year’s…

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