What We Are Reading and Watching

Every week we will give our readers a fun inside look into what we are reading and watching at City Year. Enjoy.

Level Five Leadership and Nelson Mandela

Dr. Max Klau, Vice President of Leadership Development of City Year, reflects on Nelson Madela's remarkable life and leadership.

The Power of Collaboration: A Q&A on Diplomas Now

Jonathan Morris is a City Year Team Leader serving on the New Schools for Baton Rouge/Entergy Louisiana team at Broadmoor Middle School in Baton Rouge. Jonathan discusses with us Diplomas Now, an innovative school turnaround model that brings together expertise from City Year, Communities in Schools and John Hopkins Talent Development Secondary.

A Year in Review: City Year’s Top Moments of 2013

2013 was a year full of great accomplishments and memories for City Year. As we look back on the year and all of our achievements, we would like to reflect on some of our top moments of 2013.

Attendance Awareness Month: How We Can Fill Every Seat in the Classroom

One in 10 students in kindergarten and the first grade is chronically absent, and by sixth grade, chronic absence becomes one of the early warning signs that a student may drop out of high school.

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