How a Focus on Equity Can Help Address Chronic Absenteeism in Schools
City Year's District Learning Network recently convened a panel of seven education leaders to develop and refine strategies for improving student outcomes and combating chronic absenteeism. Read their top five recommendations here.
The Oak Foundation and City Year’s Innovative Partnership to Support All Learners
Heather Graham, Director of the Learning Differences Programme, and Bethiel Girma Holton, Learning Differences Programme Officer and City Year alumna, share their reflections about student success and how the Oak Foundation and City Year are working together to improve outcomes for all learners including students with learning differences.
Vote for City Year to Present at SXSW EDU!
City Year has the chance to share its work supporting student success by participating in one of the biggest conferences of the year for educators, SXSW EDU! City Year is competing to participate on panels at SXSW EDU and voting by the general public will help pick the winners! Please vote and promote the contest so we can garner enough support by the Aug. 23 deadline!
The Power of National Service: Building a More Equitable Future
City Year President Jim Balfanz shares the ways in which his year of service changed the trajectory of his life and shaped his belief that national service is one of the best ways for our country to build a more just and equitable future.
National Service is a ‘Force for Good’ that Deserves Bipartisan Support
Longtime supporters of City Year and AmeriCorps gathered on Capitol Hill this spring in support of national service programs that are a “force for good” in our communities, saying that these programs should be expanded rather than repeatedly targeted by White House budget cuts.