An Update on the Network for School Improvement Program
This year, City Year Milwaukee was chosen to be a part of the Network for School Improvement pilot program. Together, Milwaukee Public Schools, the Johns Hopkins University Everyone Graduates Center and City Year, work with a collection of school teams to improve the outcomes for Black, Latino and low income, 8th grade students. Read on to learn more!
The Importance of Teaching Big Citizenship
City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, Kwani Burks, reflects on the importance of teaching students the value of Big Citizenship inside the classroom.
Black History Month: It’s Meaning and Impact
City Year AmeriCorps members, students, school staff, and parents at Roosevelt Middles School of the Arts, came together to celebrate Black History month, and pay tribute to great African American inventors, artists, scientists and activists, during a special Black History Month program, Black eSteam. Read on to learn more about the event and the great performances that occurred!
Eliza Scholl, Second-Year City Year Student Success Coach, knows the importance of using a holistic approach when working with her students, and the value of social and emotional learning both in and outside the classroom. In order to best support her students, Eliza creates maps of her classroom, documenting everything from student participation in class, to goals and interests of her students. Read on to learn more about how Eliza's atlas, and how they help her best support her wonderful scholars.
The Promotion Promise
This year, all City Year Milwaukee high school teams are focusing on the same goal: the promotion promise. The promotion promise states that 100% of the students we support through academic interventions will obtain 5 or more credits, which is the amount needed for a student to promote to the 10th grade. Read on to learn more about the promotion promise, and how the City Year Year Milwaukee Team at Vincent High School is helping students achieve this goal!