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For most people the MLK holiday is a day off, but for me it’s a day on [Education Post]
January 20, 2017

AmeriCorps member Jarrett Jones will be spending MLK Day giving back to his community. Along with over 1,000 volunteers, Jarret…

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With data, and helping hands, a school turns around its dismal dropout trend [Miami Herald]

Martinez-Fortun and his team are part of a program called Diplomas Now, a partnership between Johns Hopkins University, City Year,…

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Arne Duncan: Obama should focus on our kids [Time]
January 19, 2017

We’ve made further progress by investing in innovative community partnerships like Diplomas Now, which help schools track student attendance, grades…

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City Year making impact on students’ lives [The Philadelphia Tribune]
December 13, 2016

Enter any classroom at Southwark School and you will see City Year AmeriCorps members working one-on-one with students. When they…

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City Year works to reverse drop-out numbers [MSNBC]
November 29, 2016

Kids who drop out are eight times as likely to become incarcerated and three times more likely to be unemployed….

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Kyle Angelo, City Year Seattle/King County Executive Director [Microsoft Alumni Network]
September 27, 2016

Executive Director of City Year Seattle/King County Kyle Angelo discusses his commitment to students, teachers and the community at large

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Kansas City schools welcome energetic City Year AmeriCorps members [The Kansas City Star]
September 19, 2016

Kansas City schools welcome energetic City Year AmeriCorps members

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City Year rally showcases back-to-school pep [The Philadelphia Tribune]
September 15, 2016

City Year AmeriCorps members discuss their experiences in service and their most rewarding achievements working in schools

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From the south side of Chicago to college [The Atlantic]
September 12, 2016

The new documentary All the Difference tells the story of two young black men and their journey from the South…

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City Year Tulsa receives greatest impact award [Tulsa World]
July 25, 2016

City Year Tulsa has received the “Best of City Year” award from the organization

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Data as a means, not an end: a brief case study [Stanford Social Innovation Review]
July 11, 2016

How the education nonprofit City Year tackled “measurement drift” by reorienting its measurement activities around one simple premise: Data should…

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Tom McKeon: City Year making a difference in Tulsa schools [Tulsa World]
June 30, 2016

Tom McKeon outlines the sizable impact of City Year in Tulsa schools

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