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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 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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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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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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Can ‘early warning systems’ keep children from dropping out of school? [Washington Post]
June 21, 2016

City Year social-emotional learning strategies help identify early warning indicators to keep children in school

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Diplomas Now i3 Project: early monitoring protects at-risk students [Ed Week]

City Year social-emotional learning processes help to identify the problems faced by at-risk students early

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Invest Your Gap Year In City Year [Forbes]
June 10, 2016

Invest Your Gap Year In City Year to make a difference for students and gain valuable skills for your future…

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How to have a successful gap year — tips for Malia Obama and other high school grads [NPR]
May 4, 2016

Two keys to a successful gap year are finding your passion and making an impact. Learn more about national service…

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Gap year may have benefits long after college [The New York Times]
April 22, 2016

Students who take a gap year tend to perform better academically, and a gap year spent in national service has…

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Wendy Spencer: Voluntary service has helped reduce public spending [The Guardian]
March 29, 2016

Voluntary service tangibly benefits the community and helps to reduce public spending

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It takes a village to improve student attendance
April 7, 2015

It takes a village of leaders and mentors like those at City Year AmeriCorps to improve student attendance.

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