Thursday, March 30, 2017

City Year says Trump’s proposed cuts would devastate popular school programs [Boston Globe]

During the past school year, Boston students coached by City Year increased their average daily attendance rates, and most students saw improvement in their reading and math assessments, the organization said.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Everyday I Put on My Red City Year Jacket and Get to Work Serving Chicago Public Schools [Education Post]

"My work with City Year has allowed me to give back to my community in numerous capacities and to provide a sense of hope and community."

Friday, March 24, 2017

Heroes and Helping Hands 2017 [KVIE]

Heroes and Helping Hands introduces the people making a difference in communities to improve people’s lives in big and small ways. City Year Sacramento was highlighted on Heroes and Helping Hands with Rob on the Road and KVIE, a local public broadcasting station in Sacramento. Watch the first 8 minutes to see the impact that our City Year AmeriCorps members are making in Sacramento as well as our 27 other City Year sites.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Case for City Year Detroit [The Detroit News]

The model works. A third-party study found that schools that partner with City Year are two to three times more likely to improve on their math and English Language Arts assessments than schools without these dedicated AmeriCorps members.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Blazing the college trail: A graduate returns to her South LA home to help others find the way [LA School Report]

As the first in her family to attend college and from a disadvantaged community where few students think it is possible to leave, Carolina Martínez Orozco wanted to prove that you can leave, and succeed.