Major national study finds that schools that partnered with Diplomas Now, a collaboration of City Year, Communities In Schools and Talent Development Secondary, significantly reduced the number of students at risk of dropping out.
PSA Study: City Year’s Impact On Our Partner Schools
A new study by Policy Studies Associates finds City Year’s comprehensive approach achieves academic gains for low-income schools.
Diplomas Now Implementation Study
Findings from the second year of randomized control trial of Diplomas Now (DN)- a partnership between Talent Development Secondary, Communities In Schools and City Year.
City Year on: Closing the Implementation Gap
The implementation gap is what results when teachers’ time and school resources are unable to meet student needs, and it’s something that frequently happens in many of today’s lowest performing schools.
Neighborhood House Charter School
Our approach to bridging the implementation gap and solving the drop out crisis relies heavily on the support of our AmeriCorps members and their ability to provide individualized support for students in low-performing schools.
Dr. Robert Balfanz on: How Poverty Affects Education
In "Overcoming the Poverty Challenge," Dr. Robert Balfanz of Johns Hopkins University illustrates the negative impact that growing up in poverty can have on a student’s educational outcome.
Join The Corps
A Day in the Life of A Corps Member
Our corps members spend 11 months working hands-on with small groups of students to change their educational outcomes and their futures as a whole. Some day-to-day activities include providing one-on-one or group tutoring, running after school programs, leading energetic morning greetings, and making positive phone calls home.