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Business Cases

Applying a Youth Development Approach in Schools to Accelerate the Integration of Social-Emotional and Academic Development (2018) View below

Building a Teacher Pipeline for High-Need Urban Schools (2018) View below

Strengthening the 21st Century Talent Pipeline through National Service in High-Need Schools (2018) View below

Other Publications

2017 Annual Report: Our Seven-Year Promise to Students (2018) View below

In School and On Track: City Year’s Strategy for Long-Term Impact in America’s Highest-Need Schools (2018) View below

Closing the Implementation Gap: Leveraging City Year and National Service as a New Human Capital Strategy to Transform Low Performing Schools (2012) View below

A Pilot Initiative to Advance Replicable Academic Support Practices by National Service Participants in Urban Schools (2012) View below


Business Cases

Applying a Youth Development Approach in Schools to Accelerate the Integration of Social-Emotional and Academic Development

Applying a Youth Development Approach in Schools to Accelerate the Integration of Social-Emotional and Academic Development

This business case illuminates the critical role a youth development approach plays in enabling the formation of developmental relationships that foster student social-emotional development in high-need schools, and outlines key strategies to accelerate and expand City Year’s innovative work in this critical area.

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Building a Teacher Pipeline for High-Need Urban Schools

Building a Teacher Pipeline for High-Need Urban Schools

This business case outlines the opportunity to invest in the next phase of development for an innovative teacher pipeline strategy that harnesses City Year’s national service alumni as a pipeline to the critical field of urban education, designed to ensure all students have access to a high-quality, diverse teaching force.

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Strengthening the 21st Century Talent Pipeline through National Service in High-Need Schools

Strengthening the 21st Century Talent Pipeline through National Service in High-Need Schools

This business case highlights new opportunities to inspire more young adults of all backgrounds to serve students attending our nation’s highest-need K-12 schools and to build the next generation of leaders.

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Other Publications

Annual Report: Our Seven-Year Promise to Students

Annual Report: Our Seven-Year Promise to Students

Our latest Annual Report highlights City Year's Seven-Year Promise to students: our commitment to serve students from the third through the ninth grades, key years of the educational experience, when research shows students are most at risk for falling off track. The Annual Report tells the story of the power of that promise through profiles and quotes featuring both the City Year AmeriCorps members who serve in high-need schools every day and the remarkable partners and champions who make that service possible.

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In School and On Track: City Year’s Strategy for Long-Term Impact in America’s Highest-Need Schools

In School and On Track: City Year’s Strategy for Long-Term Impact in America’s Highest-Need Schools (2018)

Together with our school, research, nonprofit and philanthropic partners, City Year is working toward realizing our vision of educational excellence for students, particularly those who live in our nation’s largest urban centers and attend high-need schools. With the support of our partners, City Year in 2012 developed an ambitious Long-Term Impact (LTI) strategy to achieve this goal and we made significant progress during Phase I. We are committed to building on our successes to date, and to making even greater strides during Phase II.

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Closing the Implementation Gap: Leveraging City Year and National Service as New Human Capital Strategy to Transform Low Performing Schools

Closing the Implementation Gap: Leveraging City Year and National Service as a New Human Capital Strategy to Transform Low Performing Schools (2012)

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 high-need schools. Closing the Implementation Gap takes an in-depth look at the challenges schools face every day and highlights the role national service can play to help improve student achievement and close the implementation gap in the schools that need it the most.

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A Pilot Initiative to Advance Replicable Academic Support Practices by National Service Participants in Urban Schools

A Pilot Initiative to Advance Replicable Academic Support Practices by National Service Participants in Urban Schools (2012)

In this case study, City Year examines its three-year partnership with Neighborhood House Charter School, a K-8 charter school in Boston, where the organization tested and refined Whole School Whole Child, its school-based model.

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