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17 After‐School Sites will Close in Neighborhoods with Highest Need

17 after-school programs are slated to close on June 30th unless they are restored in the final city budget, leaving 1,882 elementary school children without summer programming or after-school programs next fall. The closure of these programs will be d …

Turning the Tide of NYC’s Educational Outcomes

A recent column in the New York Times by Dr. Robert Balfanz of Johns Hopkins University sheds light on the troubling disparities that exist in our country’s education system. The article discusses national data that is strikingly similar to what we see …

CCC Testimony: Re Int. 131: Avonte’s Law – Requiring DOE to equip all exit doors with an alarm system in all elementary school buildings and buildings accommodating district 75 programs

CCC testified In favor of Int. 131, which would require audible alarms on all exit doors in elementary and district 75 schools, at a City Council Education Committee Hearing on June 12, 2014. CCC’s testimony strongly supported this legislation, as a co …

The ABCs of Literacy Instruction: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Young Readers

CCC held a policy briefing to examine literacy instruction in the early grades and the approaches to identifying and helping struggling young readers. Reading on grade level by Grade 3 is one of the strongest indicators of future academic success. Thir …

A Prescription for Expanding School-Based Mental Health Services in New York City Public Elementary Schools

In CCC’s new report, A Prescription to Expand School-Based Mental Health in New York City Public Elementary Schools, we make the case for bringing mental health services to all NYC schools, with a focus on elementary schools. This report is the result …

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