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Testimony: Disconnected Youth: Out of School and Out of Work

On November 22, 2016, CCC submitted testimony to the City Council Youth Services Committee regarding disconnected youth.  CCC also testified in favor Int. 708-2015, which would create a Disconnected Youth Task Force. Disconnected youth are youth ages 1 …

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 …

Policy Briefing Recap: The ABC’s of Literacy Instruction

Research shows that reading on grade level by third grade is a critical indicator of future academic success. Unfortunately, our Keeping Track data show that less than one-third of New York City’s third graders scored at or above proficiency on the 201 …

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 …

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