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HELP us FIGHT Cuts to Summer Programs for Nearly 31,000 Middle School Students

Yesterday, CCC stood on the steps of City Hall with City Council Youth Services Chair Eugene and our partners in the Campaign for Children to object to the Administration’s plan to cut summer programs for nearly 31,000 middle school students.  Watch NY …

CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance and Education Committees Regarding the Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget

CCC testified at the New York City Council Finance and Education Committees hearing on March 16, 2015 regarding the Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget. The Preliminary Budget funds a number of previously announced initiatives for children and families …

CCC Testimony: Oversight: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

CCC testified before the New York City Council Committee on Youth Services on February 25, 2016 at an oversight hearing to examine the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Every summer, thousands more youth are able to participate in the program bec …

Read our Op-Ed: New York’s Budget Debate Must Focus More on Children

This Opinion Piece by CCC’s Executive Director Jennifer March was posted on WNYC’s Schoolbook on February 11, 2015. Over 1.7 million children live in New York City, the largest child population in the country. A staggering one-third of these children l …

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: New York City Council Finance and Education Committee Hearing on Fiscal Year 2015 Preliminary Budget Proposals

CCC testified about the budget proposals in the FY15 Preliminary Budget related to education, as well as offered recommendations for strategies to improve educational outcomes for New York City’s students, at the hearing of the City Council Finance and …

CCC Testimony: Supporting City’s Plan for Full-Day UPK for all 4-year-olds and after-school programs for all middle school students

CCC testified in support of a City Council Resolution supporting the City’s plan to expand full-day UPK and after-school programs through a small tax increase on the wealthiest New Yorkers, at a City Council Education and Women’s Issues Hearing on Febr …

Check out our new report: Keeping Middle School Students on Track for Success

The middle grades, generally ages 11-14, are a period of major transition for children. They experience the physical changes that coincide with puberty. They are also developing both socially and emotionally as they explore their identities and peers b …

Keeping Middle School Students on Track for Success: Risk Identification and Intervention in the Middle Grades

The middle school years are critical to children’s future success in high school and beyond, making these grades a crucial time for identifying struggling students and intervening appropriately. Some schools in New York City, and throughout the country …

Policy Briefing Recap: Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Middle School Students

On December 5, 2012, CCC held a Policy Briefing, “Keeping Middle School Students on Track for High School Graduation,” which brought together educators, parents and advocates to learn about the strategies being used to identify struggling middle school …

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