Young adults in City Year have 'unique place' in Duval classrooms helping at-risk students
“City Year comes in with high expectations, high energy and commitment to helping at-risk students,” said Duval County Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti. “To have those extra hands on deck throughout the school day makes a world of a difference for principals, teachers and the students themselves.”


Flooding the zone with ‘Red Jackets’ at DISD’s Roosevelt and Spruce campuses
The City Year program seems one-of-a-kind in DISD and promises a big payoff: A designated campus gets 10 AmeriCorps employees who work from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. These are young people whose first priority is to give back to urban schools and help students achieve success.

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