In School and On Track: September 2018 City Year E-News

City Year Kicks Off New School Year in 349 Schools Nationwide

City Year Opening Day

Across the country, City Year’s 3,000 AmeriCorps members are celebrating the start of a new service year in our 349 partner schools, serving 234,000 students each day. City Year’s remarkable corps members serve as full-time tutors, mentors and role models—Student Success Coaches—providing students with academic, social and emotional support to help them succeed.

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Refer an Outstanding Young Person to City Year by October 5th

Find Purpose Not Just A Paycheck

We are now accepting AmeriCorps member applications for the 2019–2020 school year! Do you know a young person who has the interest, passion and skills to help students achieve their potential while growing as a leader? Encourage them to learn more about the application process and apply to serve with City Year. The next application deadline is October 5th.

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City Year Receives Grant to Build Network for School Improvement


City Year, in partnership with the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education, has received a $520,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of the foundation’s Networks for School Improvement (NSI) portfolio.

Beginning with a pilot in Milwaukee, this grant will support City Year’s efforts to connect and convene leadership teams from 10 middle schools to develop their capacity for continuous improvement to help schools close opportunity gaps and improve performance.

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Morning Consult

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John McCain, who was laid to final rest after losing his year-long battle with brain cancer, was a singular statesman, and someone who was at his best when, and because, he conceded his worst... Read More

Providence Journal

Summit Aims to Dissect Chronic Absenteeism in Providence Schools

More than one out of three students in this city are absent for at least 10 percent of the school year. While two days a month may not sound like much, the cumulative impact of chronic absenteeism... Read More

Columbus Chamber of Commerce

Young AmeriCorps Members to Provide a Year of Service to Help Columbus Students Succeed in School

62 City Year Columbus AmeriCorps members began their year of service to make a difference in the lives of nearly 4,000 students in Columbus City Schools at the... Read More

City Year Blog

How City Year Service Became Tradition for the Fleischman Family

Longstanding Philadelphia residents Bob and Debbie Fleischman have always believed in the importance of community investment. In raising their three young children, Matt, Sarah, Abe, the Fleischmans often reflected on how best to ensure... Read More

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