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1st of December 2016

Positive school climates shown to narrow achievement gaps

A comprehensive analysis out of USC of over 15 years of research shows that a positive school climate contributes to academic achievement. We work collaboratively with the entire school community, including students, teachers, parents and administrators, to improve school climate and culture. According to the study’s author: “Our findings suggest that by promoting a positive climate, […]

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13th of October 2016

National Leader on Restorative Justice Visits Our Program

Fania Davis, the Founder and Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, visited one of our partner schools, Ebbets Field Middle School earlier this month. Brooklyn Community Foundation selected Partnership last year as a partner organization to work at Ebbets as part of the Restorative Justice Project. It was a privilege to participate in […]

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6th of September 2016

Partnership with Children goes Back to School

This week, 13,000 students all around New York City will return to school this month with support from Partnership with Children. Thanks to the hard work of our social work staff, the students we serve can answer ‘What will you be this year?’ with brave, strong, successful, confident, and happy.

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30th of August 2016

Education Dive features our partnership with Riverdale Avenue Community School

Education Dive describes our program at Riverdale Avenue Community School (RACS), where we focus on social-emotional support for the elementary school students who are living in poverty and facing challenges in school and in life. Support from our social workers has resulted in academic improvement, increased parent engagement, and increased social-emotional regulation in the students. […]

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6th of May 2016

Partnership with Children in The New York Times

Partnership with Children hosted a panel discussion in collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Partnership with Children Executive Director Margaret Crotty joined other experts in the fields of neuroscience and public health to discuss the critically important relationship between the chronic stress of growing up […]

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4th of May 2016

CityLimits features one of our community schools, PS/IS 284

Every student in New York City comes to school with different experiences, interests, challenges, learning styles, talents, and dreams. Our job as educators, social workers, and community school directors is to create schools that embrace our unique students and enable them to thrive; to find something they love about learning and to support them. This […]

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Slate features Partnership with Children and emerging science that informs our work in schools

Strong punishments in school are likely based on the assumption that when kids act out, reprimanding them has the potential to remedy the psychological impulse that caused the bad behavior in the first place. But recent research suggests this assumption might often be wrong. According to a panel of researchers and educators who gathered at […]

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3rd of May 2016

“Ushering in a Process of Change: Introducing Restorative Practices at the Middle School Level”, Brooklyn Community Foundation

The Brooklyn Community Foundation has featured a blog post from each of the three non-profits they are partnering with as part of a five year project to bring restorative practices to New York City Schools. Our Restorative Practices Coordinator, Suzanne Hitchman, shares her experience thus far at Ebbets Field Middle School in Crown Heights. Read the […]

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6th of January 2016

New talent featured in New York Business Journal

The New York Business Journal announced our new hires in their “People on the Move” feature: Maria Astudillo, Vice President of Behavioral Health and Programs, Marina Schreiber, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, and Robin Veenstra-VanderWeele, Chief Strategy Officer. Read the full press release here.

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28th of December 2015

New York Knicks star takes our students on a shopping spree for the holidays

New York Knicks star, Langston Galloway, made the holidays brighter for four of our students by taking them on a shopping spree at the NBA Store. Thank you Langston and NBA Cares! Watch the full video of their special day here.

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