“At a school in Brooklyn’s poorest neighborhood, literacy is up and disciplinary problems are down”, The Hechinger Report
The Hechinger Report and WNYC describe our social work services at P.S. 446 in Brownsville, where students struggle with instability, homelessness and violence. Principal Meghan Dunn and Partnership with Children Executive Director Margaret Crotty discuss the importance of the support our social workers provide for students and families living in poverty. Principal Dunn says the assistance of Partnership with Children social workers is indispensable, allowing teachers to focus on academics instead of constantly managing crises. “They’re able to do things that we just can’t do,” said Dunn. “There’s only so much schools alone can do.” Read the full story here.