STEM education in low income schools

STEM Education is More Than Science and Math Courses

By now you’ve heard about STEM education – science, technology, engineering and math. Producing millions of workers in these fields will be vital to continued economic health in the United States. Consequently, future job prospects are best in STEM fields. Consider the projected growth in demand and the average pay of various STEM-related occupations. Source: […]

Summer Learning Program is Back Because it Works

Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s summer learning program returned on June 12. Research shows that most of the achievement gap in reading between low-income and high-income children occurs during the summer months, when school is out. Last year, Charleston Promise Neighborhood, in collaboration with Metanoia’s Freedom School, provided literacy enrichment to 71 K-5th graders last summer at […]

Girl Talk: The Writing is on the Wall

  Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s (CPN) mission is to ensure that all of our Neighborhood students are on track to graduate high school with the skills necessary to enter college, the workforce, or the military. To that end, on Monday, May 22nd, CPN partnered with Sanders-Clyde and 37 local female business and community leaders to bring […]