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New Enrichment Program: The Garden Club
Education Uncategorized

New Enrichment Program: The Garden Club

Hands-on learning is an essential component of the after-school model implemented by Charleston Promise Neighborhood during the last three school years. When students reinforce concepts taught in the classroom with experiential learning, they possess a greater likelihood of retaining and using the information as they move from elementary school into middle and high school. The…

We Must Involve Parents and Community in the Education of Children
Community Education Parents

We Must Involve Parents and Community in the Education of Children

No one is more important to a child than their parent. Because children spend 70% of their time away from school, any effort to improve children’s academic performance must include and involve their parents. Research has demonstrated repeatedly and convincingly that parental and community involvement in schools leads to improved academic and behavioral outcomes for…

The Value of Telehealth in Schools
Health

The Value of Telehealth in Schools

Visit the school nurse’s office in Charleston Promise Neighborhood schools – Chicora, Sanders-Clyde, James Simons, Burns and Mary Ford – and you will see an odd contraption. It is the video conferencing set-up with a stethoscope, otoscope and examination camera that you see here. As part of MUSC’s KidsWell program in schools throughout the county,…