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Volunteer for Family Science Night Oct. 31

Volunteer for Family Science Night Oct. 31

  Who: Mary Ford Elementary Students and Families, along with Volunteers from Various Corporations What: Family Science Night Volunteer Opportunity with Families from Mary Ford Elementary School When: Wednesday, October 31st Where: Mary Ford Elementary Cafeteria...

Summer Literacy Program Prevents Summer Slide

Summer Literacy Program Prevents Summer Slide

Once again, Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s empirically-validated summer program has succeeded in helping children improve their academic outcomes. Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s summer literacy program for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade...

Beer and Wine Tasting at Edmunds Oast to Benefit CPN

Beer and Wine Tasting at Edmunds Oast to Benefit CPN

Charleston Promise Neighborhood has a good neighbor in Edmunds Oast. The brewery, restaurant and wine & beer retailer is hosting beer and wine tastings Tuesdays and Thursdays in August and September to benefit Charleston Promise Neighborhood. The tastings are hosted...

Student News is On the Air!

Student News is On the Air!

Scholars are learning hands-on skills in summer school this year. Research tells us summer programs that make learning fun and concentrate on math and reading literacy help students reverse the summer slide of lost academic progress and actually advance academically...

Summer Enrichment for 270 Neighborhood Scholars

Summer Enrichment for 270 Neighborhood Scholars

Charleston Promise Neighborhood designs and manages summer instruction through its Expanded Learning Time program that helps students advance academically and avoid the Summer Slide, the process by which students, particularly those from low-income homes, lose ground...

How Do Behavioral Specialists Help Children and Schools?

How Do Behavioral Specialists Help Children and Schools?

In today’s educational environment, schools, administrators and teachers are pressed to improve student test scores. When individual students act out, it diverts the focus of the teacher and can derail progress for the day.   Behavioral specialists, sometimes...

Family Night at the Aquarium

Family Night at the Aquarium

  Hands-on learning at South Carolina's most popular attraction, the SC Aquarium. All students and parents from schools in the Charleston Promise Neighborhood are welcome. RSVP to your site coordinator, whose contact information is listed below.   School...

Volunteers are the Lifeblood of a Non-Profit

Volunteers are the Lifeblood of a Non-Profit

In recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation week, Charleston Promise Neighborhood would like to recognize the diverse, dedicated group of tireless volunteers that supports the mission of Charleston Promise Neighborhood in our schools and the larger surrounding...