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Family Science Night on Halloween Was Spooktacular!

Family Science Night on Halloween Was Spooktacular!

It was an evening of learning for parents and students at Mary Ford Elementary School on Halloween Night, courtesy of Charleston Promise Neighborhood, Ingevity and Mercedes Benz Vans. Students first learned STEM-based lessons and then attempted to build...

What a Great Way to Change a Child’s Life

What a Great Way to Change a Child’s Life

Opportunities exist for you to experience the joy of changing a child’s life. Non-profit Reading Partners works with Charleston Promise Neighborhood at Mary Ford and Sanders Clyde Elementary Schools to improve students’ reading outcomes. They recruit and train...

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...