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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 returned on June 11-29 and July 9-13 with the goal of preventing summer learning loss, commonly known as summer slide. The program focused on students […]

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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 called student concern specialists, assist teachers by removing disruptive students from the classroom and working with them […]

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Social Studies Bowl 2018: The Children are Learning!

A capacity crowd of nearly 300 people filled the auditorium of the Charleston Museum on March 1 to witness another Social Studies Bowl, with five Title One schools in competition. With an emcee and scorekeeper from Historic Charleston Foundation dressed in colonial era attire, teams of second-through-fifth graders answered questions pulled from the school curricula. […]