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21st Century Community Learning Grant from State for $200,000 Propels Enrichment Services at Mary Ford Elementary
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21st Century Community Learning Grant from State for $200,000 Propels Enrichment Services at Mary Ford Elementary

Charleston Promise Neighborhood Helping Students Succeed in Title 1 School Research shows that academic, behavioral and artistic afterschool programs improve all areas of students’ performance in Title One schools. Nyla Bell, now a rising 10th grader with the grades and plans to become a pediatrician, is one of those students. Once a 5th grader with…

New Enrichment Program: The Garden Club
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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…

The Power of After-School Programs
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The Power of After-School Programs

When you were a child, what was an after-school activity? Depending on your age, it might have been the cheerleading squad, a sports team, or band practice. In other words, there might not have been an after-school program per se. After-school programs abound today. Just between 2004 and 2014, enrollment in after-school programs skyrocketed from…