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 academically during the summer as their minds sit idle. This summer, Charleston Promise Neighborhood manages two summer learning programs, […]

STEM enrichment

Are Field Trips A Valuable Educational Tool?

Field trips have been a staple of modern American public education going back generations. Despite the logistical headaches, the safety concerns, the expense and hassle, schools have been exposing their students to myriad educational and cultural sites, providing kinesthetic experiences beyond the classroom. In recent years, though, the field trip has been in decline. Museums […]