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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 mentors to facilitate the literacy skills critical to unlocking lifetime learning. Research shows that mentors who […]

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, […]