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City Year’s Approach to Social Emotional Learning

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) has been discussed in many education articles and studies recently – from The New York Times to Education Week and Paul Tough’s book ‘How Children Succeed’. While questions surrounding how a student’s emotional characteristics are developed are still up for debate, many agree that Social Emotional Learning is extremely important to a child’s development and education.

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From the City Year community

Extra Support Can Help Improve Attendance and Strengthen a Student’s Academic Achievement

Attendance is crucial to positive long term outcomes for students and numerous studies have shown that 6th graders who are chronically absent have lower high school graduation rates. What does life look like for high school dropouts?

What We Are Reading and Watching

Every week we will give our readers a fun inside look into what we are reading and watching at City Year. Enjoy.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2014 with City Year

City Year has a long-standing tradition of service. We sat down with Charlie Rose, Senior Vice President & Dean of City Year, to talk about what Martin Luther King Day means to City Year.