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What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is president of ExpandED Schools.  Reading an article in The Atlantic, “The Diminishing Role of Art in Children’s Lives,” a statement stood out: “Extensive evidence su ... read more

House Appropriations Committee Cuts and Next Steps

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is Senior Vice President of Policy & Research at ExpandED Schools.Last week, the House Appropriations Committee voted to pass a spending bill that would cut $2.4 billion from the Dep ... read more

One in a Million: Fashion Design, Protecting Your Heart, and Having Fun

ExpandED Schools

We reached our 1 millionth student this school year! This blog is part of a series where we journey throughout our expanded learning schools network and get to know some of our students. Meet Bianca, ... read more

Introducing 'ExpandED Pathways: Computer Science'

Erin Phillips

Erin Phillips is a Development Officer at ExpandED Schools.(Image: richerpicture.com)Thanks to generous funding from the Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation and Google.org, ExpandED Schools is launch ... read more

Motivating Middle-School 'Market Makers'

ExpandED Schools

 Sarah Levitt Market Makers VolunteerThis past year, ExpandED Schools launched its Market Makers Initiative at six of our partner schools. Market Makers is a pilot program that seeks to teach mid ... read more

Let's Tackle the Summer Slide: Part 2! | LiteracyConnections

Rachel Roseberry

Rachel Roseberry is the Literacy Manager at ExpandED Schools. NPR just published "Summer Reading for Your Woke Kid," a list of books that frame big issues through a lens that kids can understand. ... read more

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