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Our blog features ExpandED staff and other contributors describing the latest efforts to ensure that every young person thrives and how we’re building a robust system of K–12 afterschool in New York City. Here’s the latest:
ExpandED Supports Mayor Adams, Mayor’s Fund, and Pfizer $1.5 Million Grant to Boost City’s Stem Education Efforts
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced a $1.5 million grant from Pfizer Inc. to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City — with funds earmarked for science,
By Jacques Noisette, Director Social and Emotional Learning Life in the wake of Covid may be returning to a semblance of normal, with students in school and parents heading to
During the summer of 2020, as the pandemic and racial violence elevated the conversation around equity and equality in education, ExpandED began to reconsider its afterschool STEM curriculum. Was it anti-racist? Did it lift students’ voices? Could all kids see themselves in the activities?
In December, ExpandED and the Partnership for Afterschool Education (PASE) convened a working group to discuss growing concerns about the state of young children’s literacy levels in the wake of Covid-19. Prior to the pandemic, approximately two of every three children living in poverty could not read at grade level. Since the start of the school year, it has become evident that more students need help with reading and writing.
February 28, 2022 Jailain Hollon Jailain Hollon is the Marketing Associate at ExpandED Schools. ExpandED Schools celebrates Black History Month, highlighting Black Americans’ significant contributions, achievements, and accomplishments throughout history.