PS 94 Bronx Learning Leaders Group Shot

Engaging Immigrant Families at PS 94 in the Bronx

The latest edition of the Norwood News features Learning Leaders’ partnership with PS 94 in the Bronx. The school “is rising to the challenge set by New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña by engaging students’ families in creative new ways.” Learning Leaders parent volunteers help out not only in the classroom but also by […]

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Volunteer Kathia Arias with Student

Six in ten school community members say information workshops are vital to family engagement

A recent survey conducted by Learning Leaders named parent information workshops as one of the most important family engagement tools. The survey asked school staff, engaged parents and community volunteers for their opinions on parent involvement. Volunteering in the classroom was deemed the primary parent engagement initiative for educational success, at 64%. Parents building relationships […]

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Book Buddies Take on Bullying with “The Hundred Dresses”

Pfizer Book Buddies volunteers and their student Buddies have been reading The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes, the story of a Polish-American girl named Wanda who is mocked for being different. Estes’ book is a story of kindness, compassion, and standing up for what is right, and the book has really resonated with 3rd grade […]

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