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Read the latest Learning Letter!

A community volunteer’s journey from Learning Leader to full-time educator, a parent volunteer’s passion for family engagement, and a mother’s testimonial for her daughter’s academic achievement. Read their stories and more in the spring edition of the Learning Letter!

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Should Parents Have a Say in Curriculum? Executive Director Jane Heaphy Responds

Should parents have a say in curriculum? Jane Heaphy responds to this question inspired by Chalkbeat NY’s story on parent involvement at the Highbridge Green School. “One of the most interesting questions raised in the piece,” says Heaphy, “is what parents and educators need to learn in order to partner effectively.” Check out her response […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Randi Benton, PS 99 Queens

PS 99 in Queens is a welcoming, friendly place—office staff greet visitors with a smile, walls showcase vibrant student work. It’s a school that embraces and supports volunteers; a team of sixteen Learning Leaders includes retired teachers from PS 99 as well as community members dedicated to supporting their neighborhood school. “Learning Leaders has had […]

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