Tag Archive | "Harlem Children’s Zone"

Beyond the Test Scores at the Harlem Children’s Zone

When the Harlem Children’s Zone opened a charter school in a housing project, it set out to raise test scores. While grades haven’t improved dramatically, the school has helped to create a community and is slowly changing the culture of the neighborhood.

Read the full story

Posted in Charter Schools News, News, On The Beat, Sub-Featured, UncategorizedComments (0)

Paul Tough Tackles How Children Succeed

For the better part of the last decade New York Times reporter Paul Tough has written about education, poverty and the obstacles to success students both in New York and across America face.

Read the full story

Posted in BookshelfComments (0)

Fighting Poverty with Education in Harlem

Geoffrey Canada, the founder of Harlem Children’s Zone, brings all of his resources and services to an impoverished community and attempts to reverse a vicious cycle of kids dropping out of school and going to jail.

Read the full story

Posted in BookshelfComments (0)

The Kids Aren’t All Right, But Geoffrey Canada Is Working On It

In “Whatever It Takes,” Paul Tough follows Geoffrey Canada for almost five years as he attempts to figure out how to reduce the disparity between low-income and middle-class children.

Read the full story

Posted in BookshelfComments (0)


School Wire

Archives