A Community that Prepares

A Community that Prepares

“What did [they] lack though? … They lacked something that could have been given to them if we’d only know they needed it: a community around them that prepared them properly for the world.” – Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers. How many young people around us lack proper...
Franklin Elementary Site Visit

Franklin Elementary Site Visit

On Tuesday, I had chance to visit the Franklin Elementary site. Students there were engaged in several different activities and classes. This is a fun program that offers a variety of options to keep students engaged after school. At this site students sign up for...

Making an Early Investment

According to a report done by the Afterschool Alliance each year’s class of high school dropouts will cost the country more than $200 billion in lost earnings and unrealized tax revenue over the course of their lives. These high school dropouts earn 24 percent less...