Posts Tagged Church-School Partnerships

Every Student, Every Day

Every Student, Every Day

“There should be no barriers when it comes to providing young people with a quality education.” Broderick Johnson, White House Cabinet Secretary and Chair of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force We couldn’t agree with that statement more. Last week the Obama Administration launched Every Student, Every

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Calling All Churches: A Local School Needs You!

Calling All Churches: A Local School Needs You!

All Our Children is planning six regional forums in 2016 to lay the foundation for our 2017 national symposium. “Public education is a divine right, a human right, and for the common good.” Presiding Bishop-elect, Michael Curry AOC is excited to announce our 2016 regional forums! Each

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The Problem We All Live With from This American Life

The Problem We All Live With from This American Life

Integration: incorporation as equals into society or an organization of individuals of different groups. For those of you who may not be familiar with This American Life, we wanted to share with you their most recent radio program titled “The Problem We All Live With”. This episode

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When will a child’s zipcode become irrelevant?

When will a child's zipcode become irrelevant?

We here at AOC know that zipcode is (unfortunately) a huge indicator as to the quality of life and education for children and families in the US. This week we heard a segment on NPR about a recent study about how where kids grow up affect their

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Seperate and Unequal: Why Poor Districts Need More Funding

Seperate and Unequal: Why Poor Districts Need More Funding

Do rich districts in your state get more money per pupil than poor ones? A recent article in the Washington Post says in 23 states the answer to that question is Yes. In 23 states, per pupil local and state education spending is higher in rich school

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Attracting Volunteers for Your Partnership

Attracting Volunteers for Your Partnership

Attracting and recruiting volunteers can be one of the hardest parts of starting any kind of service program. For church-school partnerships there are many challenges when it comes to creating the volunteer pool. Some people may feel that if they’re not available during school hours they can’t

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Celebrate International Children’s Book Day on April 2!

Celebrate International Children's Book Day on April 2!

This month some of you may have celebrated “Read Across America Day” or even “Read Across America Week” a fabulous initiative to enforce good reading habits and support literacy initiatives nationwide. BUT, if your partnership missed it or, if you’re like us, and want to promote reading

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Funding Source: Applications are being accepted for Episcopal domestic poverty ministry grants

Funding Source: Applications are being accepted for Episcopal domestic poverty ministry grants

We received this media release from TEC’s Office of Public affairs and wanted to share it with our friends and members as a potential source of funding for church-school partnership programs large and small. Applications accepted for domestic poverty ministry grants The Episcopal Church Office of Public

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The Loneliness of Poverty

The Loneliness of Poverty

One of the many ways I was privileged in childhood (though, I didn’t know it then) was with a richness of role models who supported and, later, challenged me. There was Mrs. McFeely who monitored our elementary playground every school day for years and had a silver

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Join Us March 25 for an Evening with The Expectations Project

Join Us March 25 for an Evening with The Expectations Project

We’re excited to announce we are working with Greater Things for Greater Boston, Bethel AME Church, Boston, The Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston, Emmanuel Gospel Center, and The Boston Public Schools Office of Engagement to co-sponsor a FREE evening with Nicole Baker Fulgham, the President &

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