Community & Wraparound Programs

Los estudiante migrantes en Denver enfrentan la pérdida de su vivienda justo cuando se están adaptando en la escuela. Los maestros están tratando de ayudar, pero las familias recién llegadas enfrentan muchos desafíos.
The Youth in Care - College Advocate Program aims to help students who can feel isolated and often struggle to graduate.
Denver gives newly arrived migrant families 30 days of free housing. When time is up, some families struggle to find somewhere else to go.
Amid efforts to tackle challenges students face, one administrator says her message remains: ‘You’ve got to come to school.’
Homeless students are suspended at higher rates than their peers. ‘They’re being punished, a lot of times, for being impoverished.’
Preliminary data analyzed by Chalkbeat shows just over 322,000 students were enrolled as of the 20th day of school, when the district takes an official count. The stable number comes after a decade of dramatic annual declines.
Would they support city funding for Memphis-Shelby County Schools? How would they alleviate barriers to education? What is a quality school? Chalkbeat asked the candidates 8 questions.
The Parent Mentor Program started in Chicago in 1995. After 28 years, the program has expanded to over 2,000 parents at almost 230 schools around the state. On Friday, the program kicked off the new school year welcoming parent mentors back to the classroom at a celebration at Harry S. Truman Community College.
A NYC student explores the quality of school food on this episode of the Miseducation podcast from the Bell, a New York City high school audio journalism program.
Some programs are for low-income families, and others serve families regardless of income.
As roughly 320,000 students went back to class across Chicago, the district faces a number of challenges for the new school year.
The city’s popular summer program continues to garner praise, though some parents at multiple school sites told Chalkbeat they decided to withdraw their kids this year.
Asylum-seekers volunteer at the center to help other migrants. The grassroots group is looking to expand its volunteer base to students.
Banks said a strike could affect anywhere between 85,000 and 150,000 students. He’s “hopeful that we can avoid it.”
At least nine states will offer free breakfast and lunch to all students this year. That number could grow, though concerns about cost remain.
The organizations will add an additional $1.8 million to the initial Ballmer Group donation of $2.76 million
Inspired by NYC’s Summer Youth Employment Program, Oyate’s summer internship focuses on helping undocumented students.
Memphis students return to classes for a new school year that could turn out to be pivotal.
Bronx student Zainab Kuta explores school cell phone policies for the Miseducation podcast from The Bell, which trains NYC high school students in audio journalism.
More than 90% of school buses have air conditioning this summer, according to city officials. But advocates warn the heat can be severe inside buses that don’t.
RTD planea ofrecer transporte gratis a los jóvenes todo el año escolar al mismo tiempo que las Escuelas Públicas de Denver reducen su servicio de autobuses amarillos.
Las escuelas y organizaciones de todo el estado están tratando de ayudar a los padres con algunos de los materiales básicos.
School districts and other organizations are hosting events to give kids free backpacks, school supplies, haircuts, and more.
NYC social workers say they are dealing with more extreme cases of school refusal, fueled in part by an alarming rise in suicidal ideation.
RTD is rolling out free rides for all youth as part of a yearlong pilot program. It comes as the district is cutting back on already limited yellow bus service.
Mayor Brandon Johnson and his team want to grow the Sustainable Community Schools program, a partnership with the Chicago Teachers Union.
NYC families can quickly locate the nearest free summer meal sites for their children, thanks to a text service from No Kid Hungry.
As parents, what questions should you be asking about tutoring and whether your student can benefit? Here are some tips and insights from experts.
The program at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering aims to equal the opportunities for rising juniors and seniors, regardless of financial background.
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