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National Guidelines on Integrated Student Support

From the earliest days of the pandemic, we’ve seen how powerful it is for schools to provide integrated student support. To share knowledge about this powerful approach, the Mary E. Walsh Center for Thriving Children – home to City Connects — has just released the first “National Guidelines for Integrated Student Support,” a joint project … Continue reading “National Guidelines on Integrated Student Support”

The Weekly Connect 6/27/22

Here’s the new edition of The Weekly Connect. Check it out and sign up to have it delivered to your inbox! Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week: A new study finds that Head Start has a positive, intergenerational effect.  A bipartisan bill in Congress would extend pandemic-generated, free school meal … Continue reading “The Weekly Connect 6/27/22”

Food, fun, and family engagement at Belle Haven Elementary School

How do you turn lessons about food into life skills? Ask City Connects Coordinator Keisha Anderson.  Anderson, the coordinator at Belle Haven Elementary School in Dayton, Ohio, teaches students about nutrition using her own upbeat energy, a cooking competition, and the help of a community partner.  Anderson worked with Donna Kuykendall to ensure that an … Continue reading “Food, fun, and family engagement at Belle Haven Elementary School”

The Weekly Connect 6/21/22

Here’s the new edition of The Weekly Connect. Check it out and sign up to have it delivered to your inbox! Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week: A survey conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that the pandemic has hurt student progress in all grades.  The U.S. Department … Continue reading “The Weekly Connect 6/21/22”

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