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Students of Many Cultures See Themselves While Reading & Learning

As the Syracuse Academy of Science and Citizenship Charter School (SASCCS) concluded its first successful year of operation, there was much to be proud of: students received ample one-on-one attention, parental engagement thrived, and teachers and students came together to build a diverse learning community. Yet, something very essential was still missing. “Literacy can’t be confined solely to the classroom,”

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313,666 in Grants Awarded; McMahon/Ryan Receives Funding to Fuel Campaign to Fight Child Abuse

Total of $313,666 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties December 22, 2015 – Each year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving over 6 million children. A study cited by McMahon/Ryan found that 1 in 10 of those children will experience the abuse by their 18th birthday. With the

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Local Children Show Us What ‘Making a Difference’ Looks Like

This #GivingTuesday, CNY Community Foundation Encouraging Community to Engage Children & Teens in Giving Back November 30, 2015 – When local children were asked what they could do to make a difference in the community, their responses were fun and heartwarming: “donate toys“; “adopt an animal”; “plant trees”; and “share my playset with my neighbor“, were just a few that

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New Play Area for Children Opens at Chestnut Hill Elementary

After Weeks of Construction, Chestnut Hill Elementary Opens New Play Area for Children With the warm weather in full swing, it was the perfect time for students of Chestnut Hill Elementary School in Liverpool to enjoy their brand new play area. The playground’s opening was celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 11. No more than two minutes later,

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FIVERS COMMITTED TO STUDENT SUCCESS IN NYC AND CNY

The Fiver Children’s Foundation originated as Camp Fiver summer camp in Hamilton, New York in 1998. The camp, set on a 129-acre refuge, began as a character building youth development program for economically disadvantaged children in New York City. The Camp eventually expanded into a year-round youth development program committed to eliminating the effects of poverty in the lives of

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