September 1, 2022
New study shows that social capital is the key to reducing poverty and empowering underserved youth’s upward mobility.
Social capital has long been one of the four essential elements of student success at LEAP and is included in all LEAP programs at each age level.
August 10, 2022
Thurgood Marshall Students Encouraged To Dream More At Summer Program
On Monday morning, Mayor Jared Nicholson, Ward Councilors Wayne Lozzi and Coco Alinsug, Interim Superintendent Deb Ruggiero, and School Committee members Brian Castellanos and Lorraine Gately toured the school to see how LEAP (learn, explore, aspire, pursue) for Education’s Dream MORE program was enriching students’ lives.
July 21, 2022
US Dept. of Ed calls for afterschool & summer for all
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona launched the Engage Every Student Initiative, a bold new call to action to utilize American Rescue Plan funds alongside other state and local funds to ensure that every child who wants a spot in a high-quality out-of-school time (OST) program has one.
May 9, 2022
NPR’s Article on How the Drop in College Enrollment Impacts the Economy
NPR – More than 1 million fewer students are in college. Here’s how that impacts the economy.
Search Institute’s Research on the Importance of Relationships
Social-emotional learning and social capital are two cornerstones to LEAP’s youth success model. Discover why.
Helping Students Recover from the Pandemic
Brookings’ article on the impacts of COVID-19 which have been most severe for those who were already the furthest behind academically—students of color and those experiencing poverty.