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.
June 15, 2021
LEAP Voices – A Series of Interviews with LEAP Students: Claudia
JUNE 15, 2021 BY Max D’Amato Claudia, College Success Program participant, Salem State University (2022) Nursing Major with minors in Psychology and Biology An interview with Claudia, College Success Program (CSP) participant, sharing tips and wisdom about scholarships. Claudia is a Nursing Major with minors in Psychology and Biology at Salem State University and a College Success Program participant. In this interview we hear how CSP has supported Claudia’s studies and journey to find the right school through guidance in seeking out scholarships, as well as
February 17, 2021
Intern Insights: A Winter Internship with LEAP
By Emma Cundari [custom_frame_right][/custom_frame_right]On the bright morning of January 4th, I sat at the desk in the spare bedroom of my home in northern New Jersey. That morning, in that room, is where I kicked off the first day of my remote Career Services internship with LEAP for Education for my English & Creative Writing major. It started with the first of many video calls with my internship supervisor, Madison Seligman, LEAP’s Career & Outreach Coordinator. Over three weeks have passed since that moment and yet,