Month

April 2009

Good Luck

She responded, “I don’t know; stop calling here.” He told me, “I do not have time for this….” I only asked if they might donate pizza to the event, Be a STAR (Share The Art of Reading). We expect that over 100 Nathan Hale Elementary School students, parents, and community members will
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Experience Corps Highlighted on NBC!

Our Experience Corps program is featured on NBC’s Making a Difference! Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
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At the Club

Each morning, while most of my peers at Generations head out to their respective schools to begin programming, I make the commute to our downtown office to get some work done before my site begins at 2:30. I am one of four AmeriCorps coordinators serving at an after-school site, and I
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Experience Corps Works! Results from Washington University Study

The recently released final report from Washington University in St. Louis states conclusively that Experience Corps works. We have always known this, and now there is a rigorous scientific study that backs up our own evaluation. The study took place between 2006-2008 in three cities
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October to April…Are these really the same children?

A day in the life in October…. I step into a classroom in my green polo and kids cower and hide their faces. “I don’t want to come with you!” “I don’t like reading.” “This is going to be boring.” It was rough convincing these tough kids that they would have fun coming down to read and
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Christian Science Monitor: April 8, 2009

  The Christian Science Monitor spotlights Boston student improvement in reading comprehension & other skills through our programs.  
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Boston Globe: April 8, 2009

  The Boston Globe features Generations Incorporated’s scientifically proven Reading Coaches program in its spotlight on education.  
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Experience Corps: April 7, 2009

Independent Research Shows National Service Program Enlisting Tutors Over Age 55 Produces Big Gains in Student Learning.  
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