A New Study on the Effectiveness of Integrated Student Support Services
A new study reported by Child Trends underscores the effectiveness of integrated student support services. Study findings show what all of us implementing 21C already know: child and family support services, also known as integrated student support services, are essential to academic success.
Mutt-i-grees Curriculum to be Highlighted at International Conference
Mutt-i-grees Curriculum to be Highlighted at International Conference On May 5, 2016, between 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm – at City Hall in Norwalk, CT, Dr. Matia Finn-Stevenson will be among an esteemed panel of experts presenting testimony at the Special Town Meeting: Children’s Museums and the Achievement Gap, which is part of the InterActivity 2016: Collective Impact international conference for the Association of Children's Museums. Dr. Finn-Stevenson will be addressing the academic achievement gap and how the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum is making a difference.
21C/Family Resource Center News in Rockland County, New York – 2015 Winter Newsletter
FRC News Rockland County leads the state in the percentage of limited-English proficient students (excluding New York City) 21C News Community schools prominent in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Feature Story FRC coordinators take trip to Westchester County's Thomas A. Edison's full-service community school
Letter from Dr. Matia Finn-Stevenson regarding Every Student Succeeds ACT (ESSA)
Dear Colleagues, By now you have heard the good news about the passage of the new education bill – Every Student Succeeds ACT (ESSA). This is the first major change in education in many years, but the news gets even better for those of us working on the School of the 21st Century and Family Resource Centers.
21C/Family Resource Center News in Connecticut
On June 23, 2015, at the Family Champion Event in Meriden, Conn., the Connecticut Family Resource Center Alliance honored Matia Finn-Stevenson, Ph.D., for her continuous support of Connecticut Family Resource Centers (The School of the 21st Century) and the families they serve.
‘Father of Head Start’ and Zigler Center leader reflect on Head Start at 50
If you believe in karma — the good kind, that is — then you’ll believe it was working for Head Start pioneer Edward Zigler two years ago. He was preparing to undergo hip surgery when he became the direct beneficiary of the educational program he helped form 50 years ago.
New Study on Integrated Student Support Services Includes The School of the 21st Century!!
The School of the 21st Century, which includes the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum as one of its components, is highlighted in a a new study by Child Trends. It was one of nine national models for integrated student support services included in the study.Source: Child Trends
The Added Value of the School of the 21st Century When Combined With a Statewide Preschool Program
Although schools have begun to employ multiple programs to reach educational goals, little attention has been paid to the efficacy of combining separate programs. The present study investigates the combination of a school reform model, the School of the 21st Century (21C), and the Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) program, where preschools apply for state funds to provide high quality services to children at risk.
Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum Training - Roslyn, NY
Join us! Mutt-i-grees® National Peer Trainers and the Mutt-i-grees® Research, Development and Outreach Team are hosting a Mutt-i-grees® training session at the Roslyn Claremont Hotel in Roslyn, NY. Participants have a choice of attending April 19-20 or April 20-21, 2012. Join us for presentations and interactive breakout sessions on implementation techniques and best practices presented by master Mutt-i-grees® teachers from across the country.Source: Mutt-i-grees Curriculum
The Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum is a Pre-K to Grade 12 program, being developed in four phases: Phase I: Pre-K-Grade 3; Phase II: Grades 4-6; Phase III: Middle School; and Phase IV: High School. The first and second phases are complete and are available to educators interested in implementation. Phases III: Middle School and IV: High School are now being developed and expected to launch in early and mid 2012.Source: Mutt-i-grees Curriculum