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A City Education: Using Twitter to Inspire Creativity in Students

Using Twitter to get kids writing worked for one City Year corps member in the South Bronx.

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A City Education: An Inauguration Day Reminder That We Need Social Justice for Students

America's founding principles are noble, but the harsh reality of what students are up against to graduate from high school is not justice.


In our A City Education series, City Year corps members share their experiences working as tutors and mentors in schools in hopes of closing the opportunity gap and ending the dropout crisis.

With Inauguration Day upon us, Election Day seems like a distant memory, but just last November, the entire nation was abuzz with political tension. The school I serve in as a City Year corps member, Normandie Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, was no exception.

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