For many of the children, youth, and families in our programs, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a catastrophic disruption to normal routines of life. Our local schools have struggled to provide quality distance learning, exposing the digital divide for how it’s been maintaining the achievement gap for some of our children and youth. Now more than ever, we need to nurture and equip promising children to rise to their God-given potential.
New school year brings new challenges as many lag behind from COVID
KPIX CBS 5 News’ Max Darrow profiled Children Rising volunteer tutoring programs that enable children to overcome COVID-related loss of learning time.
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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
Our programs help close the achievement gap by providing literacy skills, science learning experiences, and career mentoring and internships.
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60% of Oakland 3rd Graders read below grade-level average. For them, it’s more than just learning to read. It’s about reading to learn.
One-on-one teaching helps struggling students learn math concepts.
“I think kids in economic need and in schools struggling to work with young people impacted by poverty and lack of resources can use a helping hand. Children Rising Can make a difference and that’s why I support it with my dollars and my time. Plus I think Rebecca Buckley is amazing and I enjoy her brilliance and far-sightedness. To be able to take the Succeeding by Reading program and transform it into an online learning tool for students ...Jan Zovickian, Succeeding by Reading tutor