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March 30, 2015 | Scott Ballum Cohen

Bold in Action: Expanding Learning In and Outside the Classroom

“When you give these 11, 12, 13 year old kids a chance to work with a rocket scientist and launch rockets, or chance to work with lawyers to argue a mock trial in front of a federal judge, it is a life changing experience.”

Meet 1995 Echoing Green Global Fellow Eric Schwarz, co-founder of Citizen Schools. Through an Extending Learning Program, Citizen Schools is increasing academic achievement for children in low-income communities, making expanded learning days – for all kids – the new normal.