At Schools for Children, we work with other educators, schools and communities to solve persistent problems, fill in the "gaps" in existing services and improve educational quality for all students and as cost-effectively as possible.
The following success stories and cases offer examples of the work we have done for others.
Meeting the Needs of Students in Crisis
A fourth-grader has stopped attending school. A first-grader has kicked her principal. A high-school sophomore talks of suicide. When children and young adults are in crisis, school systems are required to take action. more
Solving A Big City Transportation Challenge
The Boston Public School system needed to transport students to out-of-district schools and had contracted third-party transportation companies for this service. But this transportation was costly and didn't provide the supervision these students needed. more
- A Social Curriculum That Advances Critical Thinking
Racism, homophobia, sexism, bias—these are hot topics in schools. On one hand, schools want to create welcoming communities where differences are respected, students can ask questions, and, on the other, they want to avoid a political firestorm, high emotion and hurt feelings. more