Language Immersion School in Brooklyn Adds Middle School
The International School of Brooklyn, a French and Spanish language immersion school located in Carroll Gardens, is adding a middle school program starting in the 2012-2013 academic year. All students are required to study two languages, which are continued from the elementary school.
Parents Want to Help Teens Through College But Unsure How, Survey Says
A national survey of parents conducted by Discover Student Loans found that three out of four families in the U.S. want to help their children pay for college but worry they will not be able to come up with enough money.
How Should I Deal with My Child's Demands and Frustrations?
A social worker with two decades of experience working with stressed families and challenged children provides tips for parents on how to deal with their child’s demands and calm their frustrations in a constructive and successful way, without blowing up or giving in.
A Summer Camp Helps Kids Cope with Loss
Hearts and Crafts Grief Counseling hosted its 15th annual Camp Grief Busters in June where bereaved kids and parents spent the weekend participating in fun games, relaxing, and being reminded of the importance of enjoying life amid tragedy.
Local Adoption Agency Awarded by Human Rights Campaign
Forever Families Through Adoption, a NY- and CT-authorized adoption agency, receives seal of recognition for supporting LGBT families.
Charity Event Raises More Than $25,000 for NY and CT Adoption Program
Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc. (FFTA), an NY- and CT-authorized adoption placement agency and resource center, held its third annual gourmet food tasting and silent auction event, "An Evening at Crawford Park Mansion," which raised more than $25,000 for FFTA’s programming.
Crucial Tourette Syndrome Counseling Program Forced to Shut Down Due to Drastic New York State Budget Cuts
New York State budget cuts effective in the new year will take critical funding away from the New York City Tourette Syndrome Counseling Program and force it to shut down.
PlayTogether NYC Helps Children Build Confidence Through Play
PlayTogether NYC, a certified preschool, opens its doors on the Upper West Side, offering a play-based program for toddlers, with half-day and full-day options.
Kumon Centers Open in Prospect Heights and Gravesent-West
Two new Kumon Learning Centers in Brooklyn are offering math and reading help to kids in Prospect Heights and Gravesend-West.
Local Students Organize Rockland County's First Public Advocacy Roundtable Discussion
College students from Rockland County, New York, met with area officials, including Senator David Carlucci and Rockland County Legislature Chairwoman Harriet Cornell, at a roundtable to discuss plans to better engage Rockland's youth and young adults on issues of health, education, and civic engagement.