By G. Maeroff
Can a daring funding in schooling flip round the economic system of a whole urban? Gene I. Maeroff, former nationwide schooling correspondent for the recent York occasions , explores how the nonprofit crew Say certain to schooling has instituted a community of reforms in Syracuse, big apple, that objective to extend the city's the center category via aiding its children.
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The county should be more supportive of the city’s school kids,” she said. “If we don’t support them when they are young, they will be on the rolls forever. ” Mahoney presents her backing for Say Yes as a way to save money in the long run for the taxpayers of the county, which is more white and more affluent than Syracuse. A better school system in the city, according to this reasoning, will 38 REFORMING A SCHOOL SYSTEM, REVIVING A CITY produce adults less likely to need public assistance, who can participate in and contribute to the local economy.
The students got their high school diplomas and went off to college with Say Yes scholarships, tracing much the same pattern as other cohorts. Two Hartford families, the Handels and the Bermans, joined George Weiss in funding the program through Say Yes. So far, so good. Then in 2008, when Say Yes launched its whole-district program in Syracuse, it started another venture in Hartford, this time working with a full school rather than a single class. Say Yes intended to make Syracuse and Hartford matching experiments of a sort, hoping to compare outcomes in a whole-system approach with what it could accomplish in a single school.
Say Yes headquarters in a suite of offices adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania campus took on the character of a den in a family home, a place where students gathered for programs and assistance after school, on weekends, and during the summer. Say Yes extended services and support from the outset to siblings of students in the Bryant program who were born by the year 2000 when the organization began the program. Siblings were even eligible to receive up to $25,000 to defray college costs.