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How 826 National is transforming education – CBS Feature

January 28, 2017

There’s a lot of debate in Washington right now about how money should be spent on education, including funding for public versus charter schools. But nonprofit organizations aren’t around for politicians to decide. Jamie Wax looks at one group that … Continue reading

826LA | Garcia Family

October 20, 2016

826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our understanding that great leaps in learning … Continue reading

Edwin Gonzalez | From 826 Boston Student to Staff

September 9, 2016

826 Boston is a nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization that empowers traditionally underserved students ages 6-18 to find their voices, tell their stories, and gain communication skills to succeed in school and in life. 826 Boston opened its doors … Continue reading

Miles Portek | 826NYC Volunteer

March 21, 2016

826NYC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our belief that great leaps in learning can … Continue reading

826michigan | Malcolm Family

February 2, 2016

826michigan is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students aged 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. 826michigan opened its doors in Ann Arbor in June of 2005. … Continue reading

826 Boston | Building a Community of Writers

September 22, 2015

826 Boston is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps … Continue reading

STEM to Story: Making Waves

March 2, 2015

A sample workshop from 826 National’s new publication, “STEM to Story: Enthralling and Effective Lesson Plans for Grades 5-8.” For more information click here: http://bit.ly/1vqCMGi.  

826 National and Jossey-Bass Present: Don’t Forget to Write

November 7, 2011

Daniel Handler shares the story of the 826 writing and tutoring centers. Dozens of professional writers, 826 volunteers, and educators contributed lesson plans to the new two-volume set from 826 National, “Don’t Forget to Write.”