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 has been rewriting the rules of learning for 15 years.

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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

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.”  

Cartoon Network Animates Our Students’ Stories

August 30, 2018

In 2018, our friends at Cartoon Network animated two 826 Network student stories—one by Jekaya, Grade 4, 826 Boston (Sweater) and another by Nana-Wadieh, Grade 3, 826NYC (Feathers). These stories were part of the 826 National Inclusion Storytelling Project – an … Continue reading