Harvard EdCast: Becoming a Good CitizenBy Matt Weber
Since its founding in 1995, Citizen Schools has partnered with middle schools — first in Boston, and now around the United States — to implement extended-learning-time models to thousands of students in low-income neighborhoods.
Eric Schwarz, Ed.M.’97, cofounder and CEO of Citizen Schools, discusses the importance of extended learning time and his vision for the service based education organization.
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About the Harvard EdCast
The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts, available on the Harvard University iTunes U page, that features a 15-20 minute conversation with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.