Citizen Schools is an American non-profit organization that partners with middle schools across the United States to expand the learning day for low-income children. Its stated mission is "educating children and strengthening communities". Currently, Citizen Schools serves over 4,400 students and recruits over 4,000 volunteers over 37 program sites in 19 cities across 7 states. The center pieces of the Citizen Schools model are its apprenticeship programs run by volunteers that culminate in public demonstrations called WOW!s, and partnering with some middle schools to expand learning time for students. Citizen Schools offers the AmeriCorps National Teaching Fellowship providing a 2-year leadership development program with a optional enrollment in a Master's program in out-of-school learning.
Campaign Finance$4,450 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of Citizen Schools
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Citizen Schools $355,000 Sheridan Group $180,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3130 Heartbeat Informed Consent Act S.1410 Life Sciences Jobs and Investment Act of 2011 H.R.1636 Time for Innovation Matters in Education Act of 2011 H.R.1891 Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act H.R.3130 Time for Innovation Matters in Education Act of 2009 S.1410 Time for Innovation Matters in Education Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 1 docket
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