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Forbes Finds Powerful Promise in UVM Study on School Initiative

Associate professor of business David Jones and his research on the nature and impact of “Citizen Schools” are featured in this Forbes article. Citizen Schools, sponsored by leading technology and science companies, provide a longer school day for lower-income children in an effort to bridge educational gaps and connect employees from these companies as volunteers in the classroom. Jones’ study uncovered a variety of positive effects for both the schools and the companies. Read the story…