Heroic Effort

Schaap, Rosie
October 2006
Guideposts;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p16
This article provides information on the 826NYC, an organization dedicated to helping students ages 6 to 18 with their writing skills. Its free programs include tutoring, workshops and field trips. It is modeled after 826Valencia, a tutoring center founded by writer Dave Eggers in San Francisco, California. According to the author, the imaginative setting at 826NYC sparks the creativity kids need to write well.


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