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All in A Day’s Work for CR Intern Colin Powers

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CR Intern Colin Powers starts his day by teaching English and math to 50 4th and 5th graders. In the afternoon, he shifts to CR’s after school program and teaches English to a group of middle school students from two[]

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CR Lego Teams’ Final Prep Weeks

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CR’s Lego Robotics teams are in their final two weeks of preparation for the First Lego League Competition.  Each team is required to research a natural disaster and present their recommendation for resolving a problem related to their chosen disaster.[]

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Dickinson Students Return

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For the second time in six months, a group of student volunteers from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania arrived in India to work with CR’s programs. Led by returning volunteers Paige Kopp and Sarah Rutkowski and joined by Cierra Ossege and[]

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CR STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN WORLD’S LARGEST PHOTOWALK

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  On October 5, CR students joined over 28,000 photographers on Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk – the world’s largest photo walk. Led by The Modern Story fellows and CR intern Adriana Ganci, 50 CR students took to the streets of[]

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DIGITAL STORY TELLING PROGRAM BEGINS 4TH YEAR!

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For the 4th consecutive year, CR students are participating in a two-week digital story telling program. Three Fellows from The Modern Story, a Hyderabad NGO, are teaching our students how to write interesting stories and helping them to bring those[]

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Adriana Ganci Will Intern beginning 9/13

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Adriana Ganci will travel to India later this month for a three-month international internship with CR. Adriana recently volunteered in May through American University’s Alt Break Program, when she and fellow volunteers worked as counselors at CR’s summer camp. Adriana[]

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BACK TO BASICS USING COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

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CR opened the school year with its new “Back to Basics” program. The program is designed to insure that our students have all the necessary knowledge and skills needed to perform successfully at grade level. Collaborative learning is an important[]

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Agni Bharathi Joins Staff

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Agni joins CR as the new Director of Special Projects and Teacher training. He will oversee curriculum development, the ATOM project and CR’s new “Back to Basics” learning program. Agni will also monitor CR’s higher education scholarship recipients. Agni is[]

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KAVITHA PASSES NATIONAL 10TH GRADE EXAM

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In May, the good news arrived that after dropping out of school for 10 years, Kavitha passed India’s national exam for 10th graders. Passing this exam is a requirement for Indian students wishing to  move to higher secondary school. For[]

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Scoot Tech Launched!

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CR’s computer education program has gone mobile! This month, we started teaching computer classes to students in the first of seven villages where we have after school programs but do not have permanent computer centers.  Now, our computer instructors travel[]

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