Fidelity Becomes Lead National Partner for Citizen Schools Middle School Program

by Cause Consulting

Citizen Schools, one of the nation’s leading education programs that partners with middle schools to extend the learning day with innovative academic and apprenticeship programs, and Fidelity Investments announced a new collaborative educational partnership to help 8th grade students across the U.S. stay in school and give them unique opportunities for college and career exposure. This public private partnership, which will include Fidelity employee engagement, and monetary and in-kind support, will enable Citizen Schools to expand its 8th Grade Academy to new sites, including five new schools and three new markets (New York City, Santa Fe and Albuquerque, NM) in the fall of 2010.  Read more in the press release.