Vornado/Charles E. Smith's Mitchell Schear's $1M challenge
Fri Oct 14 2011, Washington Business Journal
Mitchell Schear, Vornado/Charles E. Smith, called on Washington-area brokers and developers to raise $1 million for Higher Achievement.
After-School Research Continues to Show Impact
Tue Oct 4 2011, Education Week
Findings of a two-year longitudinal study that shows students had strong gains in reading and math standardized-test scores.
Tue Oct 4 2011, Reach Incorporated
Whether talking to a parent, a program leader, or a funder, Higher Achievement is held up as examples of those "doing it right."
More 'ideal school' ideas
Sat Oct 1 2011, The Washington Post
Students who complete the Higher Achievement program increase their grade point average at least one point.
Great Cause Gala October 13
Fri Sep 16 2011, Bisnow
95% of Higher Achievement scholars advance to top high schools and 93% to college.
Partnerships for Learning: Promising Practices in Integrating School and Out-of-School Time Program Supports
Mon Mar 1 2010, Harvard Family Research Project
Higher Achievement's effective partnership practices are profiled in this report.
Higher Achievement Selected as a Strategic Partner by the Alexandria Community Trust
Mon Feb 1 2010, ACT for Alexandria
With financial support and the endorsement of ACT for Alexandria, we will be able to recruit more volunteers and deepen our partnerships.
"If You Ask a Kid to Dream, He'll Dream."
Thu Nov 5 2009, whitehouse.gov
First Lady Michelle Obama congratulates an award recipient during the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities Coming Up Taller event.