Achievement Network, Ltd.

Access for All Students to Rigorous Instruction

“Achievement Network (ANet) will examine, document, and attempt to replicate practices that have worked well for students with learning disabilities in two of its partner schools. Up to four Essex County*, MA schools will be selected to replicate identified best practices through a request-for-interest (RFI) process and a subsequent year-long engagement with ANet coaches.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $158,000 over One Year

Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued