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The New York Times features students’ letters from Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country

826 students from around the country saw their letters and drawings in The New York Times’ Op-Ed. Read the whole article to see what…

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Congratulations to Patricia Diaz Frank, Our December Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is happy to announce that Patricia Diaz Frank of Moscone Elementary School is our December Teacher of the Month! Ms. Diaz Frank teaches…

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TED Talks asks Dave Eggers for one wish to change the world

Co-founder Dave Eggers tells the story of 826 and shares his vision for public schools.

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826 Valencia is thrilled to announce that Susan DesBaillets of Grattan Elementary School is our October Teacher of the Month!

Ms. DesBaillets, or Ms. DB, as everyone calls her at school, teaches second and third grade.  With an innovative style and resourceful use of the…

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Esquire interviews Dave Eggers about the future of reading

826 co-founder Dave Eggers defends literate children everywhere in his article for Esquire.

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Congratulations to Congratulations Steve Firestone, our September Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is proud to announce that Steve Firestone of Diane Feinstein Elementary School is our Teacher of the Month this September. Mr. Firestone, who…

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“A Genius at Tutoring” in Forbes’ “Creative Giving” section

826 Valencia staff, tutors, and students are interviewed in an article that highlights the inner-workings of the organization. See what they had to say…