Collaborative Partnership & Innovative Programs
Below are some of our most exciting collaborative partnerships and programs.
- Powerful Voices for Kids – a university-school partnership, developed by Renee
Hobbs, of Temple University, and Laurada Byers, that explores the development of
children's literacy in the 21st century. Elementary educators explore how media
literacy and technology can be used to promote communication skills, collaboration,
creativity and critical thinking.
Learn more about Powerful Voice for Kids or visit the Powerful Voice for Kids website.
- Ours for Life – In its early stages, Ours for Life is the Byerschool Foundation's
innovative program that cuts to the core of our mission: giving students the roots of a
strong education at RBCS, and the wings to succeed beyond our doors. Once a student enters
RBCS in the 4K, we hope to commit the support and resources to allow each student to reach
his or her full potential through the completion of secondary education, college graduation
- Scholarship Program – Since the Scholarship Program started in 2002, the Byerschool
Foundation has disbursed over $260,000 in scholarships to 88 students attending selective
secondary schools. By providing full and partial tuition for students in grades six through
twelve, the Byerschool Foundation Scholarship Program helps talented students attend
leading schools of their choice-schools their families would otherwise not be able to
Download a scholarship application for the 2012-13 academic year