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Cops Do Their Routine Paperwork at Schools, a Cheap Way to Add Security

Inspired to bolster school security by the December shooting inside Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, deputies in Douglas County are voluntarily doing their paperwork...
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New York Students Provide Truckload of Supplies to Schools in Afghanistan

School supplies traveled 7,800 miles from New York to Afghanistan after students from Windsor Central High School collected more than 70 boxes for the...
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(Not McDonald’s) One Billion Meals Served by India Charity in Schools

For the past 12 years, the Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 1.4 million children in government schools across the India....
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Boy Rallies Restaurants to Recycle Used Crayons for Schools in Need

After a family dinner at a local Outback Steakhouse, Yoni Kalin noticed the waiters tossing into the trash small packs of crayons given out...
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$83 million for High Schools in 2010 Means Fewer Kids Failing and in Trouble Today

Students at Detroit area high schools have become confident readers thanks to a corrective reading class for students who have trouble decoding words. Freshman...
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CMA Donates $6 Million for Music Education in Schools

The CMA Foundation has donated another $1.4 million to benefit music education programs for Nashville's public schoola through its "Keep the Music Playing" campaign,...
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Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars to Schools

Rocker Eddie Van Halen has donated 75 electric guitars from his personal collection to Los Angeles-area high schools as a way to inspire music...
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Cash Grants Allow Cutting Edge Science Experiments in UK Schools

Schools are being encouraged by the UK's top scientific body to bring cutting edge science into the classroom. Projects, funded by the Royal Society,...
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Teachers Union Leads Effort to Turn Around Poverty and Learning in West Virginia Schools

The American Federation of Teachers, vilified by critics as an obstacle to school reform, is leading an unusual effort to turn around a floundering...
Phillies Ryan Howard donates to city schools

Phillies Player Makes $1.2 Million Donation in Apparel To Local Schools

Philadelphia baseball star Ryan Howard is helping students in 57 city high schools to dress for success -- in athletics. The first baseman -- who...
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Big Move: Chicago Schools To Buy Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Big news this week on several fronts: against the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture and for healthier food for school children. The Chicago Public...
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People Magazine Names Superintendent of Tornado-Ravaged Joplin Schools a 2011 Hero

For his herculean efforts to reopen schools buildings after five were destroyed by a May 22 tornado, Superintendent C.J. Huff has been honored as...
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Cash-strapped California Schools Seek Savings Through Solar (w/ Video)

California budget cuts are causing school districts to find ways to save cash. Instead of laying off teachers, some have invested in solar panels...
Afghan Education Minister, Dr. Farooq Wardak

8,000 Afghan Schools Built So Far, 13 More Over Next 6 Months

The Afghanistan Minister of Education, Dr. Farooq Wardak, has been very busy since taking office three years ago. More than 8,000 school buildings have...
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Poor Schools Revamp Cafeterias Joining Trend Toward Fresh Cooking

The idea of making school lunches better and healthier has not taken hold for many poor and struggling districts, but a city in Colorado...
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Students and Post-it Notes Help Schools Cut Their Energy Bills

Simple yellow Post-it notes with the message “When not in use, turn off the juice,” pointedly left on classroom computers, printers and air-conditioners, have...
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Arab Country Donates $500,000 to Help Joplin Schools to Reopen After Tornado Disaster

A $500,00 gift from the embassy of the United Arab Emirates to spend on laptops is the latest donation aimed at helping tornado-damaged Joplin,...
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Jamie Oliver Persuades L.A. Schools To Ban Flavored Milks

Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef turned school lunch crusader, has been lobbying for years against flavored milks that contain more sugar per ounce than...
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Taliban Ready to Lift Ban on Girls’ Schools, says Afghan Official

According to the Afghanistan education minister, the Taliban's leadership is prepared to drop its ban on girls' schools, having undergone an "attitudinal and cultural...
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Business Schools Embracing Do-gooders With Degree Programs

The popular image of students in modern-day business schools dreaming of pinstriped suits and spreadsheets is increasingly being turned on its head. Many students...