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Fox Partners With Kennedy Center to Celebrate and Support Arts Education in Schools

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To mark the upcoming new seasons of hit music dramas Empire and Star, FOX Broadcasting Company and parent company 21st Century Fox have launched #EmpireStarGivesBack, a social media campaign benefiting the Turnaround Arts program at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.

Volunteering in Guatemala With Pencils of Promise

Interview with Melissa Rodriguez on her experience with POP's school building initiative
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In 2017, American Apparel launched a capsule collection  of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in collaboration with Pencils of Promise (POP) to provide support for teachers and fund the construction of new schools in Guatemala, Ghana and Laos, contributing U.S. $220,000. POP is a US-based not-for-profit organization that works to increase access to education and raise global awareness of child illiteracy as there are 250 million children worldwide who lack basic reading, writing and math skills.
 

Fox Teams up With Kennedy Center’s Turnaround Arts for #EmpireStarGivesBack Social Campaign

$2 Donated For Each Tweet Using Campaign Hashtag Up to $50,000
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EMPIRE Season Premiere Features Original Portrait of “Cookie” and “Lucious”

By Renowned Artist Derrick Adams 

 

“EMPIRE X Derrick Adams” Merchandise Collection Launches Online

at FOXSHOP (shop.fox.com) with all FOX Profits Benefiting Turnaround Arts

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EMPIRE Season Premiere Features Original Portrait of “Cookie” and “Lucious”

By Renowned Artist Derrick Adams 

 

“EMPIRE X Derrick Adams” Merchandise Collection Launches Online

at FOXSHOP (shop.fox.com) with all FOX Profits Benefiting Turnaround Arts

Sodexo Revolutionizes High School Cafeteria Experience with Launch of Innovative Taste4 Dining Concept

The next generation in high school dining, Taste4 rolls out in 97 sites this Summer and next Fall for implementation in the 2018-2019 school year
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company that provides student nutrition to nearly 400 school districts throughout the U.S., has launched Taste4, a new meal concept that revamps the classics - salads and wraps, deli sandwiches, pasta, grilled favorites, pizza – and elevates school lunch for today’s sophisticated palettes.

City Year Partners With Aramark to Redesign Uniform Worn by 3,000 AmeriCorps Members Serving in High-Need Schools

Aramark recognized as a National Partner for Investment in City Year
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July 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - City Year, an education organization committed to the success of students and schools, announced today its partnership with Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities and uniforms, to redesign City Year’s uniform to better reflect City Year AmeriCorps members' critical role as Student Success Coaches in high-need schools.

PepsiCo Program Brings in 160 Million Recycled Containers

Recycle Rally awards total of $110,000 to winning schools that collected the most beverage containers.
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PepsiCo’s 2017-2018 Recycle Rally program encouraged participating schools to start recycling, bringing in more than 160 million recycled beverage containers from the 4,000 schools enrolled in the program.

A Water Crisis Promotes Early Childhood Education and Health

How a team approach financed and constructed a new school in remarkable time.
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The potential health impact on young children in Flint, Michigan is serious. Two years ago, lead in the city’s water supply reached toxic levels and the drinking water was declared unsafe. At high levels, exposure to lead can affect almost every system in the human body. For young children, especially, it can contribute to learning and behavior problems, slow growth and physical development, and lead to hearing and speech problems. Lead exposure also has been associated with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

20th Century Fox Partners With GLSEN to Create LGBTQ School Discussion Guides Based on the New Film “Love, Simon”

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In an effort to combat the discrimination and exclusion that so many young people in the LGBTQ community encounter during their high school years, 20th Century Fox Film has announced a partnership with GLSEN to create two new resources for educators and students to discuss sexual identity, coming out, and harassment.

Three Quality of Lifehacks to Teach Your Child(ren) to Cook

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Today is National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day. In most cultures, learning to cook from your parents is a natural part of growing up. It may be connected to a holiday or religious tradition or simply a weekly dinner for a big family with deep ties to its heritage. But for many of us, that tradition sadly takes a back seat to the rigors of our daily existence. Cooking with the kids would be nice, but on a busy school night, dinner is just another chore to check off the list.

Introducing the 2017 AT&T Aspire Accelerator Class

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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“How can I help students in new and lasting ways?” That’s a question all innovators in education ask… daily.

“How can the program, platform or product I’m working on make a difference in learners’ lives? Does it connect teachers to new, untapped resources? Does it help engage caregivers in a child’s learning? Does it allow students to see things in a different light? Does it help?”

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