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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?”

National Geographic Launches Mission Blue Initiative to Combat Water Scarcity in India

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As millions of Indian citizens continue to struggle with poor access to clean drinking water, 21st Century Fox’s National Geographic has teamed with Water Aid India and top talent from Bollywood to launch Mission Blue, a new initiative to raise awareness of water scarcity and drive conservation.

CSX and Action for Healthy Kids Launch Applications for School Grants for Healthy Kids

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CSX is committed to ensuring bright futures for all members of its communities – including their youngest residents! 

In 2013, CSX joined forces with Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), a nationwide nonprofit mobilizing school professionals, families and communities to take steps towards sound nutrition and physical activity. Since then, CSX has helped more than 1,300 schools across the country implement health and wellness initiatives that get students – and teachers and parents – moving outdoors and indoors and eating healthfully.

QoL Solutions Can Help Retain Teachers

By: Richard Hill
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Every year, about 13 percent of the nation’s 3.4 million teachers transfer to different schools or leave the profession altogether, according to the Alliance for Excellence in Education in collaboration with the New Teacher Center. It’s estimated that over 1 million teachers move in and out of schools annually, with 40 to 50 percent of teachers quitting within five years.

National Geographic and Katie Couric Launch Screening Tour for Upcoming Documentary 'Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric'

Two-Hour Documentary Hosted and Executive Produced by Couric Is Available for Free to All Schools and Nonprofits That Will Host Inclusive Screenings and Conversations
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Every day all around the world, gender is making headlines, weaving its way into conversations big and small, in settings from government to households, from schools to places of employment.

School and Sneeze and Sniffle Season Are Both in Session

By Mark Rundle Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries
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It’s the end of January and students and teachers have all settled in following winter break. And, not only are they bringing home with them new lessons and memories, they are all bringing along some winter germs. Yes, school is back in session, but sneeze and sniffle season is too.

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