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Lincoln Financial Foundation Sponsors Student Field Trip to Franklin Institute

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The Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lincoln Financial Group, recently sponsored a field trip to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia through our partnership with Teach For America (TFA). Fifty-seven eighth grade students from the city’s Antonia Pantoja Charter School spent an educational day touring the exhibits. Lincoln Financial Group underwrites the Franklin Institute’s ACCESS program, which provides free field trips for students from underserved schools.

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Box Tops for Education® Reaches Half-a-Billion in Earnings; Urges America to Get Involved to Support School Funding

Program Rallies Coordinators to Collect $75 Million more by end of 2013
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 5, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Box Tops for Education® today announced that as of March 2013, the program has earned $525 million for schools across the country through all Box Tops programs since 1996. In just the past year alone, Box Tops donated $47 million to schools across the United States. With school budget cuts happening across the nation, Box Tops has become increasingly important as it provides unrestricted dollars to help schools, and the pro

A Shared Commitment to Education

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GE was pleased to be part of a group of more than 70 corporations and associations to express support for successful implementation of the new College- and Career-Readiness standards.  The group demonstrated its support by signing a letter published in the New York Times. Why did we do this? Because the ability of our country to compete successfully in a global economy demands that our students be either ready for college-level coursework or prepared for careers when they graduate high school.

Five Virginia Schools Earn Healthy School Awards

Sodexo Partners with Marine Corps Marathon to Honor Top Participating Schools in Healthy Kids Fun Run
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QUANTICO, VA, December 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Held on Oct. 27 in Arlington, VA, the Healthy Kids Fun Run hosted its largest participation to date, topping 3,000 children ages five through 12. Nearly half of this race field participated through the coordinated effort of physical education teachers and PTA groups from area schools.

GE Foundation Head Stops In Erie, Pitches Common Core State Standards

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The GE Foundation has spent more than $27 million on Erie's schools since 2007.

Foundation President Bob Corcoran made a stop in town Wednesday to check on the return on that investment and make a pitch for the national Common Core State Standards.

At a gathering of educators and business leaders at the Bayfront Sheraton on Wednesday morning and later that day at a meeting with the Erie Times-News Editorial Board, Corcoran said the new standards will make American schools more competitive internationally.

Racine, Wis. Elementary Students Read Their Way to $100,000 School Library Makeover

Community Comes Together to Promote Literacy and Celebrate Winner of Racine Reads: Dream Big!
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RACINE, Wis., October 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, students, teachers and friends of Wadewitz Elementary School are celebrating the grand opening of the Wadewitz Reads Dream Big Library -- their modernized library -- which students earned by securing first place in the Racine Reads: Dream Big! program.This literacy initiative challenged local elementary school students in Racine, Wis. to read one million books during the 2011-2012 school year – an average of 100 books per child.

Volunteers Spruce Up Pepper Drive K-8 School as part of Green Apple Day of Service

Santee teachers and administrators also learned how to make their classrooms healthier and more sustainable
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(3BL Media) San Diego, CA – October 8, 2012 – More than  60 volunteers completed several school improvement projects at Pepper Drive K-8 School in the Santee School District as part of Green Apple Day of Service on Saturday, September 29, 2012.  Balfour Beatty Construction partnered with the San Diego Chapter of the U.S.

CITGO and Bess the Book Bus Team Up to Fuel Good in Houston, TX

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CITGO Fueling Good winner, Bess the Book Bus, paid a visit to Houston this week, giving away thousands of books and causing thousands of smiles.

Bess the Book Bus is a national mobile literacy outreach program sponsored by CITGO. The mobile literacy program, founded by Jennifer Frances in 2002, is dedicated to providing new books to underserved children and families throughout the country. Since its inception, the program has served 18,000 children.

CVS Caremark All Kids Can and Cedars-Sinai Partner to Bring COACH for Kids and their Families® Mobile Medical Clinic to Four Additional Los Angeles Schools

Grant ensures more vulnerable children in Los Angeles have access to free quality healthcare services
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(3BL Media) Los Angeles, CA - May 17, 2012 - CVS Caremark, through its All Kids Can program, today announced a partnership with Cedars-Sinai to expand the medical center's COACH for Kids and their Families® program to provide health services to more vulnerable children in

PepsiCo Supports Beverage Container Recycling with Launch of 2011/2012 Dream Machine Recycle Rally™

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PepsiCo helps support education on recycling in schools from grades K-12 with the Dream Machine Recycling Rally, which is a multi-year collaboration between PepsiCo, Waste Management and Keep America Beautiful.   

 

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PepsiCo helps support education on recycling in schools from grades K-12 with the Dream Machine Recycling Rally, which is a multi-year collaboration between PepsiCo, Waste Management and Keep America Beautiful.   

 

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