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This Washington DC Public Elementary School Teaches Mindfulness Every Week

Rebeca Plantier | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
Rebeca Plantier

The benefits of meditation in all areas of life are well documented and used by people from all walks of life. But did you know that children as young as four-years-old can be taught meditation and mindfulness too? What is mindfulness and what are some of it's benefits?

School's Closing Puts Inspiring Youth Orchestra At Risk

Posted 03.25.2013 | Chicago

Almost two years ago, the city of Chicago rallied to help save the music program of a West Humboldt Park public school -- and today, that same school ...

Eliza LaJoie

More Bad News For Librarians | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 08.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Marla McGuire was hired as a librarian at Cleveland Elementary School in the District of Columbia some four years ago, she was firs...

PHOTOS: Local Third Graders Send Adorable Letters To Save The Sea Lions

Sarah Medina | Posted 05.22.2012 | San Francisco

A local class of third graders at San Francisco's Lafayette Elementary School has started a letter campaign to save California sea lions who live arou...