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How To Help Kids In Need Go Back To School

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact

It's back-to-school time, which means kids are savoring those last moments of the summer and parents are doing that mad dash through the aisles for su...

Helping Others Do the Impossible

Joel Runyon | Posted 11.17.2012 | Impact
Joel Runyon

I've realized that once you start to do something you've never done before, you start to realize what actually is possible. Of course, here in the States, along with most developed nations, we sort of take that opportunity for granted.

Nonprofits Help Needy Kids Start School With Dignity

Posted 08.17.2012 | Impact

For the 21 million children who go hungry during the summer months without free school lunch, September signals an end to searing stomach pangs. But i...

Deborah Kenny And Bill Cosby Talk Teachers, Education

Posted 09.25.2012 | Education

Educator and national activist Dr. Deborah Kenny was interviewed by Bill Cosby about her new book, "Born to Rise" at the National Charter Schools Conf...

Unlikely Academic Overcame Obstacles, Now Helping Struggling Students

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 07.25.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. After her brother was killed by gunfire, and with no parents to turn to for help, Patrici...

One Student's Story About Facing The Achievement Gap

| Posted 06.05.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at L.A. Youth, a nonprofit organization that helps teens advocate for themselves through journalism, l...

Major Test Prep Company Fraudulently Claimed Millions In Federal Tutoring Funds

Posted 05.02.2012 | Education

Federal prosecutors say The Princeton Review, a leading test-preparation company, fraudulently claimed "millions of dollars" of federal money for tuto...

Leveraging Technology to Feed India's Hungry Children

Jesse Seaver | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Jesse Seaver

A wholesome mid-day meal, served in schools, helps break the cycle of poverty and helps children to become productive global citizens.

Education Gap Grows Between Rich And Poor, Studies Show

The New York Times | Sabrina Tavernise | Posted 04.11.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Education was historically considered a great equalizer in American society, capable of lifting less advantaged children and improving t...

Justin Bieber Stages Concert At Las Vegas Elementary School For Underserved Students

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 02.15.2012 | Education

LAS VEGAS — Fifth-grader Jolie Leach says she "was gonna explode" with excitement when Justin Bieber performed a concert at her Las Vegas school...