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School Buses & Idling: Toxic Air in the Making

by†Laura Michelle Burns After 16 days soggy straight days of rain here in North Central Ohio, the beginning of†school caught me by surprise. Our summer passed in the blink of an eye, and now Iím walk…

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Why Are We Getting Rid of Gym Class?

Students all over the country are heading back to school this month. For many, this means saying goodbye to the activities and exercise opportunities of summer. Instead, students will take on more sed…

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What Do America’s Teachers Really Make? (Infographic)

America ranks 17th in global education. What many are calling an "education crisis" greatly impacts students, but what about our educators? It's no secret that teachers work long hours in exchange for…

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Students: Just Say No to Dissection

Every year millions of students around the United States dissect animals with no regard as to where that animal came from or how it suffered. Although the dissections are for learning purposes, does t…

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Stop Bullying: In Memory of Amanda

I feel compelled today to write about bullying after reading the tragic story of Amanda Todd, a beautiful girl from Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada who committed suicide after being bullied and abused by k…

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Back to School Bliss!

By Mallika Chopra Have to admit ó the happiest person in my house right now may just be me. †Just the thought of school starting next week brings a smile to my face ó oh, how wonderful it will be…

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Preschool on the DL: How the Pre-K Squeeze is Impacting Everything

If you live in New York City, or at this point any city with 1 million plus people competitively vying for the withering dream of urban living for the entire family, you are likely well acquainted wit…

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5 Ways to Clean Up the Air at School

  by Katy Farber, Moms Clean Air Force School is in full swing now.† I have been pretending that it isnít really happening because I know, as a teacher, once I go back, I hit the ground r…

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7 Healthier Ideas for School Fundraisers

By Carmen Staicer - Chief Mom at DietsInReview.com Chocolate bars. Take-and-bake pizza and cookies. Popcorn. Lollipops. Candy canes. Candied nuts. The list of typical school fundraisers goes on and…

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Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic (video)

A young girl named Elise, made a remarkable discovery during a simple science experiment. She wanted to see how long it would take for a sweet potato to grow a vine. Elise waited and watched for weeks…

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