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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Celebrate American Education Week and Raise Your Hand for Student Success!

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American Education Week—November 18-22, 2013—presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. More

11/18/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Take Action for Afterschool!

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Happy Lights On Afterschool Day! Across the country, communities are celebrating the power of high-quality afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs to make a difference in the lives of children and youth. More

10/17/13

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Sandra Serna Smith

By Sandra Serna Smith


Farm to Fork: Creating Young Leaders During Afterschool

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After-school programs across the U.S. not only foster connectedness and critical thinking skills, but also birth a group of future leaders who are engaged and committed that such opportunities can remain viable to all. More

10/17/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Tell Congress & the President: Come Together; End the Government Shutdown

We are now in day 8 of the federal government shutdown. Many education, income and health services benefiting children and families have been affected by cuts to programs or furloughs of important governmental staff. 

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10/08/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


It’s United Way Education Action Week. Take Action!

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To kick off the back-to-school season, United Way is organizing an Education Action Week to rally congressional and public support for education nationwide. This week, local United Ways, partners and caring citizens are joining together to send a message to policymakers to prioritize our nation’s children and invest in a quality education for all. More

08/19/13

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