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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

From Dropout to Valedictorian

A mentor can mean the difference between success and failure – or the difference between a dropout and a valedictorian. More

11/06/13

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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus

New York City Shows Us How to Get More Kids in the Classroom

Want to cut the national drop-out rate in half and save $45 billion every year? United Way of New York City may have a solution… More

10/21/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Take Action for Afterschool!

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

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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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Tips on Healthy Eating for Kids

Picky eater at home? To help your family develop the proper lifelong dietary habits, here are a few suggested ways to encourage healthy eating for kids. More

10/14/13

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