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United Way Blog Carnival: How Do We Build a Culture of School Attendance?

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United Way has joined an exciting partnership working to recognize September as Attendance Awareness Month in communities across the country. The goal of the Attendance Campaign is to increase public understanding of the important role that regular attendance plays in student achievement. More

09/04/13

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Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart


NYT Letter to the Editor: Come Together

"The challenges we face are too big for any one sector to tackle. But when all of us — nonprofits, government, business and individuals — combine our talent, resources and time, we create opportunities for everyone to flourish." More

08/13/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Five Great Reasons for High School Students to Volunteer

Is your teen looking for something to do this summer? Introduce them to community volunteer work. Whether they team up with friends or volunteer solo, they’ll gain new skills they can use in the future, learn more about what they enjoy doing and build stronger communities in the process. More

08/09/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Parent Involvement in Schools: Tips for Busy Parents

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Parental involvement in schools leads to academic success, and even the busiest parents can make a difference. More

08/06/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Join United Way Education Action Week: August 19-23

Every year, members of Congress return to their home districts during the month of August. August recess is a time for members to meet with their constituents and hear about their community concerns.

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07/22/13

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