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Coalition for the Homeless Kick Starts Annual Back to School Project
Coalition for the Homeless is set for its sixth annual Project: Back to School, which has provided more than 10,000 backpacks crammed with school supplies to New York City's homeless...more



20MM Foundation Commends Senators New Legislative Effort
The 20 Million Minds Foundation, a nonprofit committed to bringing higher education into the digital age, commends Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and Al Franken (D-Minnesota) on their new...more

Starbucks Pays its Employees\
Starbucks, with its new "College Achievement Plan", is paying for its employee' college educations for their junior and senior year tuition for a degree from Arizona State University. Employees...more

Parent Volunteer Teaches Students Art at Charter School
Parent volunteer Jessica Owens spends her time and money planning and creating art projects and obtaining supplies to teach students at the Pocatello Community Charter School. Jessica is a regular...more

Cognizant Sponsors Maker Corps Host Sites to Incite STEM Career Interest
Cognizant Technology Solutions, a leading provider of IT-related and business process outsourcing services, is sponsoring six Maker Corp host sites as part of its initiative to build student interest...more

US Trails Far Behind Other Countries Despite Latest Early Education Investments
Council on Foreign Relations' (CFR) new report finds lack of both investment and participation in pre-kindergarten in the United States. However, despite of current investments in early...more

Rescue Mission Event Gets Kids \"Back 2 School\"
The Back 2 School Blast event, which was held at Roanoke's Parkway Wesleyan Church, supplies school provisions, resources, and services to young students. Rescue Mission Ministries organized the...more

What Helps Lead to Associations of Civil Society?
The importance of considering the right balance of the relations between church and state has often been ignored by politicians. Matthew Kaemingk, a doctoral student at Fuller Theological...more




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