Education, General/Other News

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Homeless Kids in Metro Denver to Get School Supply Donations
Metro Denver's homeless children will be able to get school supply donations, thanks to the Access Housing in Commerce City who held a donation drive to collect school supplies. The...more



Taylor High School Teacher to Promote Volunteer Work
Recent reports stated that teacher Jeremy Luna has expressed his desire for Taylor High School to be known as the most philanthropic high school in its area. Luna plans to accomplish this by...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

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

Preschool Implications of the Fiscal Cliff
According to the Center on Law and Social Policy, if Congress fails to pass legislation to avoid the looming "fiscal cliff," many families will lose access to the important early childhood...more

People Come Together for Afterschool and Out-of-school Time Youth Development Programs
Parents, youth, faith-based and business leaders, program administrators, educators and other advocates for youth and education from across Pennsylvania will flock together to address the importance...more

Why You Should Watch Out for This Education Startup
Chicago-based education startup ThinkCERCA, founded in 2012, develops software that teaches grades 4 to 12 students critical thinking and analytical skills. Chuck Templeton, founder of OpenTable...more

Pellissippi State College Student Creates Special Scholarship for Homeless Students
Pellissippi State Community College student, Stephanie Davis, 28, has created a special scholarship targeting homeless students. Her inspiration for creating the scholarship came from writing an...more

Cabrillo College Presents Youth Entrepreneur Weeklong Classes
The Youth Entrepreneurship Program at Cabrillo College will be having four weeklong courses this summer. Middle- and high-school students are encouraged to participate in the courses. There are 20...more

For 100 Volunteer Hours, Students Receive $1000 Award
The 2014 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship is now available for up to 100 Montana high school seniors. The Governor's Office of Community Service, Montana Campus Compact, and Student Assistance...more






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How Social Enterprises Are Transforming Societies


How Social Enterprises Are Transforming Societies

Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer at Social Enterprise Scotland, writes for the Scotsman about empowering community groups, local authorities and social enterprises.


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