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Playing Online Video Games May Help Students Learn Civic Education
In a study published in The Journal of Social Studies Research, researchers have found out that playing online video games is effective in teaching civics education among students. The study shows...more



Colorado Schools Become Focus of Green Strides Best Practices Tour
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program visited schools and districts throughout the state that have demonstrated sustainable practices and environmental leadership in public...more

Hartford Schools Get Boost From Corporate & Philanthropic Gifts
A recent report has stated that corporations, community groups and local agencies have contributed nearly $15 million to support the school system's reform efforts during the 2011-12 school...more

Head Start Unveils Donor-Funded Classroom
Due to the sequestration and present government shutdown, Head Start battles on to keep afloat. Head Start opens the doors to its donor-funded classroom. The Community Partnership for Child...more

Former Consultant Wishes To Give Back To Society In A Significant Way
Parikshit Jain, who quit his job at McKinsey in 2006 to start Vienova Technology, is now bringing world-class education services to students. The interactive technology benefits the students...more

Lake Zurich Volunteer Commits to Isaac Fox Elementary School
Mary Santi, a volunteer at Isaac Fox Elementary School, was recently named parent volunteer of the month by the District 95 School Board, which recognized her ongoing commitment to Isaac Fox...more

Reading Program Needs Volunteers
The Start Making a Reader Today Program, organized by SMART, is seeking for volunteers to help them cater to more than 700 student participants in Klamath County. The program reportedly needs 95...more

Young Egyptians Dabble in Voluntary Work for Social Revolution
University of Copenhagen's anthropologist Sara Lei Sparre concludes in her latest submitted PhD thesis that a new movement of young Egyptians dedicated to doing voluntary work has provided many...more

Custer Economic Development Holds Education Collaborative Meeting
The Custer Economic Development Corporation has recently held an Education Collaborative Meeting on the 28th day of January, 2013. CEDC President Melissa Garcia explained how education ties in to...more






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Calgary Social Enterprise Offers High-Tech Services by People with Autism

Calgary Social Enterprise Offers High-Tech Services by People with Autism
Meticulon, a project of Autism Calgary Association in partnership with the federal government and the...



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