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Volunteers Provide Leigh Library Assistance to Keep it Open
Leigh Library earned a helping hand from nearly 30 volunteers to keep one paid librarian at any one time in the Grade II listed building. The Southend Council hopes to begin training volunteers by...more



Creating Programs That Mentor and Move Minorities to Majorities in STEM
Mathematician Carlos Castillo-Chavez leads a program that influences and engages diverse groups of students to STEM at the high school level. This program is modeled to accelerate minorities to...more

Early Learning Is Important, According to New Studies
According to researchers, early mental and intellectual stimulation is crucial for ensuing learning later in life. The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) will host a symposium that...more

Souther Bancorp Community Hires New Development Officer
Kimberly Hall Clement, a Marvel native, has recently been named as the new community development officer of Southern Bancorp Community partners in Helena. Clement will be responsible for...more

The Role of Civil Society in Promoting Education
At an apex forum entitled "The Role of Civil Society in promoting Education", civil society leaders convene at All India Muslim Majlis-E-Mushawarat to speak about the educational conditions that...more

Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Academy
The University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health is sponsoring the Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy, which provides a...more

Living Classrooms Foundation CEO Video Interview
Baltimore Business Journal Editor Joanna Sullivan chats with the president and CEO of the Living Classrooms Foundation James Piper Bond in a video interview regarding the Foundation as an educational...more

Michelle Obama Leads ReachHigher Initiative
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at the University of Texas at San Antonio during the city's fourth-annual College Signing Day. During her stay in Texas, the First Lady will...more

Council for Affordable and Rural Housing Scholarship Program
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more

Newton North Alumni Teaches at Sega Girls School as Volunteers
Newton North alums Camilla Shearman and Elena Hemler spent four months volunteering at Sega Girls School, a residential school for girls in Tanzania which is supported by the nonprofit Nurturing...more






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Doing the Math with Teach for America Teachers

Teach for America is a social venture that hires graduating seniors from some of the most selective colleges and offers them with five-week training courses before unleashing them for a minimum of two years in some of the country’s worst classrooms.




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