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Tinkergarten: How Adults Are Using Technology to Help Get Kids Outdoors

Tinkergarten: How Adults Are Using Technology to Help Get Kids Outdoors

Many parents might remember — fondly or not — the days when their own parents told them to go outside and play for hours at a time. In a world…

New Middle School in Bethlehem School District to Feature Turf Field, Terrazzo Floors

New Middle School in Bethlehem School District to Feature Turf Field, Terrazzo Floors

Construction of the new Nitschmann Middle School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is being held up by bidding and budgetary issues. Lehighvalleylive.com reports that the $45.6 million building project is $2.3 million…

Pennsylvanian Middle School Raises 10,000 Pounds of Clothing Donations

Pennsylvanian Middle School Raises 10,000 Pounds of Clothing Donations

April is the cruelest month, T.S. Eliot once wrote, but for one middle school in central Pennsylvania this year’s April is pretty much the opposite. GantDaily.com reports that the DuBois…

Hagerstown Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Focuses on Area’s Early Childhood Education Measures

Hagerstown Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Focuses on Area’s Early Childhood Education Measures

Onsite daycare, flexible schedules, and other programs have long been considered great ways for businesses to attract working parents. However, the trend has been relatively slow to take off throughout…

New Jersey Gardener Gives Lecture on Native Plants

New Jersey Gardener Gives Lecture on Native Plants

Maintaining a garden in your yard can be challenging for those who don’t possess a green thumb, but one way gardeners and homeowners can improve their odds is to carefully…

Florida Schools Ranking Drops Sharply Despite Strong Performance in Early Education, K-12 Achievement

Florida Schools Ranking Drops Sharply Despite Strong Performance in Early Education, K-12 Achievement

Florida’s public education system has dropped in national rankings from sixth to 28th. The assessment, determined byEducation Week, gave the state an overall “C” grade. It is likely that the…

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Goes After Two Student Debt-Relief Scams

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Goes After Two Student Debt-Relief Scams

Two student loan debt-relief scams were shut down by government agencies in December, but the danger still exists for young borrowers desperate to escape the high cost of college. College students…

California Colleges Experience Rise in Efforts to Unionize Part-Time Faculty

California Colleges Experience Rise in Efforts to Unionize Part-Time Faculty

A recent surge of unionization efforts across California’s college campuses and the rest of the nation are rooted in the frustrations of part-time and adjunct faculty who are becoming increasingly…

Biomedical Research Center Struggling to Find Funding After Federal Grant Cuts

Biomedical Research Center Struggling to Find Funding After Federal Grant Cuts

As federal and state funding opportunities grow scarce, many research centers around the United States are scrambling to find new revenue streams and compete with other organizations. For higher education…

President Obama Announces New Campaign For Early Childhood Education

President Obama Announces New Campaign For Early Childhood Education

Last week’s White House Summit on Early Education marked the beginning of a campaign to increase funding for early childhood education across the country. On top of announcing a $1…

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