OutSources Allies Series: On the ground in the schools

OutSources hosts Janis Bohan and Glenda Russell follow up on last month’s conversation with Sara Staley and Bethy Leonardi of “A Queer Endeavor,” which explored their work to develop and support allies in the schools. This week, Bethy Leonardi is […]

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Dot Org: Crayons to Calculators

The mission of Impact on Education is to leverage community resources to increase student achievement, create opportunities, and build support for public education.  Right now they in the midst of a school supplies drive, Crayons to Calculators, that ensures all […]

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Connecting the Drops: Testing for Lead in Schools

When cost-cutting in Flint, Michigan raised lead contamination in public drinking water, the nation became aware that water can sometimes harbor dangerous amounts of lead. The failures in Flint may result in stronger rules nationwide for monitoring home drinking water. […]

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Capitol Coverage: Dems reject GOP Guns in Schools Bill

A Republican bill aimed at encouraging school districts to set training standards for conceal carry in school has passed in the state senate. But as Bente Birkeland reports, Democrats rejected the bill saying it would lead to more guns in […]

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Reveal: The poison lurking in windows

Across the country, tens of thousands of public schools could be contaminated with toxic polychlorinated biphenyls – compounds more commonly known as PCBs, which were used widely in building materials such as window caulk. On this hour of Reveal, we […]

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Sir Ken Robinson: Creative Schools

Sir Ken Robinson’s 2006 TED Talk, asking the question “Do Schools Kill Creativity?”  has become one of the most popular talks of all time in the TED Talks online series… with 38 million views and counting. Robinson is an author, speaker and international […]

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