Read our interview with Common Good City Farm’s Executive Director Samantha Wetzel on the organization’s mission in providing nourishing vegetables and fruits for all citizens in the Washington, DC area.
Foundation which funds unconventional artistic works that speak on environmental or social issues, will fund a permanent “Oceans Pavilion” that will include a series of exhibits and programming on environmental factors that impact our oceans.
University of Vermont students Javier Garcia-Bernardo, Ben Kaufman, and Alex Perkins formed the nonprofit Books4Equality, with the intention of drastically reducing, if not eliminating, the exorbitant costs of textbooks for college students. The operation is essentially a free library with an online database for anyone to search, view and borrow donated books.
Sesame Street’s educational nonprofit, Sesame Workshop, announced that it will work in conjunction with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to develop and distribute educational media content and tools for children who are displaced around the world because of crisis and conflict.
In fall of 2016 alone, 20.7 million students entered higher education, and more than half of them – an estimated 11.7 million – are female. Of those students, an estimated minority of them, just 34.7 percent, will land jobs in technology, and the majority of them will pursue careers in the fields of social sciences and education.
In 2004, the Texas Education Agency policy punished school districts for providing special education services to almost 13% of students. As a result, the amount of Texas students receiving services decreased to 8.5%.
Recent data has shown that the rates of sexually transmitted diseases among teens in Niagara Falls, New York, are higher than the statewide average, and the teen pregnancy rates are three times higher within poor neighborhoods.
An art session at the Holy Trinity academy in Barnsley, South Yorkshire is designed to lead young students through the process of drawing the human body, with the ultimate goal of inspiring them to pursue careers in medicine.
A new proposal by a graduate from Yale Law School, Thomas Scott-Railton, seeks to improve integration at high schools by asking colleges to give priority to students from schools that have a certain percentage of economic integration.
Lower and middle-income families will finally be able to afford or simply send their children to preschool at a lower cost thanks to a $13.8 million investment in early education pledged by the San Diego Foundation.