Tag Archives: School

“Lights on Afterschool” Raises Awareness

More than 1 million Americans  celebrated the 11th annual Lights On Afterschool on October 21, 2010. A project of the Afterschool Alliance, the event is designed to call attention to the afterschool programs that keep kids safe, inspire them to learn … Continue reading

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41.8 Million Americans Received SNAP/Food Stamps In July 2010

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) reports that in July 2010, SNAP/Food Stamps participation set a new record: 41,836,330 persons, an increase of 560,873 individuals from July 2010, the prior record level, and an increase of more than 6.2 … Continue reading

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Representatives from 18 Countries Call for Global Support of School Feeding Programs

Representatives from 18 Countries Call for Global Support of School Feeding Programs http://www.gcnf.org/news/representatives-from-18-countries-call-for-global-support-of-school-feeding-programs/Shared via Pulse  Sent from my iPad

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Out of School, Out of Trouble?

Sustained participation in out-of-school time (OST) activities, research suggests, can improve a young person’s academic achievement and success in life. Many municipal leaders also recognize that promoting participation in high-quality OST programs can advance other city priorities — including decreasing … Continue reading

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