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Houston Super Bowl Host Committee and NFL Foundation Donate $4 Million to 78 Houston Non-Profit Organizations

Houston Super Bowl Host Committee and NFL Foundation Donate $4 Million to 78 Houston Non-Profit Organizations “Touchdown Houston” charitable giving program impacts all 11 counties of Houston HOUSTON, TX (Feb. 2, 2017) – Touchdown Houston, a charitable giving program created by the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee (HSBHC) in partnership with the NFL Foundation, will…

GE volunteers help kids polish interview skills

BY MEREDITH GORMAN FOR THE BOSTON HERALD ON JANUARY 19, 2017 General Electric volunteers went to Orchard Gardens K-8 School yesterday to conduct mock interviews with eighth-grade students as they prepare for the city’s rigorous high school application process. Students — dressed to impress in professional clothing — were asked about their goals and the…

Shedd Aquarium program introduces middle schoolers to octopus

BY STEVE JOHNSON FOR THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016 The octopus was not cooperating. Instead of writhing about in its tank, demonstrating for the assembled students its size and movement patterns, the Shedd Aquarium’s giant Pacific octopus was just kind of sitting there, up in a corner, a row of tentacles pressed…

Opinion: Schools Expect Too Much of Working Parents

BY ULRICH BOSER FOR U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT ON NOVEMBER 2, 2016 While balancing work and family life is never a simple task, it often seems that public schools add to the problem. A few weeks ago, for instance, the school nurse rang me up: My 8-year-old daughter had a headache. Could I come…

6 Ways the Next President Can Improve Education

BY MONIQUE RIZER FOR TIME MAGAZINE, OCTOBER 28, 2016 ‘When our youth do well, our communities do well, and our economy follows’ Economic opportunity is the leading domestic issue of our time—and a key to reinvigorating our economy is providing quality education and training opportunities for the about 5.5 million young Americans who are neither…