Education News Weekly Roundup

The Education News Weekly Roundup is brought to you by Holly Trippett, the Public Relations Intern at Citizen Schools and a senior at Emerson College studying Marketing Communications.

Citizen Schools News:

  •  First Giving - 12/15/11 - Dave Mantus Rickshaw Rally Donation Page  Dave Mantus has been a Citizen Teacher for many years as well as serving on the Massachusetts Boards of Advisors. This past holiday season Mantus traveled to India to partake in a rickshaw rally and was able to raise over $5,000 for Citizen Schools.
  • BadgeStack Project - 12/26/11 - DML Stage 1 Winner: Citizen Schools  - Citizen Schools has won the first stage in the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition. We have won for our "Digital Badges for Apprenticeship Learning in Middle School" application.
  •  Norwood News - 12/28/11 - Bronx Bodega Owner Honored for Healthier Fare - Article looks at a bodega owner who was honored for changing his store to feature healthier drinks and snacks at eye level. The change was prompted by MS 331's Citizen Schools program "to develop a special healthy lunch menu for students and teachers and to expand the number of healthy snacks he sells."

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