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Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Collecting supplies and donations to give students and teachers access to the materials they need

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 03:35 AM PDT
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By Alana Pipe, Nina Lin

Retro School Supplies You Used to Use in Class

Just like calculus and art theory, there are some things you probably don't bring...View gallery

  • Mr. Sketch Scented Markers
  • Spirographs
  • Floppy Disks
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 05:06 AM PDT

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 06:22 AM PDT
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By Madison Walls

10 Tools to Use in Your School Garden

Whether you’re just breaking new ground on a school garden or are a seasoned pro...View gallery

  • Pencils and Sharpeners
  • ID Cards for Bugs and Plants
  • Clipboards for Worksheets
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 08:55 AM PDT

Class Is in Session: What's the Best High School Movie Ever?

Class Is in Session: What's the Best High School Movie Ever?

From "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" to "Mean Girls," the anxiety and perils of the high school experience have provided fertile ground for movie-makers over the years. Whether it's comedic, such as "Ferris...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 05:25 AM PDT

Schools Reviewing Meal-Debt Policies That Humiliate Kids

Schools Reviewing Meal-Debt Policies That Humiliate Kids

Outrage is brewing against lunchroom practices that can humiliate children as public school districts across the United States rethink how they cope with unpaid student lunch debts. The U.S. Agriculture...

What We're Doing

For the first time, NBC Bay Area, Telemundo Area de la Bahia, and other NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations across the country are partnering with several nonprofits, including Family Giving Tree, Communities in Schools, DonorsChoose.org, United Way and Boys & Girls Club, in an effort to help those in need with school supplies for the upcoming year. Now through July 29, you can drop off donations at select Boys & Girls Clubs in the Bay Area (click here for list) or by donating online through FamilyGivingTree.org.
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