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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

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:57 AM PDT

Obama Reveals Summer Reading List

Obama Reveals Summer Reading List

Former President Barack Obama shared his summer reading recommendations in a lengthy Facebook post ahead of a trip to Kenya and South Africa this week. “I wanted to share a list of books that I’d recommend for...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 09:13 AM PDT

Strangers Give Chicago Teacher Money for Students on Flight

Strangers Give Chicago Teacher Money for Students on Flight

Kimber Bermudez was simply flying to visit her parents in Florida when the Chicago teacher’s trip took an unexpected turn — ending with a gesture from strangers that left her stunned. What began as a simple...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 04:23 PM PDT

Harvard Dropouts Help High Schoolers With College Process

Harvard Dropouts Help High Schoolers With College Process

When middle school friends Zack Perkins and Johan Zhang were trying to get into college, they say they had little guidance. Their public school guidance counselor had hundreds of other students, and they didn't...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 07:11 AM PDT

NYC Teachers to Get 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

NYC Teachers to Get 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

New York City will provide six weeks of parental leave at full salary for all of its public school teachers.

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 06:13 AM PDT

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Families around the country are finding new options for their children's midday meal thanks to a growing number of delivery options catering to students. Some deliver to the schools, others to homes. As for...

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018 at 02:05 AM PDT

US to Stop Advising Schools to Consider Race in Admissions

US to Stop Advising Schools to Consider Race in Admissions

The Trump administration said the government would no longer encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students. The...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 05:09 AM PDT

Parents Revolt Over Elite NYC School's Race Division Policy

Parents Revolt Over Elite NYC School's Race Division Policy

An elite West Village private school that has been separating students into homerooms by race for the past year will end the policy amid furor from parents who only recently learned about it. This past...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 12:30 PM PDT

Proposed Merger Comes as Key Education Programs Dismantled

Proposed Merger Comes as Key Education Programs Dismantled

While President Donald Trump has turned used Twitter to reinforce his stance on key issues and criticize his Democratic colleagues, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken steps to fade out key Department...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 02:14 PM PDT

NY School Silences First Black Valedictorian, Mayor Steps In

NY School Silences First Black Valedictorian, Mayor Steps In

The first black valedictorian at a New York high school has delivered his graduation speech at Rochester City Hall after saying he was banned from addressing his classmates at graduation last month. The...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 02:50 PM PDT

'You Should Be Proud': Jimmy Fallon Speaks at Parkland Graduation

'You Should Be Proud': Jimmy Fallon Speaks at Parkland Graduation

On Sunday, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School walked across the stage to accept their diplomas and become graduates of the class of 2018. After a difficult school year due to a shooting on...

What We're Doing

Returning for its third year, NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 are partnering with Family Giving Tree, in an effort to provide school supplies for underprivileged students, teachers and schools in the Bay Area. CLICK HERE to donate through Family Giving Tree or drop off a backpack at participating locations.