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Momentum Builds for MA Third Grade Reading Bill

Momentum Builds for MA Third Grade Reading Bill | United Way | Scoop.it
As I reported last week, we are thrilled that the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously approved An Act Relative to Third Grade Reading Proficiency  and urge the state Senate to follow...
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First Year Highlights: Parent Engagement In Schools

First Year Highlights: Parent Engagement In Schools | United Way | Scoop.it

Parent Engagement in Schools - Larry Ferlazzo's collection of posts on parent engagement in schools. 

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Economic Mobility Across Generations - Pew Center on the States

Economic Mobility Across Generations - Pew Center on the States | United Way | Scoop.it

Pew's latest report on economic mobility shows a mixed view.  One key finding: A four-year college degree promotes upward mobility from the bottom and prevents downward mobility from the middle and the top.

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Kids Join TEAM NFL to Improve Education

Kids Join TEAM NFL to Improve Education | United Way | Scoop.it
Something happens when you research kids who are saving the world. You get filled with hope. The future looks like a place you want to see.
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UWSC Go For Health! Highlighted as Model for United Way Strategy Guide

UWSC Go For Health! Highlighted as Model for United Way Strategy Guide | United Way | Scoop.it
"Charting a Course for Change: Advancing Education, Income and Health Through Collective Impact" maps out pathways for community change in United Way's key focus areas, including which strategies wou...
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Maryland, Southern States Do Well in NAEP Study

Maryland, Southern States Do Well in NAEP Study | United Way | Scoop.it
Andrew Ujifusa covers state education policy for Education Week, from new legislation and trends to eye-catching political battles. He previously worked at newspapers in Maryland and Mississippi, and taught high school English in Japan.
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The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is First Museum in the World to Offer “Kids LiveWell” Options | CSR News - Justmeans

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is First Museum in the World to Offer “Kids LiveWell” Options | CSR News - Justmeans | United Way | Scoop.it
The Children’s Museum’s partnership with Sodexo and National Restaurant Association makes it easy for families to make healthy dining choices during a visit to the museum...
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Parents Are an 'Untapped Resource' to Push STEM, Study Says

Parents Are an 'Untapped Resource' to Push STEM, Study Says | United Way | Scoop.it

"Parents are an untapped resource for promoting STEM motivation, and the results of our study demonstrate that a modest intervention aimed at parents can produce significant changes in their children's academic choices," researchers write in an article published this month in the journal Psychological Science.

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Schools join fight against obesity

Schools join fight against obesity | United Way | Scoop.it
Mississippi Public Broadcasting reports (http://bit.ly/Nk0NG1) that educators hope improved child nutrition programs will lead to continued health gains.
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Austin, TX: Coordinating Data about Services to Drive Change #readyby21 #unitedway #coalitions

Austin, TX: Coordinating Data about Services to Drive Change #readyby21 #unitedway #coalitions | United Way | Scoop.it
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