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Calif. School Taps Community to Engage Students

Calif. School Taps Community to Engage Students | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
With a curriculum based on service and local cultural resources, San Isidro High School strives to make learning relevant for students in its border community.
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After-school programs like YouthBuild have long blended public service with work skills for students, but experts say the efforts to teach students through community-engagement initiatives here at San Ysidro High School are more holistic and more localized

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability News, Press Releases, Feeds, Events and More

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability News, Press Releases, Feeds, Events and More | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
Get all the corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports, events and information from CSRwire today!
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Corporate Social Responsibility Newsletter

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Definitions of corporate social responsibility - What is CSR?

Definitions of corporate social responsibility - What is CSR? | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
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Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large

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College Prep Is Career Prep

College Prep Is Career Prep | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
Preparing students for economic independence, whether via college or career, is imperative, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Superintendent Heath Morrison says
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Student Internships

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A majority of companies surveyed say that having an internship in high school can help students get into a better college.
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Internship or volunteering in high school can support college and job applications.

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A Vision of K-12 Students Today - 2011

When schools use the latest technology, their students thrive. Young people are drawn to technology. It's very possible that technology will help rescue our ...
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VolunteerMatch - Where Volunteering Begins

VolunteerMatch - Where Volunteering Begins | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
Search Volunteer Opportunities. VolunteerMatch provides volunteer information and listings in your local community. Find local volunteering opportunities now!
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Employee Satisfaction Doesn’t Matter

Employee Satisfaction Doesn’t Matter | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
The employee engagement movement started in the late 1990s and then went full steam ahead in 2000. Organizations everywhere began systematically measuring employee engagement. That intense interest
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A winning culture is one of engagement and individual contribution to an important mission and purpose. Human beings are not looking for company-bought goodies -- they are looking for meaningful, fulfilling work

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YouthBuild USA

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In YouthBuild programs, low-income young people ages 16 to 24 work full-time for 6 to 24 months toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while learning job skills by building affordable housing in their communities.

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When Can An Internship Go Unpaid?

When Can An Internship Go Unpaid? | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
As a follow-up to my post, Court Decisions Challenge Legality of Unpaid Internships, here is a bit of information for those interested on what qualifies as an internship and what doesn't. The Department of Labor (DOL) is the federal body that enforces more than 180 employment laws in the United States, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH); Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA); and many more. The DOL website includes a wealth of resources about these and other labor issues. Specifically, the department offers guidance about "Internship...
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Court decisions related to the legality of unpaid internships.

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Paid Internships Reap Bigger Payoffs, Survey Finds

Paid Internships Reap Bigger Payoffs, Survey Finds | Business Engagement in Education | Scoop.it
Paid interns fare better in the job market after graduation than their unpaid counterparts, a new survey finds.
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