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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 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...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 06:27 AM PDT

Go Behind Celebrities' Ceremonial School Donation Checks

Go Behind Celebrities' Ceremonial School Donation Checks

Donating to public schools can be a great opportunity for celebrities to give back — while attracting positive publicity — but the process often requires more than simply cashing a check. For Boston Public...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 05:59 AM PDT
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By Kiki Intarasuwan

Famous People You Didn't Know Used to Be Teachers

Have you ever had a really great teacher that you still remember years after...View gallery

  • Barack Obama
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • J.K. Rowling
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 04:03 AM PDT

Rihanna Urges World Leaders to #FundEducation

Rihanna Urges World Leaders to #FundEducation

Rihanna is known for calling people out on social media, but this time she’s doing it for a good cause.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 02:12 PM PDT

The Cost of School Supplies Is Rising, Fast: Survey

The Cost of School Supplies Is Rising, Fast: Survey

The cost of raising a child has decreased slightly, but it’s a different story for their school supplies. They’ve gotten steadily more expensive since 2007. In the last decade, the price of supplies and...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 08:20 PM PDT

Olympians Remember Their Favorite School Supplies

Olympians Remember Their Favorite School Supplies

For the "Supporting Our Schools" school supplies and donations drive, we asked Olympians to tell us about their favorite back-to-school items.

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT

Classroom Gadgets: Supplies Go From Old School to High Tech

Classroom Gadgets: Supplies Go From Old School to High Tech

The days of notebooks, chalkboards and flour sack babies in schools across the country may be ending. Many of today’s schools are incorporating Chromebooks, Smart Boards, and even high-tech infant simulators...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 04:26 PM PDT

NBC4 Southern California and Telemundo 52 Team Up for 'Supporting Our Schools'

NBC4 Southern California and Telemundo 52 Team Up for 'Supporting Our Schools'

NBC4 Southern California and Telemundo 52 are teaming up with the Los Angeles County Alliance for Boys & Girls Clubs to launch Supporting Our Schools, a campaign aimed at providing school supplies to more...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 08:54 PM PDT

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

In a profession most readily associated with the printed word, school librarians have embraced what may seem like an unlikely tool. Librarians in public schools across the country are mixing new technologies...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 02:03 PM PDT

As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students Who Tend Them

As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students Who Tend Them

For Rebecca Lemos-Otero, the founder of a nonprofit that creates school gardens, plots of vegetables and flowers don't only offer new ways to teach science or math. And give kids opportunities to be outside and...

What We're Doing

NBC4 and Telemundo 52 are teaming up for Supporting Our Schools, an initiative to help underserved students with school supplies and learning materials they need for the new school year. To make a donation, visit a Ralphs or Food4Less store July 11-19, 2019.