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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 26, 2017 at 07:03 PM EDT

Hialeah Teacher Buys School Supplies For Students In Need

Hialeah Teacher Buys School Supplies For Students In Need

Everyone knows teachers don’t do it for the money. They are notoriously underpaid, but most of them still spend their own cash on supplies for their classroom. According to the non-profit school support...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:52 AM EDT

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 06:42 PM EDT

Some Look to VR for the Future of Classroom Learning

Some Look to VR for the Future of Classroom Learning

Instead of reading about cell biology, or even watching a very cool video on cell biology, imagine you could shrink down small enough to go inside a cell and observe biochemical reactions up close. And what...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 12:13 PM EDT

School Supply Drive Alleviates Financial Stress For Families

School Supply Drive Alleviates Financial Stress For Families

It's hard to think about school in the middle of summer, but the next school year is creeping up on us, and with that comes economic anxiety for thousands of South Florida families.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 07:36 PM EDT

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

Forget buying your children's school supplies in late August - retailers like Wal-Mart are starting sales in late June and early July this summer.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT
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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

  • Zigzag Scissors
  • Pencil Grips
  • Mr. Sketch Scented Markers
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 08:06 AM EDT

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 09:22 AM EDT
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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
Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 12:50 PM EDT

Revealed: The Best High School-Themed Movie Ever

Revealed: The Best High School-Themed Movie Ever

One John Hughes classic "The Breakfast Club" defeated another Hughes classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" to be crowned the best high school-themed film of all-time. (Or at least among those who voted.)

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:25 AM EDT

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

NBC 6 South Florida, Telemundo 51, Communities in Schools, the United Way and Broward Education Foundation are teaming up for Supporting Our Schools, an initiative to help those in need with school supplies for the upcoming year. From July 16 to July 27, you can drop off donations at several participating locations in South Florida.

Students Reached

Here's a look at the latest growing number of students impacted by supporting our schools

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