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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

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 11:54 PM EDT

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 05:03 PM EDT

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...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 03:00 PM EDT

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

Ever wondered how Crayola Crayons are made? We go through the entire process and share some surprising facts about how many crayons are made every year.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 09:53 AM EDT
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By Cathy Rainone, Alana Pipe

Back to Basics: Cost of Essential School Supplies and Fees

From basic schools supplies to extracurricular activities, sending your child...View gallery

  • Crayon / Pen / Pencil
  • Notebook / Folder
  • Eraser / Glue
Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:19 AM EDT
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By Liz Lane

From 'Potter' to 'Twilight,' 15 Years of Kids' Bestsellers

Children's literature is full of all kinds of stories, packed with wizards and...View gallery

  • 2016: 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
  • 2015: 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School'
  • 2014: 'The Fault in Our Stars'
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 03:31 PM EDT

Supporting Our Schools: How To Help Students and Teachers

Supporting Our Schools: How To Help Students and Teachers

All too often, kids don’t have the school supplies — pens, paper, notebooks and more — that they need to succeed in school. Teachers struggle to fill the gap without the resources they need. So this July,...

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 19 to August 2, you can drop off donations at several participating locations in South Florida.

Students Reached

Here's how many students have been helped since 2018 through the Supporting our Schools initiative:

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