Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 5:22pm
Organizers of The Children's Hunger Project in Brevard County, Fla., employ a very basic strategy to provide food for low-income elementary students. "We have a nine-word business plan: 'See a hungry kid. Buy food. Feed the kid.' And we keep the operation that simple," co-founder Bob Barnes said.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 2:45pm
The number of low-income children who receive breakfast in New Jersey schools each day has dramatically increased, according to a new report released today, but the state still lags far behind nationally.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 2:58pm
Whites are still largely concentrated in schools with other whites, leaving the largest minority groups — black and Latino students — isolated in classrooms, according to a new analysis of Department of Education data.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 10:15pm
Enrollment in nearly half of the nation’s largest school districts has dropped steadily over the last five years, triggering school closings that have destabilized neighborhoods and caused layoffs of essential staff.