More than 100 teachers, parents and students spoke out against cuts to the music and art departments, as well as all faculty members receiving RICE letters in their most recent paycheck at the May 14 board of education meeting.
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A new charitable fund started by a group of local women has awarded grants to three organizations for programs benefiting girls and women. The Power of the Purse in Berks County fund, a Berks County Community Foundation program, presented $5,000 gran...
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The Centennial Education Foundation will award 46 grants in amounts of up to $500 to teachers to help pay for classroom activities and programs in the district.
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Several local programs received grants Monday from the United Way of the Midlands, including two early childhood education programs.
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The event, where education funding totaling $55,000 is slated to be presented, will be at the Jefferson Theater.
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The Susan W. Thompson Literary Fund, administered by The Savannah Community Foundation, has awarded grants totaling $17,336 to five local charitable organizations.Receiving the awards were Deep Center Inc., Horizons at Savannah Country Day School, Royce Learning Center, Sojourners of Savannah Inc. and West Broad Street YMCA.The awards from the Community Foundation’s Emerging...
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Hannah Bartges said she "could have cried" as she listened to Katie Thompson speak at a Manheim Township school board meeting.Thompson was presenting a petition signed by 600 people opposing cuts to the school district's elementary music, art and physical education programs that took effect this yea...
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The Appleton Education Foundation has approved grants totaling more than $17,000 to support programs and projects in the Appleton Area School District.
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At age 77, the trumpeter of "The Lonely Bull" fame continues to perform—he's at New York's Café Carlyle this week—and also runs a foundation that's given away more than $120 in grants toward artists and music-education programs.
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Six Utah teachers and 22 schools and school districts across Utah will receive $65,100 in arts education grants, announced Wednesday by the Utah Division of Arts & Museums. Grants are given to provide funding for comprehensive arts-education projects, either with an artist or by accessing the services of an artistic company. The projects may be thematic and focus on a...
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