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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

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 07:09 AM CDT

Parents Revolt Over Elite NYC School's Race Division Policy

Parents Revolt Over Elite NYC School's Race Division Policy

An elite West Village private school that has been separating students into homerooms by race for the past year will end the policy amid furor from parents who only recently learned about it. This past...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 02:30 PM CDT

Proposed Merger Comes as Key Education Programs Dismantled

Proposed Merger Comes as Key Education Programs Dismantled

While President Donald Trump has turned used Twitter to reinforce his stance on key issues and criticize his Democratic colleagues, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken steps to fade out key Department...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 04:14 PM CDT

NY School Silences First Black Valedictorian, Mayor Steps In

NY School Silences First Black Valedictorian, Mayor Steps In

The first black valedictorian at a New York high school has delivered his graduation speech at Rochester City Hall after saying he was banned from addressing his classmates at graduation last month. The...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 04:50 PM CDT

'You Should Be Proud': Jimmy Fallon Speaks at Parkland Graduation

'You Should Be Proud': Jimmy Fallon Speaks at Parkland Graduation

On Sunday, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School walked across the stage to accept their diplomas and become graduates of the class of 2018. After a difficult school year due to a shooting on...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 01:47 PM CDT

DeSoto Valedictorian Stripped of Honor After Graduation

DeSoto Valedictorian Stripped of Honor After Graduation

Imagine giving a valedictory speech, just to be told weeks later, you're actually not the top in your class. That happened to a DeSoto High School student who’s now worried about her college future.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 05:14 PM CDT

Michelle Obama: 'College Wasn't Meant to Do Alone'

Michelle Obama: 'College Wasn't Meant to Do Alone'

Former first lady Michelle Obama told first-generation college freshmen to surround themselves with a community to help them survive college. Mrs. Obama was the first in her family to attend college. She said:...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:40 PM CST

Future of AP Classes Unclear as Schools Seek Alternatives

Future of AP Classes Unclear as Schools Seek Alternatives

Leaders of some of Washington, D.C.'s top private schools announced this week they are eliminating advanced placement classes by 2022, drawing attention to the “diminished utility” of the courses in a joint...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 07:59 AM CDT
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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
Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 02:00 PM CDT

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.

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 03:26 PM CDT

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...

What We're Doing

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are teaming up for Supporting Our Schools, an initiative to help students served by Communities in Schools and the Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities who are in need of school supplies for the upcoming year. You can make your donation at the register of any participating Albertsons and Tom Thumb grocery store in North Texas July 1 through July 28.

Students Reached

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

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