David Allender: August 17, 2017

BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS FOR PARENTS TO HELP KIDS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL Reading is Key to Academic Success: National Survey from Scholastic Shows Parents Have a Major Role in Helping Kids Find Books They Love  David Allender Children’s Book Expert & Scholastic Book Clubs Editorial Director   As kids great ready to go “back to […]

Linda Darling-Hammond & Desiree Carver-Thomas: August 16, 2017

TEACHER TURNOVER: WHY IT MATTERS AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT       Linda Darling-Hammond President and CEO of Learning Policy Institute           Desiree Carver-Thomas Research and Policy Associate, Educator Quality Team, Learning Policy Institute     Among in-school factors, teachers have the greatest direct impact on student learning, […]

Frances Messano-Xiomara Padamsee: July 25, 2017

BEHIND THE NUMBERS: THE STATE OF DIVERSITY IN K-12 EDUCATION NewSchools Provides Comprehensive Data on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Education Sector  Frances Messano Managing Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund   Xiomara Padamsee CEO of Promise 54      NewSchools Venture Fund will release a report called “Unrealized Impact” on July 25. This […]

Anthony Shriver – Dr. Maya Warren: July 12, 2017

NONPROFIT BEST BUDDIES INTERNATIONAL IS CHANGING THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AROUND THE WORLD ANTHONY K. SHRIVER Founder, Best Buddies International; son of Eunice Kennedy Shriver DR. MAYA Cold Stone Creamery Tastemaster, Food Scientist; winner of The Amazing Race season 25 There are 200 million people in the world living with intellectual and […]

Melissa Bastos: July 12, 2017

What to Look for This Back-to-School Season Cotton Incorporated Releases Its Lifestyle Monitor™ Survey  Melissa Bastos Director, Market Research in the Corporate Strategy and Program Metrics Department of Cotton Incorporated   While we are all enjoying the beautiful summer weather, shoppers and retail outlets are already preparing for back-to-school shopping. For more than 20 years, the Cotton […]

Diane Jooris: July 11, 2017

Bringing More Bright Ideas to Cancer Care The Astellas Oncology C3 Prize® Returns for a Second Year to Inspire and Support Innovative Ideas   Diane Jooris 2016 Grand Prize Winner of the Astellas Oncology C3 Prize and co-founder of Oncomfort™, a health-tech company that uses virtual reality systems to potentially help patients manage the anxiety and pain of […]

Gene Policinski: June 29, 2017

Should There Be Limits on the First Amendment? Newseum Institute Releases 2017 State of the First Amendment Survey MR. GENE POLICINSKI COO OF THE NEWSEUM INSTITUTE Should there be limits on the First Amendment? This question was front and center in the 2017 State of the First Amendment survey, an annual sampling by the Newseum […]

Emily Dalton Smith: June 28, 2017

HOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL PERSONAL FUNDRAISER ON FACEBOOK  TIPS AND TRICKS TO RAISE MONEY FOR CAUSES IMPORTANT TO YOU     Emily Dalton Smith Strategic Partnerships for Social Good—Facebook People raise hundreds of millions of dollars every year to help someone, or something that means a lot to them. In fact, over one-in-five Americans (22%) […]

Joseph Pickard: June 27, 2017

The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Recycling New Study Reveals Strong Economic Impact of U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry  Joseph Pickard Chief Economist and Director of Commodities at the ISRI   Most people think of recycling as just the blue bins they set at the curb but recycling is much more than that. Recycling is the processing […]

Anna De Souza: June 26, 2017

INNOVATIVE CONSUMER PRODUCTS OF 2017!  ANNA DISCUSSES THE RESULTS OF THE ANNUAL ‘PRODUCT OF THE YEAR’ AWARDS; SHARES HER MUST-HAVE ITEMS THAT SHOULD BE ON EVERYONE’S LIST THIS SUMMER   ANNA DE SOUZA Digital and Broadcast Journalist covering beauty, style, technology and lifestyle There is so much more to navigating store aisles than merely dodging […]