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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

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:06 AM CDT

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 02:40 PM CDT

How to Support Chicago School Supplies Drive This Summer

How to Support Chicago School Supplies Drive This Summer

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.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 08:22 AM CDT
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By Madison Walls

10 Tools to Use in Your School Garden

Whether you’re just breaking new ground on a school garden or are a seasoned pro...View gallery

  • Pencils and Sharpeners
  • ID Cards for Bugs and Plants
  • Clipboards for Worksheets
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:55 AM CDT

Class Is in Session: What's the Best High School Movie Ever?

Class Is in Session: What's the Best High School Movie Ever?

From "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" to "Mean Girls," the anxiety and perils of the high school experience have provided fertile ground for movie-makers over the years. Whether it's comedic, such as "Ferris...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 07:25 AM CDT

Schools Reviewing Meal-Debt Policies That Humiliate Kids

Schools Reviewing Meal-Debt Policies That Humiliate Kids

Outrage is brewing against lunchroom practices that can humiliate children as public school districts across the United States rethink how they cope with unpaid student lunch debts. The U.S. Agriculture...

What We're Doing

This summer, NBC Chicago and Telemundo Chicago are Supporting Our Schools, an initiative to help those in need at programs with school supplies for the upcoming year. From July 17 to July 28, you can drop off donations at more than 200 locations across the Chicago area to support students in programs with Boys & Girls Clubs and Communities In Schools organizations. Learn more here.