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Non-Profit Solves Math Phobia Problem In California’s Silicon Valley

Elevate Math, given as an after school program or summer class for schools around Silicon Valley, helps kids acquire mastery of basic concepts by using a project and problems-based learning approach.

04/15/2015

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Bluegrass Music Educates Victorville Elementary Students About History

Eric Nordbeck, a teacher at West Palms Conservatory in the Victorville Elementary School District, love for Bluegrass music has brought a unique medium to his students.

04/08/2015

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What Is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?

Geared primarily towards low-to-middle income, working individuals and families, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal benefit able to provide relief to those who meet specific criteria, by reducing the amount of tax owed and by increasing the amount of tax monies refunded, as determined after filing. Both single and married people can benefit from EITC, regardless of whether or not they have children or other dependents.

04/01/2015

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Extra-Curricular Programs In California Contribute To STEM Careers

California’s public school system contribute to STEM careers by offering science-centric activities through after-school programs.

03/11/2015

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California Non-Profit Empowers Homeless Youth Through The Arts

A local non-profit called Create Now brings thousands of children in need to cultural events like free concerts and plays.

03/11/2015

Middle School Arts Programs Built To Enhance Learning Across Disciplines

Today’s middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.

03/04/2015

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High School Visual Arts Programs Help Students Earn Scholarships

The Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools provide a powerful tool for educators and students alike to engage in powerful, meaningful study.

03/04/2015

California’s High School Cheerleading Squads Build Skills In Students

High school cheerleading presents a broad-based opportunity for students to compete, excel and challenge both their mental and physical capacities.

03/04/2015

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5 Ways To Add Peppermint To Your Holidays

Peppermint and holiday celebrations go together hand in hand. Beautifully decorative with the delicious, sweet taste of peppermint enhances everything from luscious desserts to warm and soul-satisfying beverages.

12/08/2014

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How Giving Could Be Good For Your Health

A simple act of giving may be doing more for your health than you know. Giving to others, either through a well-thought-out present, act of kindness or charitable contribution, has been shown in multiple studies […]

12/04/2014

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5 Easy DIY Gifts For The Holidays

If you’re looking for an easy way to let your creative self shine through and give beautiful gifts in the process, these DIY gift projects are a great place to start.

12/04/2014

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How To Choose A Charity For Holiday Giving

Holiday giving is important, but a buyer-beware mentality can help to serve both you and the charities needing your help the most. Do your due diligence before you donate. Here’s how.

12/04/2014

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How Giving Could Be Good For Your Health

A simple act of giving may be doing more for your health than you know. It is better to give than to receive. Here’s why.

12/01/2014

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Why Philanthropy Is Good For Business

Giving away money may not, on the surface, seem to be a viable way to establish or sustain success, but the spirit of corporate philanthropy does just that. Here’s how.

12/01/2014

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5 Extraordinary Stories About Giving

Being extraordinary doesn’t require riches, it simply requires a desire to give, as these stories demonstrate.

12/01/2014

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