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The Opioid Epidemic: The Community Of Pasco County

The opioid epidemic is overwhelming Pasco County, Florida.

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As parents overdose, Pasco County schools becomes overburdened

 Pasco County, Florida, is a primarily white middle-class community perfectly nestled between the Gulf of Mexico’s sunny beaches and Disney World. But despite being in the sunniest state and close to the happiest place on earth, it is clouded by addiction. Parents are getting high, children are being neglected and teachers are desperately seeking help as the opioid crisis […]

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As parents overdose, education becomes overburdened

Parents are getting high, children are being neglected and teachers are desperately seeking help as the opioid crisis unleashes its plague on the state of education.

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Arts organizations give city kids a chance to experience theater

Students working with the Situation Project get a chance to shadow staff at the show. Photo courtesy of the Situation Project. For many students, after-school theatre club is a place of refuge. They become stage managers and costume designers; they are lead actresses and featured dancers. It’s an activity that lets them relieve stress, form friendships, and can lead to […]

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Possible new holidays for NYC schools

The New York Department of Education will consider adding more scheduled school holidays.

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Bringing smiles to the community with cupcakes

Two New York City women bring smiles to under-served communities by baking cupcakes

Charter schools use new online system to screen applicants
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Charter schools use new online system to screen applicants

Nearly 3,000 charter school applicants applied online this year.