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Ashley Freeth

By Ashley Freeth

“Oh the places you’ll go”… if you join the movement

Tue, February 28, 2017

United Way Volunteer reads aloud

In Celebration of Read Across America Week: top-tips to support early grade reading!

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

3, 2, 1…Blastoff to Success!

Thu, September 01, 2016

Teacher Pete Dolcy helps students build their own rockets

How do you inspire kids to shoot for the stars? Build a rocket.

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Carly Keeny

By Carly Keeny

Win Your Way to MIA!

Mon, August 01, 2016

MIA Photo

The two-day music festival of the summer is just weeks away, and we want you to join us!

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Annie Madonia

By Annie Madonia

Gala Celebrates Women’s Leadership, Supports Leaders of Tomorrow

Wed, March 23, 2016

WLI gala blog header 2016

Hundreds of community and business leaders gathered to celebrate the power of women’s leadership and raise funds to support our Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow program last Wednesday!

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Mentoring Works

Thu, January 22, 2015

Mentoring Works

“William* has been a great influence on my son, David’s*, life and he continues to be there for him.” David went from being a student having trouble in school to having a caring mentor by his side.

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Mike Moynihan

By Mike Moynihan

Attendance – The First Step in Academic Success

Tue, September 09, 2014

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By middle school, chronic absenteeism is a better predictor than test scores of which children are at-risk of dropping out.

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Alice Woods

By Alice Woods

The Right Start: 3 Tips to Starting the School Year on Track

Thu, September 04, 2014

The end of summer means more than shorter days and crisper weather – students throughout our region have started the annual migration back to the classrooms, marking a new opportunity for academic excellence.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

National Truancy Prevention Month – Why Middle School is Crucial

Fri, August 22, 2014

National Truancy Prevention Month

United Way is committed to helping students get back on track each year by intervening during these critical middle school years to ensure more students graduate and continue on to a bright and productive future.

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John Emge

By John Emge

School’s Out, but Learning Should be a Year-round Experience

Tue, June 24, 2014

School's Out, but Learning Should be a Year-Round Experience

Throughout our region, you’ll hear the collective cheers of children elated that another school year is coming to a close, but this is the time to ensure that we all do what we can for students to avoid summer learning loss.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter- Change Won’t Happen Without You

Mon, February 10, 2014

President's Newsletter: Change Won't Happen Without You

This month, schools will host a variety of events to recognize “I Love to Read Month.” Why not make this the month in which you help a young child develop a love of reading?

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