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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

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 08:09 AM EDT

Parents Revolt Over Elite NYC School's Race Division Policy

Parents Revolt Over Elite NYC School's Race Division Policy

An elite West Village private school that has been separating students into homerooms by race for the past year will end the policy amid furor from parents who only recently learned about it. This past...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 03:30 PM EDT

Proposed Merger Comes as Key Education Programs Dismantled

Proposed Merger Comes as Key Education Programs Dismantled

While President Donald Trump has turned used Twitter to reinforce his stance on key issues and criticize his Democratic colleagues, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken steps to fade out key Department...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 05:14 PM EDT

NY School Silences First Black Valedictorian, Mayor Steps In

NY School Silences First Black Valedictorian, Mayor Steps In

The first black valedictorian at a New York high school has delivered his graduation speech at Rochester City Hall after saying he was banned from addressing his classmates at graduation last month. The...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 05:50 PM EDT

'You Should Be Proud': Jimmy Fallon Speaks at Parkland Graduation

'You Should Be Proud': Jimmy Fallon Speaks at Parkland Graduation

On Sunday, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School walked across the stage to accept their diplomas and become graduates of the class of 2018. After a difficult school year due to a shooting on...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 06:14 PM EDT

Michelle Obama: 'College Wasn't Meant to Do Alone'

Michelle Obama: 'College Wasn't Meant to Do Alone'

Former first lady Michelle Obama told first-generation college freshmen to surround themselves with a community to help them survive college. Mrs. Obama was the first in her family to attend college. She said:...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 02:49 PM EDT

Virginia School Renamed to Honor Obama

Virginia School Renamed to Honor Obama

A Richmond, Virginia, school that honored a confederate general has been renamed Barack Obama Elementary.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 05:40 PM EST

Future of AP Classes Unclear as Schools Seek Alternatives

Future of AP Classes Unclear as Schools Seek Alternatives

Leaders of some of Washington, D.C.'s top private schools announced this week they are eliminating advanced placement classes by 2022, drawing attention to the “diminished utility” of the courses in a joint...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 03:28 PM EDT

School Fundraisers Reach New Heights, But Inequality Remains

School Fundraisers Reach New Heights, But Inequality Remains

Four tickets to a Yankee game, golf for a dozen in the oceanside resort of Westhampton, New York, cocktails included, even Lasik eye surgery — all were prizes for Public School 116’s Spring Benefit Auction in...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:52 AM EDT

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 06:42 PM EDT

Some Look to VR for the Future of Classroom Learning

Some Look to VR for the Future of Classroom Learning

Instead of reading about cell biology, or even watching a very cool video on cell biology, imagine you could shrink down small enough to go inside a cell and observe biochemical reactions up close. And what...

What We're Doing

Join NBC4 in Supporting Our Schools! Click on the “Donate Here” button below and search your town or zip code to find schools in need near you.

You also can donate new backpacks and school supplies at one of two NBC4 Backpacks 4 Kids on-site collection days. Click here for more information.