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School Leaders and PTOs! Green Your School’s Fundraising

What do your school’s fundraisers say about your school and community? Does your school sell wrapping paper that gets thrown away? Or candy made with GMOs, high fructose syrup, and artificial colors? How about magazines? Or a fundraiser of products that may contain toxic ingredients, and offer plastic reward trinkets for students– promoting materialism, wastefulness, […]

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Meet a School Nurse (an interview with health tips for parents)

Meet Martha Israel – This mom, school nurse, and health advocate is full of ideas for how to help keep school aged children healthy. Usually, she is tending to kids’ tummy aches, headaches, sneezes and coughs. She took a minute out from her busy school day to share her tips learned through 24 yrs of […]

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