Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive - NBC10 Boston
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

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...

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 03:40 PM EDT

Budget Buddies

Budget Buddies

NBC Boston, necn and Telemundo Boston launched their first ever school initiative with United Way this July helping to raise classroom supplies for area schools and students. The Lilla Frederick School in...

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...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:37 PM EDT

4th Grader Making a Difference in Worcester

4th Grader Making a Difference in Worcester

A student at Chandler Elementary School in Worcester made a lasting impression on his classmates and teachers this past year.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 05:57 PM EDT

Supporting Our Schools With United Way

Supporting Our Schools With United Way

NBC Boston, necn and Telemundo Boston are launching the first ever school initiative with United Way in an effort to raise critical classroom supplies for area schools and students throughout New England. NBC...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 07:36 PM EDT

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

Forget buying your children's school supplies in late August - retailers like Wal-Mart are starting sales in late June and early July this summer.

What We're Doing

NBC10 Boston, necn, Telemundo Boston and other NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations are partnering with several nonprofits to raise donations of supplies and cash. Learn more here.

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