Guest Blogger

April 22, 2014

Parents agree, “Our kids need more nature!” ›

A Nature Conservancy survey finds that parents think children need more time outside.

March 28, 2014

AmeriCorps Member and Students Build Confidence ›

Guest Blogger Jennifer Holmes-Ledet learned how to play and coach basketball along side her 4th and 5th grade girls basketball team.

March 24, 2014

AmeriCorps Members are Heroes ›

Guest blogger Kortney Thurman told her students about AmeriCorps, her students told her she’s a hero.

December 5, 2013

Parent Involvement Improves Schools ›

Parents for Public Schools’ Anne Foster shares how parents can make an impact in schools.

May 22, 2013

Playworks AmeriCorps Member Meets the President ›

Guest blogger Coach Amy DeLair was one of 12 AmeriCorps members nationwide selected to meet President Barack Obama in the White House.

May 13, 2012

Student calls for longer recess: “We act now or never!” ›

Young advocate in the making gives three great reasons to lengthen school recess in persuasive essay.

October 25, 2011

Should middle school students have recess? ›

Guest blogger, Jennie Day-Burget, is chairwoman of the board for Playworks Portland.