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New Car for Crosswalk Guard

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January
12

For over ten years, Nathaniel Kendrick, a retired man from Dallas, Texas, has been a volunteer crosswalk guard for Lakewood Elementary School. He dedicates himself to ensuring the safety of these kids for hours at a time, twice a day …

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Uplifting story of the week – Layaway Angels

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December
12

Lee Karchawar and his fellow Layaway Angels approach the layaway counter at a Kmart in the Bronx. “We’re here to surprise you today by paying off the remaining balances on your layaway!” he announces. Karchawar is the founder of a …

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The Autism Advantage

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November
30

“Thorkil Sonne is betting that, given the right environment, an autistic adult could not just hold down a job but also be the best person for it.” (via the NY Times) Read more

Working Together to Keep Our Kids Safe

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March
10

Today there is a White House Conference on Bullying Prevention talk about how we can work together to make our schools and communities safe for all of our children. It takes a village to make this happen.  If you’re interested …

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There’s Only One Way to Stop a Bully

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July
22

There’s Only One Way to Stop a Bully By SUSAN ENGEL and MARLENE SANDSTROM Published: July 22, 2010 Williamstown, Mass. HERE in Massachusetts, teachers and administrators are spending their summers becoming familiar with the new state law that requires schools …

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