School Desk Diaries: Buddy Benches or Bully Benches?
Nearly one out of every four students report being bullied, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Thousands of elementary schools are trying to combat this by installing buddy benches on playgrounds.
Community Tree Grants
Greening Canada's School Grounds provides grants for innovative educational school greening projects and is available to all Canadian schools. Applications are accepted year-round and are kept on file for up to two years. Current program sponsors include FedEx, Staples Advantage, Alcoa and others.
School Councils | Spring Planning | Parent Engagement
Spring is the perfect planning time for moving into the new school year. It is also a good time to look at what you have accomplished and what goals can still be met before the end of the year.