Nonprofits take learning beyond the last bell

The new presidential administration and questions about funding for school, after school and summer learning programs have amplified the national conversation about how we instruct our children. While many focus on traditional school day programs, some experts say out-of-school programs are equally, if not more, important to the development of today’s youth. Children spend about 20 percent of their waking

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Real estate firm donates 16 old phones to help fulfill charity’s wish

When Gordana Cwiek, marketing director of Armada Real Estate Services, was reading Crain’s Wish List, she identified three nonprofits in the list and sent a message. “They emailed us out of nowhere saying they saw we have technology needs and asked if we wanted telephones. She copied other nonprofits on the email and said whoever responds first gets the phones,” explained Brooke Adams,

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