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Russell Sterten
December 1st, 2016
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act governs federal funding for K-12 education as well as the accountability measures and policies to improve access to education. The law, originally passed in 1965, was most recently reauthorized in December 2015 with the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The ESSA received bipartisan support and replaced the No...
Nick Lee
November 16th, 2016
One of the most challenging aspects of edible education, from both an organizational and educational perspective, is how to meet our communities' needs without an increasing amount of resources. We all struggle with our...
Heather Campbell
November 3rd, 2016
Bees play an integral role in any farm or garden. The addition of a beehive to a school garden not only helps fruits, vegetables, and plants flourish, it also provides many new opportunities for learning. Interacting with bees in the garden...

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