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This Back To School Season, What Are Students Going Back To?

  • September 2, 2014
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By Brandon Worth

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What are students in the world’s most economically disadvantaged communities going back to? Students in the U.S. face overcrowded schools with over-burdened teachers and poverty and violence in their communities. In developing countries, kids walk miles to learn in dark, crumbling huts – if they have access to schools at all.

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Infographic: The Dropout Crisis in America

  • September 11, 2014
  • Listed in News
  • By Brandon Worth

The U.S. faces a dropout crisis. At the current rate, nearly ⅓ of students starting high school this fall in many large cities will not graduate – at a huge cost to themselves and society at large. buildOn works with students in many of the most challenged schools in these cities. Our youth service programs […]

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Jim Ziolkowski, Speaking Events

September 9th & 10th, 2014 Rodan & Fields Annual Conference Atlanta, GA Private Event September 23rd, 2014 at 4:30pm ET St. John’s University Founder’s Week Talk Queens Campus, Marillac Auditorium Queens, NY 11439 Event Open to the Public RSVP Here October 2, 2014 at 5pm PT In Harmony with Hope Awards Kohl Mansion 2750 Adeline […]

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