Tag: education

Junior Kosha Patel has taken the initiative to create and publicize her own charity.

MSD junior gives back through Jumpstart India

While most juniors are overwhelmed with standardized testing and challenging coursework, Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Kosha Patel has found the time to establish her own charity, which aims to give back to  disadvantaged communities in the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh in India. With the help of her sister Nidhi, Patel launched “Jumpstart India,” an organization with the goal […]

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Teachers Today Don’t Get Paid Enough

Teachers Today Don’t Get Paid Enough

In the Broward school district, teachers make a yearly salary of $55,982- the third-highest in the state of Florida and almost $8,000 above the state average. This may seem like a good thing, but it’s not: almost all of the nearly 180,000 teachers in Florida sit at salaries far below the national average of $57,379, which means our “high paying” district is still well below […]

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Samantha’s Library promotes literacy among children

Samantha’s Library, a sanctioned non-profit organization created by junior Samantha Schneid, works to increase literacy rates among children by raising money in order to buy and collect books. “Right now we’re in our initial stages of the organization” Schneid said.  “Our immediate goal right now is to raise money to donate books to children who don’t have access to them […]

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