Fla. high-school students award grants to local charities

Florida's Harmony High School has a new student group focused on charitable giving. The Osceola County school has a class in which students research local charities, and with the funds provided by a private donor, distribute grants totaling $6,000 to the organizations selected by the class. Eric Hansen, their government teacher, said the experience has boosted the students' confidence. "They carry themselves differently," Hansen said. "They're not just caught up in that texting-video game culture."

View Full Article in:

Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Principal
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL
Director, Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Europe
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Sembach
Senior Researcher\/Technical Assistance Consultant (8264)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Program Director, Education and Learning
Urban Libraries Council
Washington, DC