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Deirdre Fernandes

7 July 2018

Kenya

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Far from its location in Boston, Southern New Hampshire University is offering refugees at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya a shot at getting an education. SNHU offers associate's and bachelor’s online degree programs...

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Matt Rocheleau

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14 March 2018

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Threat assessment teams can prevent attacks by looking for students in distress and helping them before they turn toward violence. “Kids often plan these things out for a period of time and they tell other people and ...

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Matt Rocheleau

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8 March 2018

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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An increasing number of cities are looking to redesign roadways, sidewalks, and intersections based on the way spaces are needed after snow storms. Snow piles left after snowplows carve paths for vehicles are basicall...

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Matt Rocheleau

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18 February 2018

New York, New York, United States

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When a defendant misses a court date, it can lead to more severe charges for the defendant, more work for justice professionals, and difficulties for people involved in the case such as witnesses. In order to decrease...

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Matt Rocheleau

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8 February 2018

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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A persistent problem in Massachusetts of trucks going through tunnels or underpasses that are too low for safe clearance has prompted officials to look to Sydney, Australia for a possible solution. Officials in that c...

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Matt Rocheleau

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30 January 2018

United States

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Although alcohol and driving don't typically go hand-in-hand, researchers found one way to successfully and safely combine the two. By taking the by-products of the distilling process and combining them with the typic...

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Matt Rocheleau

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30 December 2017

London, United Kingdom

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An organization called GoodGym combines fitness with voluntarism by having members run from the gym to volunteer sites where they perform physical tasks for community members. These tasks include moving dirt to help b...

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Matt Rocheleau

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28 November 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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In order to provide a means for people who have experienced trauma to find support and begin to heal, Reverend Liz Walker founded a counseling group for her Roxbury neighbors. Rev. Walker’s post-traumatic healing gro...

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Matt Rocheleau

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9 November 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Lead-footed drivers are a problem everywhere, and cities around the world have struggled with ways to get vehicles to slow down, especially in dense areas where the risks to pedestrians are acute. One clever solution...

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Matt Rocheleau

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22 August 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Boston needs more parking spaces, especially in a neighborhood surrounded by water. It is looking to build an underwater parking garage, like the ones being built in Amsterdam, in order to free up street level space a...

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Matt Rocheleau

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7 August 2017

Lincoln, New Hampshire, United States

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A number of towns across northern New England struggled with furry invaders ripping into trash bins and dumpsters, which not only scattered litter and left a big mess, but increased the risk of dangerous encounters be...

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Matt Rocheleau

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9 July 2017

Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States

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Historically, the numerous nonprofits, charities, and public agencies seeking to address issues such as homelessness, addiction, and hunger have been stuck operating in their own silos, creating more of a reactive rat...

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Matt Rocheleau

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26 June 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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In heavily populated cities like Boston, the crush of the rush hour commute on public transport can be chaotic. But a number of cities have discovered a fairly easy way to significantly improve the flow of passengers ...

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Matt Rocheleau

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18 June 2017

Paris, France

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In many places, polluted water deters people from enjoying nature or treating waterways as spaces for community recreation. Even when the water is clean, this aversion persists. In Paris, the reveal of three public sw...

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Jacob Carozza

12 January 2017

Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

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In Plymouth County, a program called Project Outreach is tackling the opioid epidemic by partnering with rehabilitation facilities and law enforcement. They are targeting people when they are still in the hospital aft...

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James Vaznis

17 May 2016

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, United States

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Over the last decade, many Massachusetts schools have seen the number of cases grow from just a few students a year being hospitalized for mental health issues to upwards of several dozen, often transforming guidance ...

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James Vaznis

4 April 2016

Massachusetts, United States

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A test kitchen set up at Fenway High School this year to try out new lunch items is slowly transforming cuisine across the school system, as part of an effort to expand more healthful food options for students.

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James Vaznis

4 April 2016

Park City, Utah, United States

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In a global economy, helping students succeed means offering them the opportunity to become multilingual. States such as Utah, Indiana, and Delaware have stepped up their efforts with immersion programs for elementary...

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Michael Levenson

29 March 2016

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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The Washington, DC program is part of a radical shift in the way some schools are thinking about parent involvement. Rather than encourage parents to attend bake sales and spaghetti dinners — which have long been the ...

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James Vaznis

10 March 2016

Eastham, Massachusetts, United States

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A growing number of high schools across Massachusetts are exploring later start times, amid research showing that a lack of sleep can have detrimental effects on the health and academic performance of teenagers.

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Jeremy C. Fox

25 January 2016

Denver, Colorado, United States

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The one-stop shopping for public, magnet, charter and innovations schools has proved popular in Coloroda but generated controversy in Massachusetts.

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Liz Kowalczyk

11 January 2016

Springfield, Oregon, United States

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Milford Regional is part of a wave of hospitals nationwide that are implementing volunteer programs with the goal of making sure patients have companionship when they pass away.

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James Vaznis

5 January 2016

Reading, Massachusetts, United States

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A broader effort at Birch Meadow Elementary School and Reading’s eight other schools is putting students at ease and getting them more in tune with their emotions, and one another, so they can concentrate on learning.

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Stephanie Ebbert

28 December 2015

New York, New York, United States

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Two years after his election, the mayor of New York created a universal preschool program. In Boston, progress has been much slower.

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Felice J. Freyer

9 December 2015

Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

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An epidemic of opioid use in Massachusetts resulted in more than 1,200 fatal overdoses last year. Authorities turned to Vivitrol injections, which make a drug-induced high impossible, to cut rates of both addiction an...

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