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Supporting Our Schools

Supporting Our Schools

Help make sure all children have the supplies they need to start the school year off right

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 09:23 AM EDT

How You Can Help Support Our Schools

How You Can Help Support Our Schools

Dominique R. Jones, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem, and eighth grader Nefertiti Jenkins talks to Pat Battle about the Supporting Our Schools donation drive.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 01:31 PM EDT

Common Goes Back to School to Help Teachers

Common Goes Back to School to Help Teachers

Rapper Common has won three Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award but a recent visit to a New York City school was "humbling" — mainly because many of the students were too young to know his music. The...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 10:40 AM EDT

Big Move for Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering Classrooms

Big Move for Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering Classrooms

Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 02:57 PM EDT

Obama Reveals Summer Reading List

Obama Reveals Summer Reading List

Former President Barack Obama shared his summer reading recommendations in a lengthy Facebook post ahead of a trip to Kenya and South Africa this week. “I wanted to share a list of books that I’d recommend for...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 12:13 PM EDT

Strangers Give Chicago Teacher Money for Students on Flight

Strangers Give Chicago Teacher Money for Students on Flight

Kimber Bermudez was simply flying to visit her parents in Florida when the Chicago teacher’s trip took an unexpected turn — ending with a gesture from strangers that left her stunned. What began as a simple...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 07:23 PM EDT

Harvard Dropouts Help High Schoolers With College Process

Harvard Dropouts Help High Schoolers With College Process

When middle school friends Zack Perkins and Johan Zhang were trying to get into college, they say they had little guidance. Their public school guidance counselor had hundreds of other students, and they didn't...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Families around the country are finding new options for their children's midday meal thanks to a growing number of delivery options catering to students. Some deliver to the schools, others to homes. As for...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 06:14 PM EDT

Michelle Obama: 'College Wasn't Meant to Do Alone'

Michelle Obama: 'College Wasn't Meant to Do Alone'

Former first lady Michelle Obama told first-generation college freshmen to surround themselves with a community to help them survive college. Mrs. Obama was the first in her family to attend college. She said:...

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 06:52 PM EDT

Supporting Our Schools Tri-State Area

Supporting Our Schools Tri-State Area

Teachers and other supporters attended to help supply donations.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 06:14 PM EDT

Support Our Schools Supply Drive

Support Our Schools Supply Drive

BC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Raymour & Flanigan and the Boys & Girls Clubs are teaming up for Supporting Our Schools.

What We're Doing

NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and Raymour & Flanigan are teaming up for the 3rd annual Supporting Our Schools event, an initiative to help those in need with school supplies for the upcoming year. From July 12 through Aug. 18, you can drop off donations at Raymour & Flanigan stores throughout the region.