27 Jun '11, 4am

Could School Librarians Become Extinct? | Care2 Causes

Could School Librarians Become Extinct? | Care2 Causes

In an era of severe cuts to school budgets — an era in which the internet has made information (think Wikipedia and even books (Project Gutenberg and Bartleby readily available– perhaps it’s not a surprise that school districts across the nation are starting “to send school librarians the way of the card catalog,” as the New York Times puts it. The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon will eliminate all of its 48 elementary and middle school librarians if a budget proposal passes next week. Illinois’s rural and suburban School District 90 has been staffing its school libraries with parent volunteers, and the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, school superintendent decided to save full-day kindergarten by cutting 15 of the 20 librarian positions. New York city’s chief academic officer, Shael Polakow-Suransky, states the problem succinctly: “The dilemma that schools will face is whe...

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Seagull Steals Camera! | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 8am

I think that this is most likely to be a case of viral marketing by GoPro - marketing strategy that they've apparently uti...

Scientists Predict Extreme Heat Will Be The Norm In 20 Years | Care2 Causes

Scientists Predict Extreme Heat Will Be The Nor...

care2.com 27 Jun '11, 11am

A recent study conducted by scientists at Stanford University found that many tropical regions in Africa, Asia and South A...

From Ella | Care2 Causes

From Ella | Care2 Causes

care2.com 02 Jul '11, 10am

If you’ve ever loved a pet, you can understand this poignant song written by Allison Morgan. Missing her husband one night...

NYC Geese to be Cooked for Poor | Care2 Causes

care2.com 27 Jun '11, 4am

Sounds to me like this is another example of an ineffective solution to a problem. If the problem is air safety, then capt...

Another Settlement From Wall Street | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 5pm

Another in a series of settlements related to the financial fraud surrounding the housing market bubble and subsequent col...

Your DVR Wastes More Energy Than Your Refrigerator | Care2 Causes

Your DVR Wastes More Energy Than Your Refrigera...

care2.com 27 Jun '11, 11pm

There are approximately 160 million set-top boxes installed in U.S. homes. Almost all of these boxes are owned and install...

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care2.com 27 Jun '11, 7am

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American Crossroads to Hit Obama Hard On Economy [VIDEO] | Care2

American Crossroads to Hit Obama Hard On Econom...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 9am

The super PACs are coming, the super PACs are coming! I for one am slightly terrified by the idea of super PACs on either ...

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Leave Your Car At Home: European Cities Create Anti-Driving Policies | Care2 Causes

Leave Your Car At Home: European Cities Create ...

care2.com 28 Jun '11, 12am

Cities with policies to discourage people driving cars and giving pedestrians and cyclists the right of way? Sounds very g...

Learn how to become a Firefly Watcher via @NWF

Learn how to become a Firefly Watcher via @NWF

nwf.org 27 Jun '11, 7pm

By collecting data for Firefly Watch, we’re assisting the museum and its research partners at Tufts University and Fitchbu...

Woman Saves Baby Coyote on Highway | Care2 Causes

Woman Saves Baby Coyote on Highway | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Jun '11, 2am

It watched me with the most hypnotic smokey, blue eyes I had ever seen. I called 911 to have someone come to take it to a ...

Saddle up: how Brighton's bike train is greening the notorious school run - The Ecologist

Saddle up: how Brighton's bike train is greenin...

theecologist.org 27 Jun '11, 8am

Returning to the new departure of school rides, Blinkhorn reckons that the Bike Train will bridge an important gap: 'Huge ...