Homework Market – It’s a nod to the fact that pesticides endanger to students, but it doesn’t go nearly far enough, says Ramos, who is president of the local teachers’ union.

People of color also are 38 percent more likely to breathe in polluted air—the kind that leads to asthma, heart disease, and cancer, a 2014 University of Minnesota study found. Citizen Schools apprentices collect cans for the hungry in Texas. They’re also, as the research shows, creating better community members. And it’s not just landfills. […]

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