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November 04, 2011

Texas School Awarded First 'Victory Grant' for Athletics

The St. Philip's School and Community Center in Dallas received a $5,000 "Victory Grant" from sporting good distributor BSN Sports on Thursday for equipment to bolster their athletic programs.

October 31, 2011

Billionaire Donates $18M to Andre Agassi's Charter School

Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian's gift marks the largest donation in the 16-year history of the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, which has raised over $150 million in total.

October 28, 2011

How to Teach Students Math With Fantasy Football

The New York Times created a lesson plan tailored for the common-core standards centered around teaching math with fantasy football.

October 14, 2011

NFL's Josh Freeman Helps Fla. Roll Out 'Financial Football'

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman helped roll out a statewide initiative in Florida earlier this week to improve students' financial literacy, in the form of an NFL-themed computer game.

September 29, 2011

EdWeek Bloggers Tackle Youth Obesity, Value of Sports

Peter DeWitt believes that sports can teach students life lessons, while Marilyn Rhames battles her own obesity problem as a teacher at a health and wellness school.

September 21, 2011

Deion Sanders Wins Rights to Open Texas Charter School

Deion Sanders, NFL Hall-of-Famer, will be opening PrimeU Prep Academy in 2012 after winning the rights to open a charter in Texas this past Friday.

September 19, 2011

Michael Vick: NFL's Soon-to-Be Role Model on Concussions?

Depending on what happens with Michael Vick, the NFL may end up sending the message that a player's health matters more than championship aspirations, no matter how grandiose they might be.

September 15, 2011

Group to Donate $1 Million of Youth Athletic Equipment

BSN Sports, a sporting goods distributor, announced a $1 million program today dedicated to distributing free athletic equipment and uniforms to youth recreation leagues and schools facing budget cuts.

September 14, 2011

How Golf Helped a Community Turn Itself Around

Many residents in Atlanta's East Lake community would say it was golf that saved their ailing town.

September 12, 2011

NBA's Magic Johnson Launching Urban Students Initiative

Magic Johnson Enterprises will work with EdisonLearning, an educational services provider, on a dual-front approach to help support urban students.

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