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How Schools Can Help Graduates Achieve their Definition of Post-Grad Success

The national high school graduation rate hit a record high in 2012-13 at 81 percent. However, it wasn’t a positive outlook in families with the lowest designated income levels. Approximately...

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National Safety Month: 5 Summer Safety Tips for Students and Families

As we celebrate the arrival of the summer solstice and start planning our outdoor activities and summer vacations, being prepared for emergency situations can help your plans go off without...

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Understanding Poverty through “Chocolate and Poverty” Training

For 16 years, Mark Brezitski has served as an admissions counselor at Milton Hershey School. While every day is different for the admissions team, training professionals on the effects of...

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Mental Health Awareness: Starting the Conversation about Depression

For 16 years, Milton Hershey School graduate Troy Scott has experienced the personal effects of mental illness. The first time he experienced depression was during his freshman year at Milton...

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Health Blog: A Closer Look at Brain Development in Lower Income Children

Featuring Dr. Beth Shaw, MHS Executive Director of Student Support Services Redirecting brain development through evidence-based interventions For more than century, Milton Hershey School has been nurturing students by providing...

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How Schools Can Help Break the Cycle of Poverty: A Whole Child Approach

More than 16 million children in the United States-nearly one out of four-live below the federal poverty level with their families earning less than $23,550 annually. These low-income households face...

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