Green & Healthy Living is a Part of the Educational Experience

Educators can play a very important role in getting a handle on the Health and Obesity crisis. When children are well-rested, well-nourished, and physically fit, they are more ready to learn. From an early age, children recognize healthy habits and understand why they are important. Green and Healthy Living is a Part of the Education [...]

And the of the 2010 Summer Bridge Activities™ Set Give Away Sweepstakes Winner Is……

Congratulations to Suzanne G, the winner of our Summer Bridge Activities™ Set Give Away Sweepstakes! Suzanne will receive an entire Summer Bridge Activities™ Set ($150 value) from Carson Dellosa publishing company for her classroom! Parents and educators have valued these workbooks for over a decade because they are designed specifically to prevent summer learning loss [...]

Competition for $437 Million in Teacher Incentive Fund Grants

The U.S. Department of Education made $437 million in Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant applications available for school districts, non profits and states. TIF grants support local projects that reward teachers, principals and other school personnel who improve student achievement. States, districts and non-profits partnering with states or districts are eligible to apply. Applications are [...]

Urge Congress To Pass Legislation to Extend Educator Tax Deduction

The House has not voted yet on “tax extenders” legislation (H.R. 4213) that includes a number of provisions of great importance to educators, but a vote is expected next week.  Your help is needed to ensure passage in the House and to garner the 60 votes that will be needed to pass it in the [...]

Clearance Sale on Safety Fone Student Headphones for Listening Centers

Chicago School Supply is clearing out their inventory on Safety Fone brand volume-reducing headphones. They Safety Fones will be sold in case packs of 24 at a rate of $4.00 each per headphone – $96.00 per case – with FREE SHIPPING! There are currently 10 cases in stock and the price will be valid until [...]

Did you know – High School graduation numbers in the United States

About 3,327,000 students are expected to graduate from high school in 2009–10, including 3,005,000 from public high schools and 321,000 from private high schools. Source: National Center for Education Statistics

Chicago School Supply is Giving Away a Summer Bridge Activities™ Set!

Last week we highlighted one of our most popular activity book series, the Summer Bridge Activities™ set, designed specifically to prevent summer learning loss among students.  Parents and Educators have praised and utlized these workbooks for over 10 years because they work. Chicago School Supply is giving away a Summer Bridge Activities™ set ($150 value) [...]