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August 20, 2014

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Dishes to Dirt: Six School Districts Step Up on Sustainability | Editorial

The Urban School Food Alliance is bringing greener choices to our schools, starting with the replacement of foam trays used in cafeterias with an affordable, compostable alternative.

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At School Library Conference, an Effort to Counter Sandy’s Damage

The Chatham Public Library in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy. Both school and public libraries are mobilizing to meet patron needs in the hurricane's aftermath.

While many New York City school libraries still remain unable to provide essential student services, librarians at the New York City School Library System’s Annual Library Fall Conference have come up with meaningful ways to give these libraries the help they need.

Libraries Respond to Hurricane Sandy, Offering Refuge, WiFi, and Services to Needy Communities

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Libraries along the East Coast are stepping up to the challenge, providing a range of services, as well as a place to converge and power up, in Sandy’s wake. New York City schools sustained damage, though the school library situation is still being assessed, according to Richard Hasenyager, director of library services for NYC’s Department of Education