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Join us in celebrating National School Nurse Day this week!

I have heard the word “engage” used in many different ways. In my role as a school nurse I often hear staff discuss how to engage the students. In this circumstance I think they most often mean to hold the students’ attention. But what if we, as school nurses, teachers,...

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Join us in taking a Long Short Walk

To launch Global Youth Traffic Safety MonthTM in the U.S., the National Organizations for Youth Safety(NOYS) held a rally today at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. Joining hundreds of youth from across the country were Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, Former U.S. Transportation Secretary...

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AAHPERD was a great success!

It has been a few days since AAHPERD 2013 wrapped up in Charlotte, NC, and we are still feeling the good vibes from attending the conference! Both current and aspiring PE teachers from all over the U.S. and outside the country stopped by our booth to hear what Ask, Listen, Learn is...

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Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day RECAP!

As you’ve probably seen from our tweets and pictures on Facebook, our 6th annual Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was a grand success! We were so happy to have Superstar Aly Raisman in town between her tough Dancing with the Starsrehearsals to join Washington Spirit defender Aly Krieger, Tommy McFLY and Dan Hellie in encouraging...

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Ask, Listen, Learn visits hot and sunny Mesa, AZ!

We’re wrapping up April and Alcohol Awareness Month with several Ask, Listen, Learn events across the country! Today we had kids choosing to #JoinTheConvo in two different schools. We already shared how much fun we had in Standish Michigan today and now we’re reporting on another fantastic Ask, Listen, Learn...

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Our final Alcohol Awareness Month event!

After visiting schools in Michigan and Arizona, Ask, Listen, Learn went back east to Branchburg Central Middle School in Branchburg, NJ. We were so happy to have Attorney General Chiesa join us, especially since his son and daughter are students at Branchburg Central! Close to home, AG Chiesa got a...

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Thanks, Congressman Kildee!

Today Ask, Listen, Learn headed up north to in Standish, Michigan. Joining us in our trek to the upper peninsula was Congressman Dan Kildee, and we couldn’t have been happier! To kick off our event, Representative Kildee talked about choices. Congressman Kildee said that it’s important to say no to...

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The Teachers Have Spoken!

As we announced back in March, for the third year running, we collaborated with our friends at Scholastic to bring the Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix to students across the nation. 30,000 5th-7th grade health teachers nationwide, have received these materials designed to help them jumpstart these important conversations with students...

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An Alchohol Awareness Month message from Aly Raisman

Hi guys!!  I’m about to quickstep my way to Washington DC and then foxtrot up to Capitol Hill with The Century Council in celebration of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, tomorrow, April 25th! Earlier in the year, I joined up with The Century Council and their Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t...

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