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At Maya High School in Phoenix , Arizona, a large closet off the cafeteria has been converted into a laundry room called “The Missing Sock,” complete According to AZFamily, principal John Anderson came up with the idea after realizing that many of the school ’s students —more than 30 percent of
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At Maya High School in Phoenix, Arizona, a large closet off the cafeteria has been converted into a laundry room called “The Missing Sock,” complete with a washing machine, a dryer, and even laundry detergent—no quarters or cards needed.
AZFamily, principal John Anderson came up with the idea after realizing that many of the school’s students—more than 30 percent of whom are homeless—were reluctant to even show up for school simply because they didn’t have a way to wash their clothes. After talking to one student in particular, who explained that his family wasn’t providing him with the basic resources he needed in order to succeed in school, Anderson decided it was time for the school itself to step up.
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Some students at West Side High School in Newark, New Jersey, could not afford to wash their clothes. Students pick out their favorite detergent in the new laundry room . Shame keeps students away.
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So, with the help of grants from the Leona Group, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Fiesta Bowl, Anderson and his colleagues built their own miniature laundromat, much like West Side High School in New Jersey did. If similar endeavors elsewhere are any indication, Maya High School could see a pretty significant quantitative impact on attendance: Schools that received appliances from Whirlpool as part of their Care Counts program, for example, saw a two-day rise in for chronically absent students and a staggering increase in class participation.
“I come from a homeless background,” Maya High School special projects coordinator (and graduate) Andreya De La Torre told AZFamily. “Coming to school smelling, kids don’t want to be by you. They are talking about you. And it’s just really hard to focus on your education when you are focused on your self-esteem.”
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West Phoenix High School is a small, safe learning community that focuses on the individual student . Our highly qualified and caring faculty work diligently to support all students to West Phoenix High School es una comunidad de aprendizaje pequeño, seguro que se centra en el estudiante individual.
A New Jersey principal is putting an end to bullying and absenteeism by providing students , who wouldn't have access otherwise, a laundry room . Akbar Cook, who reportedly started the job two weeks ago, said some West Side High School students in Newark were missing as many as five
In addition to giving underprivileged kids easy access to clean clothes, “The Missing Sock” is also a symbol of Maya’s commitment to providing its students with more than just academic skills.
“We offer them life skills to teach them things that someone is probably not teaching them on the outside … and to show them love,” De La Torre explained to AZFamily.
“We make them believe in themselves and want to do it for themselves,” Anderson added.
And it doesn’t stop at the laundry room—Maya High School justanother grant from the Arizona Diamondbacks, which Anderson will use to install showers in the school, too.
OSSTF offers province a way to prevent 1-day strike .
Ontario's education minister fired back at a list of demands from the Ontario high school teachers union, calling for an end to 'the games that singularly hurt our kids.'In a statement released late Friday night, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) proposed that the government revert to class sizes of 22 students, eliminate e-learning courses and ensure Bill 124 will not impede free collective bargaining.