April Activities from the SD Game Fish and Parks

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SD Game Fish and Parks

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Make a Difference on Earth Day April 22, 2017!

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Help your students discover ways they can use science and engineering to protect our planet.

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PBS KIDS Premieres Episodes of WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT in Celebration of Earth Month

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This April, PBS KIDS is celebrating Earth Month with its annual Explore the Outdoors initiative, which encourages families to head outside and discover the natural world around them. The celebration kicks off April 10 with new episodes from favorite PBS KIDS series, WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT, all week long.

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Reycled Paper Roll Daffodils

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Learn how to make your own Spring bouquet.

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Earth Day Portraits

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To celebrate Earth Day and in the spirit of recycling and looking after our beautiful planet, here’s a neato bottle top craft for you.

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TP Roll Spring Chicken

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Happy making, playing and storytelling!

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Working Class Students Answer: Is College Worth It?

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NPR's Michel Martin visits Madison, Wis. for "Who Needs College?" the latest live event in the "Going There" series. UW-Madison student Sam Park discusses the value of a college education.

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Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger On Proposed Cuts to Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

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Proposed budget cuts on Public Broadcasting

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Education Budget Cuts, Student Aid Problems And More

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National K-12 and higher ed news came fast and furious this week. Here are our highlights to help you keep on top.

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At 5, Girl Becomes Youngest To Qualify For National Spelling Bee

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The folks at Scripps are already calling Edith Fuller the latest "spellebrity." She beat eighth-graders and other students in Tulsa., Okla., to advance to the big bee.

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DACA, One Student's Story

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More than 750,000 young people have registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Many, like college senior Daisy Romero, worry about their future in the U.S.

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Beyond DeVos, What 5 Key Trump Appointees Could Mean For Schools

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A look at the records of some of President Trump's key appointees to see how they might affect education in the years to come.

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Paper Clip Bookmarks

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Nothing’s better than a good read, and I’ve got just the craft to keep your kid’s nose in a book! All you need are a few simple supplies, a little bit of time, and you and your child can create paper clip page markers.

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Reading with Your Kids

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REACH is a self-paced interactive reading program to engage parents and children as at-home reading partners.

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Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

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We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?

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