A collaborative effort between Rutgers and the Special Olympics helps young athletes achieve their dreams

A collaborative effort between Rutgers and the Special Olympics helps young athletes achieve their dreams

17-year-old Meghan Vogel was in last place in the 3,200-meter run when she caught up to competitor Arden McMath, whose body was giving out. Instead of running past her to avoid the last-place finish, Vogel put McMath's arm around her shoulders, carried her 30 meters, and then pushed her over the finish line before crossing it. You are an amazing woman, you inspire us all to do the right thing..

21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

17-year-old Meghan Vogel was in last place in the 3,200-meter run when she caught up to competitor Arden McMath, whose body was giving out. Instead of running past her to avoid the last-place finish, Vogel put McMath's arm around her shoulders, carried her 30 meters, and then pushed her over the finish line before crossing it. You are an amazing woman, you inspire us all to do the right thing..

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." ~ Nelson Mandela. Rest in peace, Madiba. Photo: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." ~ Nelson Mandela. Rest in peace, Madiba. Photo: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

This young lady's story is definitely encourage for all of us to be better people and achieve all of our dreams!

This young lady's story is definitely encourage for all of us to be better people and achieve all of our dreams!

Dame Ellen McArthur When she broke the record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe in 2005 she was not just the best woman but the best. Her achievements helped quash prejudices about women's inferiority in sport. She has helped young people with serious illnessnes experience sailing with the Ellen MacArthur Trust

Dame Ellen McArthur When she broke the record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe in 2005 she was not just the best woman but the best. Her achievements helped quash prejudices about women's inferiority in sport. She has helped young people with serious illnessnes experience sailing with the Ellen MacArthur Trust

Fantastic! Song written and performed by children and young people from across Scotland about their hopes and expectations for the future and what they want from education to help them achieve these aspirations  From EducationScotland

Fantastic! Song written and performed by children and young people from across Scotland about their hopes and expectations for the future and what they want from education to help them achieve these aspirations From EducationScotland

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I know many of you out there have New Years Resolutions to lose weight. It isn't about losing weight, it is about being healthy. Exercise and become healthy. The rest takes care of itself."Once you see results, it becomes an addiction." So true!


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Pre Birth to Three  Find Scotland's national guidance and multimedia resource, Pre-Birth to Three: Positive Outcomes for Scotland’s Children and Families here

Pre Birth to Three Find Scotland's national guidance and multimedia resource, Pre-Birth to Three: Positive Outcomes for Scotland’s Children and Families here

Early Years Online - Fantastic site for early years practitioners!

Early Years Online - Fantastic site for early years practitioners!

Learning about Scotland in the Early Years

Learning about Scotland in the Early Years

Scottish Learning Festival 2012.   Please come and introduce yourself at the Eduction Scotland Stand. Someone from the chidlren and families team will be there all day.

Scottish Learning Festival 2012. Please come and introduce yourself at the Eduction Scotland Stand. Someone from the chidlren and families team will be there all day.

Brucehill Tots Speak Scots!  Brucehill Early Education and Childcare Centre involved parents in their children’s literacy development, using the Scots language as a context for learning.

Brucehill Tots Speak Scots! Brucehill Early Education and Childcare Centre involved parents in their children’s literacy development, using the Scots language as a context for learning.

RACE: Are We So Different?-- The RACE Project was developed by the American Anthropological Association and is funded  by the Ford Foundation & National Science Foundation.  The Project has produced to date an award-winning public education program, which includes a traveling museum exhibit, an interactive website, and educational materials. The program is geared for middle school-aged children through adults.

RACE: Are We So Different?-- The RACE Project was developed by the American Anthropological Association and is funded by the Ford Foundation & National Science Foundation. The Project has produced to date an award-winning public education program, which includes a traveling museum exhibit, an interactive website, and educational materials. The program is geared for middle school-aged children through adults.

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