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Third grader Alexandra Miskie, 8, stands with her grandmother, Sandra Miskie, a 20-year cancer survivor, May 3, before an American Cancer Society Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School. Alexandria Miskie’s paternal grandmother died of breast and lung cancer. Sandra Miskie had also been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and given a two-week life expectancy. “If I didn’t fight 20 years ago,” she said, walking with her family during the relay, “I wouldn’t have been here to see my…

Preschooler Kailyn Misner, 4, lines up with her classmates May 8 for the second annual Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School in Falcon School District 49. More than 600 preschool-fifth grade students from the school walked around a neighboring park. Ahead of the event, they raised money for the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society's Relay Recess provides elementary schools an abbreviated version of its Relay For Life.

Students get ready for a “fight back drill” May 3, before an American Cancer Society Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School. “Platoon members” stepped out from a military-like formation to recite pledges. They shouted commitments to routine exercise and healthy eating. Kindergarten-fifth grade students spent Spirit Week, April 30-May 4, learning about healthy lifestyles and raising cancer awareness.

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Relay Field Day! Like Relay Recess, Relay Field Day brings Relay For Life to middle schools. Relay Field Day provides students, teachers and administrators with cancer education information, fundraising and community service to the school in a fun way. Talk to your staff partner about starting a Relay Field Day event at your school.

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African American and Latino Students

Raymond Broach, Superintendant of Trenton Public Schools, talks about African American and Latino students whose families struggle with financials and how the school district struggles with cuts in funding.

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Lung cancer survivor makes ‘journey’ for others better

This fifth edition of Families, Schools, and Communities:  Building Partnerships for Educating Children provides teachers and teacher candidates with a comprehensive guide to establishing collaboration with parents and the larger community.  This text will help future teachers develop the understanding and tools they need to work with others to give children a better education.  The underlying message of this book...

Amy L a Lung Cancer survivor on WhatNext describes her battle with treatments, side effects, victories and survivorship. Click Here to watch https://www.whatnext.com/video_pages/lung_cancer_videos_amy_l

A husband, a wife, a mom diagnosed with lung cancer. Lung cancer survivors and their family members share their journey and give advice for others diagnosed with lung cancer. "Cancer is not a disease of one person; it affects the whole family."

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Students walk along a baseball field May 8 during the second annual Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School in Falcon School District 49. More than 600 preschool-fifth grade students from the school sang "We Are the World," many using American Sign Language, and then walked around a neighboring park. Ahead of the event, they raised money for the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society's Relay Recess provides elementary schools an abbreviated version of its Relay For Life.

Students walk along a baseball field May 8 during the second annual Relay Recess at Stetson Elementary School in Falcon School District 49. More than 600 preschool-fifth grade students from the school sang "We Are the World," many using American Sign Language, and then walked around a neighboring park. Ahead of the event, they raised money for the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society's Relay Recess provides elementary schools an abbreviated version of its Relay For Life.

Faculty and Students sitting with Ray Suarez at RFK Charter High School. — in Albuquerque, New Mexico. New Mexico PBS American Graduate: Let's Make it Happen Teacher Town Hall Airs 4/27/12 7PM on New Mexico PBS.