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Washing Machines in Schools

Washing Machines In Schools May Improve Attendance

On our blog, we’ve discussed before the dangers of chronic absenteeism in schools. Poorly cleaned areas can be one cause, but another unexpected reason may also be involved: a lack of clean clothes.

School Closings Due to Illness

School Closings Due to Illness

School closings due to illness are becoming an issue that many states are facing. Mountain View Elementary School in northern Tennessee (about 40 miles south of the Virginia/Tennessee border) had to close earlier this year due to illness. Here’s a real world story of how to tackle a problem.

School Closings Due to Illness

School Cleanliness Affects Student Performance

How clean a school is can have an impact on student success. Lack of a properly cleaned environment can lead to illness, chronic absenteeism and students falling behind their peers. It’s more than just a common belief. There are many years of scientific research to back this theory up.

Supporting Your Local Schools

Join Johnston in Supporting Your Local Schools

At Johnston, we believe in supporting your local schools and that preparing students for school can lead to better outcomes in the classroom. Teachers often use personal funds to supplement their classroom budgets and ensure their students are prepared for class.