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Oct 23, 2014, 12:50 ET

Six Schools Selected to Lead the Nation in Saving Teen Lives

The National Youth Leadership Council®, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to create a world where all young people are valued and...

Apr 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

Nation's Leaders to Address Young People from Around the World

 The National Youth Leadership Council®, a national nonprofit organization based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, will convene more than 1,400...

Jan 27, 2014, 13:50 ET
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Secretary of Education to Keynote at MONUMENTAL

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak at MONUMENTAL, the 25th Annual National Service-Learning Conference® and the 26th Annual Global...

Nov 18, 2013, 16:37 ET
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National Nonprofit Ensures Federal Resources Remain Free and Accessible

 The Saint Paul based National Youth Leadership Council has ensured that the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, a program of the...

Aug 30, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Project Ignition Grants Available to High School Students to Improve Teen Driving

 The National Youth Leadership Council® is pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 Project Ignition grants for high school...

Jun 05, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Project Ignition Names Top Ten High Schools Leading Change in Teen Driver Behavior

Ten high schools across the United States have made this year's top ten list of schools that are changing teen driving behavior. These schools...

Jan 16, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Twenty-Six High Schools Receive Project Ignition Grants to Promote Safer, Smarter Driving

Coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council® and funded by State Farm®, Project Ignition has selected 26 high schools from...

Aug 22, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Project Ignition Offers Teen Driver Safety Grants To High School Students

 Project Ignition is pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 grants for public high schools to support their students in addressing...

Jun 05, 2012, 11:11 ET
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Top Ten High Schools Lead Change in Teen Driver Behavior

 Ten high schools in the United States and Canada have been chosen as leader schools in teen driver safety. These schools were selected by...

Jan 09, 2012, 12:52 ET
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Twenty-Five High Schools Receive Project Ignition Grants to Promote Safer, Smarter Driving

Coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council® and funded by State Farm®, Project Ignition has selected 25 high schools from...

Oct 17, 2011, 08:11 ET
Texas law bans cell phone use in school zones, but only where a state-approved sign is in place. Springlake-Earth High School student leaders in Earth, Texas, secured the signs and will unveil them this week.  (PRNewsFoto/National Youth Leadership Council)

Project Ignition Students Take the Lead During National Teen Driver Safety Week

Project Ignition students are organizing powerful awareness and engagement activities across the United States during National Teen Driver Safety...

Sep 29, 2011, 15:02 ET
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Project Ignition Students Explain What Works in Teen Driver Safety

Grants Available for High Schools to Implement these Effective Strategies According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...

Sep 07, 2011, 14:09 ET
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The UPS Foundation Awards $250,000 Grant to the National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is proud to announce that it has received a $250,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable...

Aug 15, 2011, 11:02 ET
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Project Ignition Grants Available for Students to Address Teen Driver Safety and Save Lives on the Road

The National Youth Leadership Council® and State Farm® are pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 Project Ignition grants for...

Jul 01, 2011, 09:48 ET
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Teens Celebrate as Indiana's Texting Ban Goes into Effect Today

Project Ignition students emerging as eager and effective supporters of safe driving legislation Legislators in favor of stronger safe driving...

May 31, 2011, 11:11 ET
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Project Ignition Announces Top Ten High School Campaigns Addressing Teen Driver Safety

The teen driver safety initiative Project Ignition, sponsored by State Farm® and coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council®,...

Apr 04, 2011, 14:10 ET
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Students and Educators Meet in Atlanta to Showcase Links between Academics and Action

Achievement gap among timely issues students tackle More than two thousand students, educators, and government leaders from all 50 states and a...

Feb 08, 2011, 12:05 ET
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Project Ignition Announces Grants to High Schools Addressing Teen Driver Safety

The teen driver safety initiative Project Ignition, sponsored by State Farm® and coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council®,...

Dec 07, 2010, 08:20 ET
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National Youth Leadership Council Announces New CEO

The National Youth Leadership Council, an education nonprofit that helps advance the teaching strategy known as "service-learning," has selected...

Feb 14, 2008, 00:00 ET

Teens Address Their Number One Killer - Car Crashes

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With motor vehicle crashes the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States, students...