Posts Tagged:African American

An Author’s Perspective on “What We Parents Need To Do”

By: James J. Hankins Parents, you are the Good Shepherds. Your beautiful children are your sheep. Many problems in our children’s schools stem from a lack of involvement in our children’s education. Fortunately, there are also many solutions that will ensure that our children stay on the right track. PROBLEMS: Some parents never meet their children’s teachers, attend PTO…...

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School Tried To Label Her Son “Retarded” But She Fought Back And Won

Telling parents that their child has special needs can be a devastating experience for everyone involved. In this segment, Christine Jenkins shares her experiences with her child’s school district. The school district labeled her son as “retarded” with behavioral issues. This mother fought the school system back and ultimately moved him to another district where he is doing well.…...

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In The Library: The Warmth of Other Suns

[easyazon_link identifier=”0679763880″ locale=”US” tag=”youblawornet-20″]The Warmth of Other Suns[/easyazon_link] by Isabel Wilkerson plunges the reader into a rare type of American history. This classic read is the untold story of the great exodus, as people of color moved from the South to the accommodative North. Wilkerson developed the storyline after interviewing thousands of people, thereby acquiring…...

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Resources for Parents New to Homeschooling

By: Cande Mitchell Homeschooling is becoming very popular, especially among African-American families. Some elect to homeschool for religious reasons, whereas others are concerned about the increase of violence and negative behavior in today’s schools. Regardless of the reasons, parents have the right to educate their children in a manner that best meets their needs. As…...

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50 Scholarships Specifically Tailored Towards African Americans

By: Aneesah Evans Unfortunately, there are many students who do not attend college or who do not finish college because they do not have the resources to do so. The reality is that there are many financial resources available, especially scholarships for African American students. The criteria may vary from scholarship to scholarship, but the…...

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A Second Amendment Leader Is Pushing For Urban Teens’ Gun Classes

Joseph Tartaro, The President of the Second Amendment Foundation, sent out a plea to try and sustain the survival of his body and similar organizations. The plea, simplified, stated that it was either court minorities or else. This happened in Arizona at the Thirtieth Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference. The three-day conference was staged by…

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Kindergarten Teacher Gives Useful Parental Tips

Imagine a room full of five and six year-old children overflowing with energy and excitement. Kindergarten is often the first year of formal instruction for most children. It is a critical year in the academic, social and emotional development of a child. Kindergarten teacher, Shamone Mitchell M.Ed gives parents useful tips about being involved with…

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Overrepresentation in Special Education: Why So Many Black Kids? (Video)

Nationally, there is an alarming number of black children who are considered in need of special education. In this segment of Your Black Education, educator, Kamal Malik speaks about the over-representation of black children in special education. Mr. Malik has taught at many levels and is currently a diagnostician who administers cognitive and achievement tests…...

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The Break-Down of Special Education Services for African-American Parents

Parents who have been told that their child needs special education classes might feel frighten, confused and overwhelmed. However, the process does not have to be, especially with the right information and people helping you through different procedures. Most importantly, as the parent of a child with special needs, you will have to become the…...

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