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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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In the Video Library: Roots – The Next Generation

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series In The LibraryThis entry is part 2 of 2 in the series In The Library is a seven episode, television mini-series from the 1970s aimed to create awareness about Black American history from a new perspective. It tells the story of Alex Haley’s family and...

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Shall I Let Exam Results Determine My Fate? (Video)

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Focus On The Future Series

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Focus On The Future Series[brid video=”17444″ player=”3326″ title=”I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My FateSpoken Word”] From the same young  man who brought us “Why I Love School But Hate Education,” the spoken word piece “I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My…

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Five Ways You Can Help Young People Improve Their Online Etiquette

The Internet has been one of the greatest innovations of modern times. However, with this new source of information, entertainment, and social connection, comes a great sense of responsibility. Here are five tips so both you and the young people in your life can improve your online etiquette. Practice mindfulness. You will always come across…

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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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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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Loving Education While Hating School (Video)

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Focus On The Future Series

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Focus On The Future Series[brid video=”17446″ player=”3326″ title=”Suli Breaks Why I Hate School But Love Education Official Spoken Word Video”] Is there real value in mainstream education? Does it make sense to further one’s education? Does a degree hold the same value as it did…

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What are the Best Educational Apps for Students ?

Many young people are very savvy when it comes to technology. Every day, a new app emerges. Some are more appropriate than others, so with thousands of apps available on a vast global market, it can be difficult to select the best ones for children. Here, we summarize some of the benefits of educational apps…...

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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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