Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
Adams County Scholarship Fund Application
The Adams County Scholarship Fund is a multiyear scholarship worth $5050.00 per year and is renewable for up to four years. The scholarship award will be divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters This multiyear scholarship application is for students who meet the following criteria - Scheduled to graduate from an Adams 12 Five Star High School in May 2017 - A legal US resident - Pell eligible as determined by financial aid criteria (Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,995.00 or less) - Participating in a rigor based student success program (Required for those awarded and will be detailed in the fall) - Planning to attend a public Colorado institution of higher education as a…
Toddler Montessori...What are the benefits?
Many working parents are looking for a safe and healthy environment for their very young children. Options for child care are limitless and varied in what they have to offer a young child. However, current research shows us that the most crucial part of a child's development happens in the unconcscious absorbent mind, from 0-3 years old. That bei...
What just happened here?
What just happened here? O’Shaun McGary, 10, reacts as Southview High science teacher Sarah Gladieux uses the heat from her hands to expand air in a balloon that had shrunk when covered with liquid nitrogen during the first STEM — or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics — night at Glendale-Feilbach Elementary School in South Toledo. Co-organizer Shannon Gladieux, who teaches fourth and fifth-grade math and science at the school, said about 150 children participated Wednesday in the several interactive learning stations.
5 Tips for Surviving Preschool
The preschool years are an exciting time for both parent and child. Between 3 and 5 years of age, children begin to develop their independence, form frie...
Humboldt Unified School District
Current 7th Graders! Early registration for next year's Washington DC trip is happening right now. Register before May 25th and receive a discount on the trip, and you'll also receive a discount on...
What the Science Says About How Preschool Benefits Children
What happens when a group of the nation's leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research?
How to Prep for the SAT or ACT: What Parents Need to Know
The SAT and ACT tests are coachable and effective preparation can lower a student’s anxiety levels and dramatically increase their score.
On The Shoulders of Giants: Tips for Aspiring Female Surgeons
Using history, personal experience, and a bit of tough love, Dr. Lisa Lattanzi inspires and prepares prospective female surgeons for their future careers.
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