Archive for April, 2018

By Timothy Daly

Why don’t more low-income and minority students succeed in school? There is plenty of talk about bad schools, insufficient resources, turbulent neighborhoods, and the like. And, yes, lots of disadvantaged students start school behind their more advantaged peers — and, because of these myriad challenges, stay behind. But there are many others who demonstrate success in school, at least for stretches of their educational careers, but fall off along the way. Instead of resigning ourselves to these outcomes, we must instead ask: Why, specifically, does this happen? And how do we fix it?

Read, learn explore and form your own opinion because …Knowledge IS Power!

Click on the link below for the full article.

https://www.the74million.org/article/opinion-a-generation-of-high-performing-low-income-students-is-getting-lost-in-the-crowd-some-reasons-why-and-what-can-be-done/

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AMY MORIN
7 NOV 2017

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn’t mean he won’t cry when he’s sad or that he won’t fail sometimes. Mental strength won’t make your child immune to hardship – but it also won’t cause him to suppress his emotions.

In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks. It gives them the strength to keep going, even when they’re plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.

Read, learn explore and form your own opinion because … Knowledge IS Power!

For the full story, click on the link below.

https://www-parent-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.parent.com/mentally-strong-kids-have-parents-who-refuse-to-do-these-13-things/amp/