The problem seems evident in the language. We 'adopt' programs. We 'purchase' materials. We 'integrate' technology. We even 'train' teachers. For all of the changing programs referenced, how many teachers actually changed their practice?
Because of budget cuts, high schools now rarely provide career counseling for students. Obviously, it is up to parents to provide children with whatever they need to find the "best" colleges and careers.
The city of Chicago is facing an alarming rate of violence. 319 children within Chicago Public Schools were shot during the past year. In the midst of the crisis, Summer Advantage USA is impacting thousands of children.
A holistic approach brings together elements that support the development of a child who is healthy, knowledgeable, motivated, and engaged, seeking to ensure all that is required for successful life and preparation for society.
Life throws us all lemons, but if you don't have the tools or resources available -- like sugar and water or education and basic needs met -- you can't turn them in to lemonade, no matter how hard you try.
The lessons I learned regarding interpersonal relationships during my lifelong tenure in the adult entertainment industry have proven to help many suffering with miscommunication, misunderstandings or even infidelity within their relationships.
On Monday, June 25th, the first-ever "People's Hearing on School Justice in the Bronx" was held to examine school disciplinary procedures -- particularly the overuse of suspensions and arrests in Bronx public schools.