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Thursday, October 11, 2012
It’s risky to challenge the role of sports in public schools during football season in WNC.  People get downright passionate about their local high…
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Welcome to the 9th Grade.  Your child has entered this brave new world and you are excited and terrified.  You want the best for your child; an easy…
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
There are national education grants for school systems to improve student success.  There are national neighborhood grants for districts to improve…
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
How does anyone manage to survive middle school years?  Problems loom large. Changes are traumatic.  Perception is EVERYTHING! United Way is running…
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
A children’s garden – such a sweet notion for such a big step for 5 year olds into the world of education!  Checking out kindergarten blogs and chats…
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The attached link to a Frontline program on middle school is worth the few minutes it takes to view it.  Before you watch it, consider this story of…
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Summer learning loss. It's the new buzz term for kids’ brain hibernation over the summer vacation. It happens a little bit to all students, but most…
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Can One Passing Comment To a Child Really Make a Difference? In previous blogs I wrote about our community’s role in education for our youth,…