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This HBCU Cheerleading Squad Just Made History After Winning National Title

By Victor Trammell An amazing feat has been accomplished by a hard-working group of young women during 2017’s Black History Month. According to WJCL-TV (a local ABC News affiliate in the Savannah, Georgia area), the cheerleading team at Savannah State University (SSU) won first place at the 2017 CheerSport Nationals. This year’s national college cheerleading competition was held in Atlanta, Georgia […]

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Influential Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD Is Mostly Designed To Sell Drugs

By: Krystle Crossman Children are hyper. It is their nature. Some parents feel that they are excessively hyper and so they bring them to the doctor once problems at home or school begin. An overwhelming number of children come back with a diagnosis of ADHD and a prescription for an amphetamine such as Ritalin that […]

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This University is Offering a Course That Teaches Urban Residents How to Farm

By Victor Trammell A food desert is an urban locality in which there are complications when it comes to finding healthy nutrition sources at nearby businesses. Whole foods, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, and other healthy food sources are scarce in many of America’s impoverished urban communities due to a lack of grocery stores and farmer’s markets. This […]

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Could This Solve The Many Problems in American Public Schools?

By Victor Trammell Many words have been written and will be written in the coming years about the future of America’s public schools or lack thereof. The uncertainty surrounding concerns about state and local public education funding was exacerbated by the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the Trump Administration’s pick for secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). DeVos, a […]

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Ernst & Young Says There’s ‘No Evidence’ College Degrees Lead To Success

By Victor Trammell Higher education in America was once heralded as a necessity in the path toward establishing a rewarding career. Many firms that offer high-paying jobs with decent benefits require applicants to have at least a Bachelor’s degree in order to qualify for an entry-level position. However, the number of underemployed or unemployed undergraduate and […]

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Homeschool Parents Are Fighting Back Against New Republican Bill That Will Make Homeschooling More Difficult

By: Krystle Crossman A new bill that is being introduced, the H.R. 610 school vouchers bill, it facing enormous amounts of backlash from homeschool families. The basis of the bill is that the federal funds for education go to all states as grants. Those grants are distributed to public schools, private schools, and homeschooled students […]

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Schools in Michigan Are Offering More Resources for Homeschool Students

By: Krystle Crossman Clio, Michigan public schools are now trying to give children who homeschool an opportunity to experience some of the resources that students in public schools have. They have teamed up with the homeschool parents to get a better understanding of what they would like to see offered to children who learn from […]

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Child Abuse Helpline Is Funneling Black Kids Into Foster Care

By Victor Trammell The Department of Children and Family Services in Los Angeles County, California was recently profiled by Southern California Public Radio’s (SCPR) KPCC 89.3 and the Los Angeles Times newspaper in a way that was less than favorable. The member-supported public media network published an informative article on its website last week, which investigated how the […]

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The Dangers of Sending Your Kids to School on the Bus

By Victor Trammell In an incident that is every parent’s worst nightmare, an occupied school bus caught fire Thursday (February 16th) in a suburban area outside Kansas City, Missouri. According to an ABC-affiliated local news station in Kansas City, a school bus in Blue Springs, Missouri with five students aboard was travelling at an intersection around 3:30 […]

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Federal Investigation Closed After Incidents of Alleged Racism at CA High School

By Victor Trammell Federal investigators have concluded a probe, which targeted a California Bay Area high school where a slew of racist incidents occurred. According to NBC News, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is looking into the case of Evan Mack, a biracial teenage boy who is a student at Analy High School […]

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Mother is Shamed by School for Giving Her Daughter a Treat

By: Krystle Crossman A mother in South Australia sent her three-year-old to preschool with a slice of leftover chocolate birthday cake. What her child came home with was a bright red note that told the mother she was not making a healthy choice for her child and to send healthier food with her child to […]

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NYC Schools Sued For Using CPS To Harass Homeschoolers

By: Krystle Crossman New York City schools have been under fire for the way that they handle children who are being homeschooled. Their overuse of Child Protective Services is being brought into question. One family is even suing the city over the ordeal that they recently had to go through. Sadly NYC is not the […]

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