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Study Says Black Boys Perceived as Older and More Intimidating Than White Boys

By Yolanda Spivey A new study published by the American Psychological Association (APA) confirmed what we all have suspected for years when..

What Happens To The Long-term Mental and Physical Health Of Children Who Are Bullied

By Yolanda Spivey For the past decade, the subject of bullying has been at the forefront in every public school across America. With the..

How “Un-Schooling” Works & How It Differs From Home-schooling

By Yolanda Spivey Few people know what “un-schooling” really means.  It’s actually the opposite of school.  While most schools and..

After School Must-Dos For Parents Who Don’t Home-school Full Time

By Yolanda Spivey More and more parents are adding value to their children’s education…by supplementing it.  Realizing that..

7 Reasons All Black Kids Should Be Taught To Play Chess

By Yolanda Spivey One of my son’s Christmas gift request this past holiday was for me to get him a chess board.  I thought it was quite..

Why More Black People Are Taking Their Kids Out of Public Schools and Home-schooling Them

By Yolanda Spivey If home-schooling had a face, it would look like a White Christian family living in the rural South—and that’s how..

From Corporate Career Woman to Home-schooling Mom: A Home-schooling Story

By Yolanda Spivey The National Home Education Research Institute is reporting that more Black families are choosing to home-school their..

Positive Affirmation: Books, Movies and Shows That All Girls of Color Need

By Yolanda Spivey Since the beginning of cinematic times here in the United States, young girls of color never saw reflections of..

Six Myths and Misunderstandings About Home-Schooling

By Yolanda Spivey For years, home-schooling has gotten a bad rap.  As more parents see the benefits of home-schooling (on a full time..

Charter School Puts Kids in “Nightmare” Room Called “Calm Down Room”

By Yolanda Spivey A charter school located in Washington Heights, New York is coming under great scrutiny for the way they choose to..

Researcher Revealed College Athletes Read Below 3rd Graders and Got Death Threats

By Yolanda Spivey A woman who was given permission by the University of North Carolina to do research on college athletes is now receiving..

John Legend Skipped 2 Grades; Was Also Homeschooled and Graduated High School at 16

By Yolanda Spivey John Legend joins the growing list of celebrities who were home schooled.  He recently told a reporter at the Washington..