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What Shaq Wants Young People to Know About Building Wealth, Especially Young Athletes

By Robert Stitt If you had met 20-year-old Shaquille O’Neal, you would likely not peg him as an astute businessman. He was a giant, a masterful basketball player, but – even then – he couldn’t shoot a free throw, and he was not business savvy. In fact, CNN reports that “Less than an hour after signing […]

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6th Grade Girl Attacked By 3 Boys at School For Her Religious Beliefs and Her Outfit

By Michal Ortner A 6th grade girl was attacked by classmates for being Muslim at her New York Middle School on November 19. During the recess period, three boys allegedly approached the girl, calling her a terrorist before placing her in a headlock and hitting her in the face. They also removed her hijab and […]

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How New “no child left behind” Will Affect Black and Poor Kids

By Bo Thornton Federal lawmakers have released the final draft of a compromise bill to rewrite the controversial No Child Left Behind.  It includes language outlining how the nation’s K-12 schools would be judged.  It also addresses how struggling schools would be improved if the legislation passes. The bill, called the Every Student Succeeds Act, […]

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Virtual Education Gives Students Independence and Flexibility

Virtual schools are becoming popular nationwide and are increasing in numbers. Many parents and students have found themselves drawn to the virtual classroom concept for a number of reasons. The siblings share a “classroom” at home where they are educated via one of the largest K-12 online virtual schools in the Oregon Department of Education. […]

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College Professor Went From Working Full Time To Homeschooling Her Kids Full Time 

Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses, a mother of three, says her kids were being treated horribly by the school system. So, rather than complaining about it, she took her kids out and, along with her husband, is educating her children herself. In the video below she talks about how and why she did it. For more information and […]

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Police Arrest Elementary School Kids For Trying to Blow Up School

One of the reasons that is generally understood to be somewhat irrational when deciding to homeschool children is being afraid of school shootings or attacks. While, in recent years, it seem that school shooting have increased, fear is generally not a good reason to make any decision, especially one that has long lasting effects like […]

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Many American Kids Start School Too Early, Say Stanford Researchers 

By Robert Stitt Parents are always concerned about their children falling behind their peers in school. Sadly, many parents do not know what “peers” their children should be associated with to maximize their children’s success. Parents often base their decisions on the friends their kids play with in the neighborhood or on a date handed […]

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Outspoken Anti-Obama Kid Has Change Of Heart Due To Racism 

Reported by Liku Zelleke He was an online sensation of sorts and dubbed the “Anti-Obama Kid” for his conservative outlooks and his critical stand against President Barack Obama. Oh, and he’s only 13 years old. CJ Pearson became an online star after he made, and released, a video criticizing President Obama for stepping away from […]

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Meet Harvard’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate, She Met President Obama

By Andre Jones Haben Girma, the first deaf-blind student to graduate from the esteemed Harvard Law School, met with President Obama over the summer – and she’s just getting started. Twenty-seven year old Haben Girma made history in 2013 after graduating from Harvard Law School with her Juris Doctor (JD) degree. As a result of […]

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State of Massachusetts Rejects Common Core Tests

pbs.org TRANSCRIPT: ALISON STEWART, PBS ANCHOR: The often contentious debate about national educational standards and testing kids has taken another twist in a state considered to be a leader in education reform. Massachusetts last week decided to reject the tests based on federal Common Core standards, tests that are still used in many other states. […]

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Educators Share How To Save Your Children From Preschool to Prison Pipeline

The Preschool to Prison pipeline is a well established system that seems to affect Black children more than the rest of the general population, especially Black boys. In this video, former college professor and full time Homeschooling mother, Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses discusses the Preschool to Prison pipeline epidemic with Education specialist and writer, Dr. Tyra Seldon and […]

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Teacher Caught on Video Attacking Seventh Grade Student; Student Fights Back

By Nigel Boys Although videos which appear online of fights in schools are usually between students, one which appeared recently was between a student and a teacher and it appears the latter was the one to start the altercation. The Daily Mail reports that Ms. Burns, a science teacher at Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School, Detroit, became […]

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