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Meet “Lil Ice Cream Dude”:  At 10 He’s Youngest  Business Person Ever Featured on  Zagat 30-under-30 List

By Robert Stitt While most 10-year olds are playing ball, zone out on video games, or are busy texting their friends, Beau Shell of Athens, Georgia is busy generating an income. What started as a small ice cream cart for his eighth birthday has quickly grown into a money-making, entrepreneurial adventure. His mother, Vicky, got […]

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Study: Less School, More Play Benefits Mental Health of Kids in Kindergarten and Early Education 

By Bo Thornton American kids normally start Kindergarten at the age of five, with Pre-K programs turning kids into students at even earlier ages.  Some parents and school administrators around the world are wondering if holding kids back an extra year increases their odds of success.   Research on the matter has shown mixed results. Some […]

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11 Year Old Home-Schooled Filmmaker is Youngest Person Forbes Has Interviewed

By Michal Ortner Zuriel Oduwale is the youngest person that has caught the attention of Forbes Magazine, inciting an interview with the prestigious publication. Oduwale, 11-years-old, is usually the one interviewing national leaders and persons of interest. She has won awards for her journalism prowess but says that she mostly functions like any other preteen. […]

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NJ Homeschoolers Sue State For $60 Million After Unlawful Home Search

By Robert Stitt Chris and Nicole Zimmer of Belvidere, New Jersey homeschool their son. Earlier this year, they faced what many of us dread about our government, a self-righteous social worker with a god-complex bent on shaming them and teaching them a lesson for failing to bow down to the system. The Zimmers are fighting […]

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Idaho School Shut Down After Teen Threatens To “kill all the girls” At School

By Nigel Boys Less than one week after nine students were killed and 10 injured in a mass shooting at the Umpqua Community College in Oregon, another school in Idaho was put on high alert after a threat by a 15-year-old boy to “kill all the girls” in his school. The Guardian reports that after […]

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19th of 21 Children Makes History as First to Earn College Degree in His Family

By Evette D. Champion What makes someone successful? If you were to ask this question to Paul Lamar Hunter, the 2015 recipient of the Breakthrough Award for the 1st Annual Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala, it would be perseverance and being positive. As the 19th child out of 21, he was told repeatedly that he wouldn’t […]

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Families of 3 Students Awarded $600,000 After Dying From School Principal’s Hypnosis

By Nigel Boys George Kenney, the former Principal of North Port High School, Florida, who reportedly hypnotized as many as 75 of his students and staff between 2006 and 2011, was accused of causing the death of 3 of his students in 2011. The parents of two 16-year-old’s, Wesley McKinley and Marcus Freeman, along with […]

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Should Parents Be Concerned That Their Kids Are Being Taught About Islam? GA Parents Are

By Michal Ortner Citizens in Georgia are concerned about what they are calling Islamic indoctrination in their school systems. Students are required, as part of the curriculum, to learn about Christianity, Judaism, and Islam and how the religions have shaped the world. Parents are mostly concerned with the questions that are being placed on their […]

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This Amazing Teacher In Memphis Walks 200 Kids Home from School

By Nigel Boys Students who attend the Whitney Achievement Elementary School in Memphis, Tennessee, are sure to arrive home safely after their day at school, even if they live over a quarter-mile away, because their teachers are reportedly walking them home. 6ABC reports that Tabitha Tudy Jones was coming from the Post Office on Whitney […]

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Number of Black Teachers Rapidly Declines as Minority Student Population Increases

By Robert Bess The minority population has grown tremendously since the year 2000.  According to the Census Bureau, the Hispanic population growth is due to U.S. births–and Asian population growth is due primarily to immigration since 2012.  That alone has fueled a 5% population growth in the overall population of these groups nationwide.  (Pew Research […]

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Why Are Kindergartners Being Forced To Do First Grade Work and Play Less?

“The changes to kindergarten make me sick,” a veteran teacher in Arkansas recently admitted to me. “Think about what you did in first grade—that’s what my 5-year-old babies are expected to do.” A working paper, “Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?,” confirms what many experts have suspected for years: The American kindergarten experience has become […]

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Home-schooler To Graduate With Triple Major in Pre-Med, Maths, Computer Science at 17

By Robert Stitt In the Unites States black males are twice as likely to be held back in elementary school as white males, three times as likely to be suspended from school, and only half as likely to graduate from college. Good thing Stephen R. Stafford II didn’t listen to all of those negative statistics. […]

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