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Difficulties with School Issues? Free CA Pro Bono Advocates

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

Meet virtually free of charge via video chat with a pro bono advocate to discuss educational issues related to special education, school discipline, English Language Learners, or discrimination issues.

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Arts are Critical to a Healthy Economy

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Art & Music, Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

The next time someone tells you that we should ignore the arts if we want a healthy economy, hand them the statistics of this U.K. study.

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Corinthian College Students To Receive Relief from California Assembly

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

ContentsWhat the Bill Will DoExisting Program DeficienciesClaims Against Corinthian CollegesCoauthors of the legislation include:...

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Would Seatbelts on School Buses Save Children’s Lives? 

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in Child Safety, Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

Every day, nearly half a million school buses hit the road – taking 25 million children to school. And while many parents think their children are in safe hands, tragedy can strike in a flash.

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6 Things Parents Need to Know About FAFSA

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Money, School Matters | 0 comments

6 Things Parents Need to Know About FASFA, and how to fill them out in the FASFA form.

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10 Important Things About Fundraising

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014 in Fundraising, Money, School Matters | 0 comments

Learn 10 Important things about Fundraising…

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Good News for UC Students in California?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Featured, Money, School Matters | 0 comments

Support Speaker Atkins’ Plan to Reject Fee Hikes for California Students and Increase Funding for Higher Education

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The Ridiculously High Cost of Higher Education

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Featured, Money, Scholarships and Grants, School Matters | 0 comments

A look at CNN’s Ivory Tower documentary and the American education system.

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U.S. Education Funding In Crisis Infographic

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Featured, Reading Room, School Matters | 0 comments

An infographic hihglighting the lack of support for teachers and teaching supplies in the classroom.

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Leadership Development and Scholarship Opp

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Featured, Scholarships and Grants, School Matters | 0 comments

The Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute is seeking outstanding high school juniors and educators for a year-long leadership development program that kicks off with an expenses-paid trip to the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival.

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Cool Backpacks for Kids

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in School Matters | 0 comments

Carrying books can be a daunting proposition for kids, but a cool backpack can makes things a little better.

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Bullying? Not on My Watch! 14 Strategies to Stop Bullies.

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Family Life, School Matters | 0 comments

It’s past time for America to realize that bullying is “the” problem of our day, and for parents and educators to lead the revolution on stopping this dangerous behavior.

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Sample School Supply List – Junior High

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in School Matters | 0 comments

Here are ClassBrain’s suggested supply lists for Junior High or Middle students. (7th-9th grades)

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Graphing Calculators Can Help Students Succeed on the SAT

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

Graphing Calculators Can Help Students Succeed on the SAT

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Atrocious MN Policy Puts Residents Behind the Learning Curve

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in School Matters | 0 comments

Greed within the MN Department of Education reaches an all time high with a complaint that major universities are violating state law by not paying state fees for offering FREE online classes.

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