Went out late this afternoon to run an errand for the sister. She wanted to go back to school and she asks me to get her TOR. I have been going back and forth to the two college school that shes been schooling before and thank God I already finish the task. But, I am [...] read more »
The Los Angeles Timespublished a chilling article February 26th in which a study reveals an extensive gap between African American students attending public schools in Los Angeles County and those belonging to other ethnic groups.Read More: Black students' learning gaps start early, report saysOut of all the races currently inhabiting the United States, Black students have the worst high school drop out rate, not to mention get suspended more often than their white counterparts. The study was conducted b... read more »
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TweetMini Bugz teacher came to visit me. She told me that Mini Bugz is doing very very well in school (shes been on the honor roll all year) and that she is very impressed with her artistic skills. Mini Bugz loves to drawa lot, and she is very good at it for a 7 years [...] read more »
Greetings, world at large. It's time for the last American Resolution. (Not because we're out of problems.) Today toencapsulatethe theme of the previous three, I've decided to talk about the overall decline of the U.S. whether it's education, poverty, death, etc. So, let's begin.
High School Drop-out FactoriesIs it any wonder why people complain about the educational system in the U.S.? According to the educational firm Pearson, the U.S. ranks 17th among developed countries. Finland and South Korea ar... read more »
Many people tell us to let our children enjoy their childhood and not try and teach them reading or writing skills because, in their opinion, this is a sure way for children to grow up too quickly and miss the beauty of these innocent years. I could not agree more up to one point. That is when the child actuallypushesyou to teach them stuff. My 3 and a half years old niece is a tiny, littlepersonwith the brain of a true adult. She wants to learn absolutely everything and if you insist not helping... read more »
I mentioned College Board in my previous post when it came to talking about cutting college time by a year. Here's a great report from RT (Russia Today) about Occupy influenced protests against the Scholastic Achievement Test, more widely known as the SATs. While I think the report is a bit biased, it still summarizes how fed up people are becoming with how education is being handled. J.A. Myerson, a contributor to Truthout, offers his thoughts.Student loan debt, corporatism, the testing companies, the b... read more »
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Here is a great piece by Samuel Goldman of the magazine The American Conservative that I wholeheartedly agree with.Read More: A B.A. in Three Years?With the recent layoffs, a stagnant economy, and student loans continuing to wreak havoc among many students who graduate college, an idea like this makes absolute sense.It amazes me how politicians left and right from President Obama to Rick Perry have be... read more »
People are always asking for free legal advice...so here you go: Stay out of jail! Don't do anything that you know will get you arrested, especially if you already have another legal issue going on. It doesn't matter if the prior issue is related or not...getting arrested will NOT help your case. If you do get arrested, though, keep your mouth shut lawyer up. Likewise, pay your fines, fees child support. Everyone understands that occasionally something can cause you to fall behind, but make sure it d... read more »
Top Reasons To Be Self Employed Today Id assume in the past, less people had the balls to go self employed, back when things were normal. But now in the 21st century There are 1000s of reasons to be self employed, all thanks to my homie who goes by the name of internet! Oh and ...
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