Tag Archives: Brenda Martin

America’s Promise Alliance Increases Promise of America

America’s Promise Alliance is a premier organization supporting education, family and community engagement that is concerned every 26 seconds a high school student drops out!  With former United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, and his wife, Alma Powell, the … Continue reading

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THE EDUCATION REVOLUTION IS BEING TELEVISED

In Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have a Dream“ speech, he noted that his dream was deeply rooted in the American Dream.  I believe Dr. King’s dream erupted exponentially with the birth of Education Nation.  It allows the … Continue reading

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Working in Kentucky- Leadership Training

  This summer I bought a very good book on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens and a workbook by Sean Covey.  Later, I discovered that at our school, Russell McDowell Intermediate, our principal, Mrs. Heather Aldrich, had already … Continue reading

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