Tag Archives: Chicago

Shooting Down Violence

Violence in Chicago has drawn national attention as many express concern over the grave gun violence, generally, and the mounting gun violence that has taken the lives of youth, specifically.  To address this growing concern, the national Congressional Black Caucus … Continue reading

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“The Grinch that Stole Christmas” and Stole LIVES

While many were shopping and counting down the days before Christmas, devastating news swept across America.  This news contained few of the answers to the myriad of questions we would quickly ask, but gave more information than we could digest.  … Continue reading

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Advanced Math, A High School Necessity

Education Week had a forum post, “Do We Really Need Advanced Math Classes As Required Subjects?”, where it was questioned by Ninja Nixon, if “subjects like Calculus, Trigonometry, etc. should be required for students to get a high school diploma … Continue reading

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Doing the Math

     Education Nation posted an insightful article, “Cultural Stereotypes Steer Girls Away from Math.”   It illuminated that “A ‘math is for males’ stereotype has been used as part of the explanation for why so few women pursue careers in science, … Continue reading

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