Tag Archives: Colin Powell

JROTC, Minorities and the Military

A recent article highlighted some troubling trends with Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) programs that target minorities for recruitment into the military-directly or indirectly. The Chicago Reporter points out that Chicago Public Schools is home to the largest junior … Continue reading

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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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Education Nation’s Revolution Is Being Televised

I had just recently returned from volunteering at school when I learned that I was invited by Parenting Magazine to attend NBC’s Education Nation as a Panelist on “Stepping Up: The Power of a Parent Advocate”. Click here to hear the … Continue reading

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