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Marching Forward-By Brenda-Ms. Martin, If You’re Nasty!

The recent Women’s March on Washington  (Left Photo) – which included men, women and children- was categorized by some as, “one of the largest and most significant demonstrations for social justice in America’s 240-year history.”   Taking It to the Streets … Continue reading

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Family Engagement in Education Act

Family Engagement in children’s education has been proven to be not only beneficial for the schools but also for increasing effectiveness and success of children’s education!  In fact, studies show that engaging families is also cost effective; schools would have … Continue reading

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PTA Teacher and Staff Appreciation

On Friday, we held our Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon at our intermediate school!  We had a delicious catered lunch with wonderful desserts.  Our PTA vice-president, Nancy Crum, arranged the caterer and found colorful decorations with a western theme.  We … 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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“Remodeling” Education vs. “Fixing” Education

      I recently read an article “Education Needs ‘Remodeling’, Not ‘Fixing’”, which  suggested to me that we should perceive that education might need“remodeling” instead of referring to it as requiring “fixing“.   I think it was a good article, but I … Continue reading

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