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Beyond the Classroom:  Assessing your child’s educational experience

Beyond the Classroom: Assessing your child’s educational experience

Many factors outside or beyond the classroom impact your child’s educational experience as well. As you assess your child’s school, take a close look at some of the assignments and activities she is expected to do outside of school. Look closely at a series of…

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Being Black and observing Black History Month

Being Black and observing Black History Month

February marks the annual observance of Black History Month.   Black History Month is also referred to as National African American History Month, and every president since 1976 has made February “officially” Black History Month.  In 1915, Harvard historian Carter Woodson and minister Jesse E….

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Preparing for Kindergarten

Preparing for Kindergarten

Preparing for Kindergarten With summer fast approaching, I can’t help but think about all the things we have done, and still need to do, to prepare for kindergarten. We are first timers in the school enrollment process, and as with most things I have recently…

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A Parent’s Guide: Assessing Your Child’s School Experience

A Parent’s Guide: Assessing Your Child’s School Experience

Your child only has one opportunity to move through her elementary, middle, and high school years. How can you be sure her school is doing everything it can to offer her the best possible experience? It is well documented that parents play a vital role…

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School choice: What are my options?

School choice: What are my options?

Choosing the right school for our children can be a daunting task. Gone are the days when all the kids in the neighborhood walked together to the same school every morning.  In fact, in the Charlotte region, parents and families today have more school choices…

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