Monthly Archives: May 2012

Freedom Home Academy International

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May 31, 2012
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Afrikan-Centered Education Welcome to the Freedom Home Academy! Our institution is a home school that is Afrikan centered in culture with a specific emphasis in higher level education and tutoring for toddlers through high school. We focus on developing and enhancing children intellectually, socially, and physically. We use different methods of teaching in order...
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International Study Shows Payments to Parents Best Way to Increase Student Success

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May 30, 2012
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  To Educate Children, We Have To Teach Their Parents   We can improve education in poor countries by showing parents the importance of schooling. Nobel laureates are considering three strategies to improve education in the developing world. Here, a government school in India.  (Kuni Takahashi/Getty Images)  By Bjørn Lomborg Thursday, May 10, 2012  In...
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The US public school system is under attack

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May 27, 2012
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Liza Featherstone Liza Featherstone is the education columnist for The Brooklyn Rail and a contributing writer at The Nation.             In Philadelphia, the privatisation of the public school system isn’t working – yet the stage is set for even more.   25 May 2012     The public school...
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Chronic absence, suspension derail Oakland black boys

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May 27, 2012
Chronic absence, suspension derail Oakland black boys

  May 25, 2012 | Joanna Lin, California Watch   High rates of chronic absence, suspension and poor academic performance signal that more than half of African American male students in the Oakland Unified School District are at risk of dropping out, according to new research. The Urban Strategies Council, an Oakland-based community advocacy...
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Will Globalization Destroy Black America?

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May 24, 2012
Will Globalization Destroy Black America?

              THE BIG DIVIDE By Phillip Jackson Wednesday, June 30, 2010. The lack of response to globalization by Black America is frightening and troubling. While much of the world has adapted to the new-world economy and new-world standards of existence, most of Black America is still operating much...
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Between March of 2011 and March of 2012, 107 children and youth were killed in Chicago

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May 23, 2012
Between March of 2011 and March of 2012, 107 children and youth were killed in Chicago

As Chicago Police protected the heads of state of NATO countries from all over the world, a 14-year-old boy and 12-year-old boy were among those killed in Chicago while dozens of other Chicago residents were shot. We are the solution. Two Chicago Youth Killed during NATO and 107 Chicago Children and Youth Killed between March 2011...
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National Conference in Ohio Focuses on Teachers

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May 23, 2012
National Conference in Ohio Focuses on Teachers

By DAN SEWELL Associated Press CINCINNATI May 22, 2012 (AP) Educators including the U.S. secretary of education, teacher union leaders and school administrators will focus this week on ways to transform the teaching profession with such targets as better recruiting, preparation and career development, and evaluations based on effectiveness. Leaders at the Labor Management...
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Half of UK’s young black males are unemployed

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May 21, 2012
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Unemployment rate for black 16 to 24-year-olds available for work now double that for white counterparts, ONS data shows James Ball, Dan Milmo and Ben Ferguson Friday 9 March 2012 13.05 EST The Office for National Statistics says unemployment for young black male jobseekers has risen from 28.8% in 2008 to 55.9% in the...
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Why Education Inequality Persists – And How To Fix It

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May 18, 2012
Why Education Inequality Persists – And How To Fix It

  You can’t expect a child to pass a swim test if you knowingly relegate him to a pool where the water has been drained. Persistent inequities in educational opportunities have relegated thousands of New York City children to schools drained of resources. In the following must-read column published on the Washington Post blog...
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Concerned Christian Men Awards Dinner

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May 11, 2012
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