Education

Education

The annual “Stuff for School” campaign is underway by the National Council of Jewish Women in Minneapolis.

Helping kids succeed: What can parents and others do?
Education

Helping kids succeed: What can parents and others do?

It’s hard to know for sure just what it takes to raise children who grow up to be successful adults. Is it a good education and other enrichment opportunities? Maybe it’s an environment that promotes learning or makes them feel connected to school and their community? Or maybe it’s a parenting style that includes clear, reasonable limits?

Education

Black-Latino relations in the South may face difficult days ahead, predicts a recent study in Durham, NC. It shows that a majority of the city’s recently burgeoning Latino immigrants have negative stereotypes of African Americans and identify more with Whites.

Female Hip-Hop Dancers CONVERGE on Minneapolis
Education

Female Hip-Hop Dancers CONVERGE on Minneapolis

On June 29, 2006 B-Girl Be: A Celebration of Women in Hip Hop kicks off with the Summit, a multidisciplinary gathering that brings together international, national and local girls and women who are using hip-hop dance in innovative and creative ways for live dance showcases, dialogues, workshops and networking opportunities.

Students weigh in on closing the gap
Education

Students weigh in on closing the gap

For Gabrielle Wyatt, a key ingredient was missing from the official conversations about high schools with low test scores – the voices of her peers. As the student representative to the school board in Baltimore County, Md., she made it her job to talk with students about what motivates them or what holds them back when it comes to academics and planning for college.

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