Put Some Respect on My Name

Picture an 8-year-old dark skinned African girl with big, bright round-shaped eyes and an infectious smile. She is excited to learn and eager to start her school year. On the first day of school, she sits at her desk, hands perfectly clasped atop her composition...
Five Ways to Reduce the Summer Slide

Five Ways to Reduce the Summer Slide

Although summer is more than halfway over for most school districts, there is still ample time to infuse fun and learning into your child’s days.  Summer vacation can be a fun and memorable time for many children and families across the country.  Often, families...