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Deadly Drugs Hit Schools
by Jeff Morelock.The 18-year-old high school student died on Mother's Day. Her mother spent the night before helplessly watching. Her daughter's body temperature reached 108 degrees. Her blood cells boiled. She bled from her mouth. Was it a rare tropical fever that h...
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How to Handle a Mid-School Year Move
by Susan Dunn, The Eq Coach.Q: What’s worse than moving?A: Moving in the middle of the school year.My family did it more than once when I was growing up. I still remember some of the incidents-being introduced in the front of the class, having to share a locker until they cou...
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10 Things My Preschooler Taught Me
by Deborah Shelton.Publishing Guidelines: Feel free to publish the following article in its entirety in your ezine, website, or print newsletter. The resource box must be included with an active link. Please send a courtesy copy of the publication in which the article ...
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Back to School Show & Tell
by Deborah Shelton.One thing you can count on during the first day of school is the inevitable question of "What did you do over the summer?" Here are a few creative ways to describe your summer experiences for the first edition of Show and Tell.1. Flip BooksCreate a m...
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Are Your Children Ready for School?
by Dorothy M Neddermeyer.Spiral bound note book, 3-ring binder, 3-hole lined paper, pencils, pens, erasers, crayons, stapler, scissors, paste, book bag, pencil case, shoes, socks, underwear, shirts, pants, skirts, jacket, uniforms.... Check, Check, Check..., everything is re...
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Get Your Child Ready for School
by Caroline G. Shaw.Mom, Dad, play with your child. Take out some paints, some paper and help your child discover colors. Mix colors as you name them. Paint shapes, paint animals with the shapes. Take your child to the park. Talk about what you see. Show them boats in t...
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Preparing for "Back to School"
by Lisa M. Hendey.Preparing for “Back to School”By Lisa M. HendeyMoms all over the country are counting the days until “back to school”, while kids are busy packing in every last minute of fun and relaxation available. The following are a few tips to ease your...
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Preschool Fun - Pots & Pans and Numbers
by Tami Crea.POTS AND PANS AND NUMBERS TEACHING OBJECTIVE/BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Matching numbers is a great way for your pre-schooler to learn their names. As you roll the dice and count the spots on each of the six sides he will soon be counting from 1 to 6 with eas...

Choosing a Daycare or Pre-School – Top Ten Safety Tips
by Michelle Annese.1. Take the time to make sure the program is reputable and whether the facility has had any past complaints. Either with parents, previous teachers or care-givers. You also want to know about the existing teachers.2. Talk with other moms on where the...
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Social and Emotional Preparation for Pre-school
by Anil Vij.Children start school with different degrees of social and emotional maturity. These qualities take time and practice to learn.Give your child opportunities at home to begin to develop the following positive qualities.-Confidence: Children must feel ...
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School Days - Top 10 Tips for Establishing a Good Routine
by Lindsay Small.Here are 10 tips for establishing a solid, school dayroutine.1.Lay the breakfast table the night beforePut everything out apart from perishables. If you keep allyour breakfast things in one cupboard or one area of thekitchen this routine will be easi...
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Is Your Child Having Trouble in School?
by Barbara White.Did you know that the school system is only able to meet 50% of student learning needs?  That’s right! -  only 50% of the student population is in an environment at school which enables them to be successful learners. The reason...
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Invented Spelling
by Joel Turtel.Also, many school officials now believe it is not important to teach correct spelling because, so the theory goes, a child will “eventually” learn to spell correctly. Unfortunately, millions of children who start out as poor spellers, stay that w...
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Ways Public Schools Can Harm Your Children
by Joel Turtel.1. Public schools cripple millions of children's ability to read by using the "whole-language" instruction method (now called "balanced reading instruction" by many public schools).2. Many public schools spend almost 50 percent of the school day on n...
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Drugs And Violence In Public Schools
by Joel Turtel.Put twenty teenagers in the same room, or hundreds of teenagers in the same school, and you have a breeding ground for violence. Young boys and girls have raging hormones and budding sexuality, and male teenage testosterone levels are high. Teenagers...
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Are Public Schools Anti-Parent?
by Joel Turtel.The assumptions behind this curriculum are that every child needs to be warned about and prepared for possible dangers of verbal, physical, and sexual abuse because allegedly every child is a potential victim, not only of strangers but of his or her ...
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How Public Schools Lie To Parents And Betray Our Children
by Joel Turtel.How do public schools deceive parents? Joel Turtel, author of the new book, "Public Schools, Public Menace: How Public Schools Lie to Parents and Betray Our Children," lists some of the ways public schools can “cheat”:1. Poor students are exclude...
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Ben Franklin And Thomas Jefferson Never Went To Public School
by Joel Turtel.Most voluntary local grammar schools expected parents to teach their children to read and write before they started school. Most colonial parents apparently had no trouble teaching their children these skills.At least ten of our presidents were home-...
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Students Worldwide Are Learning How To Excel In School From Home
by David Rolle'.Now what many public school systems offer is overcrowded classrooms. Teachers are being grossly underpaid for their skills and overworked. Outdated learning material, metal detectors, violence, cuts in federal spending for education...Remedial help i...
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The Absurdity of the Public School Monopoly
by Joel Turtel.Yet, we do not see local governments owning and operating supermarkets, department stores, or apartment houses. Instead, government food stamp or rent subsidy programs give temporary financial help to those parents who are too poor to provide for the...
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Public Schools Are Un-American
by Joel Turtel.Compulsory education means that in America, contrary to the common view, we no longer live in the land of the free. Local and state governments that claim the right to control our children’s education also claim, in effect, that they own our childr...
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Socialist Public Schools In America
by Joel Turtel.In the former socialist-communist Soviet Union, for example, the government owned all property and all the schools. In America, public schools are also government property, controlled by local government officials. In Soviet Russia, the government fo...
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Types of Schools for Troubled Teens
by Kent Pinkerton.This may be a viable alternative for teens who are just beginning to spiral, but alternative day schools are not appropriate for teens who have serious behavioral problems that are exacerbated by relationships with peers. Often, these teens will make...
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How to Help Your Children Succeed in School
by Barbara Freedman-de Vito.IntroductionAs a parent who wants the best for your children, there are undoubtedly many things that you already do every day to help your children succeed in school. The purpose of this article is to provide some practical ideas for you to try. Some...
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School Fundraisers that Makes Money
by Paul Jensen.To make huge amounts of money for your next school fundraiser you first of all need to create awareness and excitement. Here are 5 very important things to consider: When planning a school fundraiser the most important question you need to answer is:...
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