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graduation

Job Search Tips for New Grads

By Jason Alderman

To the roughly 1.6 million college graduates in the class of 2014: You have my heartiest congratulations – and my sympathies. I graduated during the early 1990s recession when finding a decent job was very difficult, so I have an inkling of the challenges many of you now face.
Although the job-search technology available [...]

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History: what have we learned?

As we begin the month that has been designated as “Black History Month” the question is: what have we learned from history and how does it inform what we do from here? Although I have conflicting feelings around the “set aside” of a month to focus on the history of Black Americans and people of [...]

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Tips for Sharpening Your Children’s Math Skills

(StatePoint)
Math is often a student’s most challenging subject. And if your kids aren’t keen on it, it may not have anything to do with their natural aptitude, but that they could simply be lacking the tools they need to succeed.
There are many ways parents can help children do better in the classroom and unleash their [...]

A+ School Rewards

A+ SCHOOL REWARDS RETURNS FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR AT GIANT FOOD STORES AND MARTIN’S FOOD MARKETS

Beginning October 6, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets customers can earn money for their local schools when they grocery shop through GIANT/MARTIN’S simple school fundraiser, A+ School Rewards. There is no limit to what schools can do with their A+ School Rewards, including earning cash for school programs, technology, scholarships, field trips, playgrounds, and other [...]

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Options for Education: Private Schools

Adia Shabazz

This is the third installment in a series on Options for Education. Previously, we discussed homeschooling and charter schools. If you’ve not had a chance to check them out, you can visit urbanviewsweekly.com. Some wonderful families contributed their own personal deliberations about their education choices, and they educated this writer on the options available [...]

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