signature loan interest rate
Home » Archives by category » Education

Missing A Day At School Is Never An Option For This Black Family

  Neither bad weather nor car accident nor even feeling bad could stop Gennesaret Sealy from attending school every single day, nor could they stop her brother before her. Sealy is set to graduate June 5 from Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School in Montgomery with a perfect attendance record since she entered kindergarten 13 […]

  After launching into a bizarre rant in which she claimed to be married to God, pregnant with his child, and predicted the pending apocalypse, a teacher at Veterans Memorial Academy in San Benito, Texas, has been removed, the Houston Pressreports. According to the paper’s blog, the teacher claimed God’s army would destroy the world on December […]

Continue reading …

  Forget writing and arithmetic. Two teachers at Knight Road Elementary school in Memphis have taught students a terrible lesson. “They came home telling me about it and I said oh my god,” said Linda Nelson, grandmother to one of the students. It was terrible lesson in conflict resolution when police say the two teachers started […]

Continue reading …

  “Mr. LeSane, Jason needs you!” the assistant principal called out across the cafeteria. Hours after finishing his graveyard prison shift, Floyd LeSane was on the daytime schoolyard shift. He walked over to where a 3rd-grader was circling the tables, refusing to sit down. LeSane, a correctional officer at Manson Youth Correctional Institution in Cheshire, was dispatched […]

Continue reading …

  While the benefits of physical activity among children has given rise to little, if any, debate, the benefits of midday playtime has. On one end of the spectrum some say that recess poses safety hazards and cuts into much needed instructional time; on the other end of the spectrum, proponents say recess may actually […]

Continue reading …

  Black and Latino students may be getting less critical, but helpful, feedback from teachers than their white counterparts, a new educational study indicates. “The social implications of these results are important; many minority students might not be getting input from instructors thatstimulates intellectual growth and fosters achievement,” study researcher Kent Harber, a Rutgers-Newark psychology professor, said […]

Continue reading …

  The stakes are high for a group of teenagers trying out for a fictional television quiz show called “Smart, Smarter, Smartest,” and competitive situations are a breeding ground for unconscious stereotypes says MSNBC host Melissa Harris Perry. The experiment is part of “Dateline NBC’s” four-week series “My Kid Would Never Do That,” which previously captured children […]

Continue reading …

  The implications of the news that girls have surpassed boys in reading — at every grade level, in all 50 states — and that girls are graduating high school and college with better grades and in larger numbers have not been fully absorbed by parents of boys. Show me a valedictorian, and odds are […]

Continue reading …