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Colorblind: ReThinking Race

Colorblind: Rethinking Race A documentary presented by WYCC/Chicago and the Kellogg Foundation. Many Americans maintain that racism is dead. Those who suppor...

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 17, 2013 4:38 PM

I think most white people are oblivious to these issues.  

 

Color muteness:  to be blind to color is to be blind to the consequences of color.  

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Kids Who Date in Middle School More Likely to Drop Out ...

Kids Who Date in Middle School More Likely to Drop Out ... | Mentoring | Scoop.it

A University of Georgia study has found that kids who date during middle school are more likely to have low test scores and poor study skills, use drugs and drop out of high school. The study monitored 624 students in ...


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Mentor Program Finds Success with Toms River's At-Risk Students - Patch.com

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Mentor Program Finds Success with Toms River's At-Risk Students
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The committee formed at High School East four years ago with about 20 students paired with a mentor teacher.
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The Necessity of Failure and why we need to embrace it

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, March 10, 2013 8:45 PM

" The big secret that most students fail to hear is that no one gets it on the first try."

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Counting The Words Poor Children Hear

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Poor children suffer from the effects not only of income inequality, the scholar E.D. Hirsch has written, but also “vocabulary inequality”—a lack of exposure to words that leaves them at a disadvantage in school, in the workplace and in life.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, March 26, 2013 8:45 PM

I think this is important information.  Parents want to do their best.  Knowing this rather simple skill can change the trajectory.