As darkness descended upon us, we made a last-minute decision on the Fourth to take in the Sounds of Freedom Fireworks Extravaganza. So we threw our chairs into the back of the truck and headed down the road to the celebration. We parked and walked a few blocks to a prime spot on a hill »
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We have invited a lot of parents and community members to attend our CC! Week Celebration Assembly and are expecting a good turnout. Can you give us some ideas on what key messages our school can share with our parents and community?
Signed, CC! Assembly Committee
Dominic Randolph heads an elite private school that serves privileged children of high-achieving parents, while David Levin is superintendent of New York’s KIPP charter schools, where the students are poor and parents generally have little education. But both principals believe that character is essential to their pupils’ future success, and have collaborated to implement comprehensive character education programs.
This month Save the Children published its 2011 State of the World’s Mothers report, and the results show that we in the U.S. have a lot of work to do.
Teachers do not assign homework to make students stress out, push parents over the edge, or ruin precious quality family time. Teachers assign homework to reinforce concepts taught in the classroom, provide meaningful practice, and help students master newly taught skills. Why, then, do I have so many parents doing their kid’s homework for them?