Daily Archives: July 14, 2016

Shining examples of academic excellence

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I made it to two shining examples of academic excellence earlier this week. I stopped in to visit Beulah and Bensley elementary schools, both of whom have earned recognition as National Title I Distinguished Schools. At Beulah, I learned how their garden is helping provide real-life learning experiences for summer school students. At Bensley, I learned the …Read More

Help your child take an interest in volunteering

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Doing community service helps students develop leadership, initiative and other positive qualities that carry over into their school lives. To find a project that suits your child, brainstorm with him about things he cares about. Animals? The environment? Choose an activity that matches his interests and suits his personality. A shy child might enjoy working …Read More