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NCC Releases Four ‘Webisode’ Videos Promoting Quality Education for Children

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org):   New York, September 21, 2011 — Equal and quality education for all children is the focus of four brief web videos released today by the National Council of Churches.   The videos … Continue reading

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Marian Wright Edelman on Continuing King’s Work

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Mary C. Curtis – The Root January 21, 2011   Never mind the model of the “Tiger Mother,” Amy Chua’s controversial version of tough parental love pushing sometimes reluctant children to … Continue reading

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Mother’s Literacy Level Best Predictor of Children’s Academic Success

From PathWaysPA (http://www.pathwayspa.org):   According to The Literacy Center (http://www.alclv.org) the greatest predictor of a child’s future academic success is the literacy level of the child’s mother (http://www.alclv.org/fast_facts.htm).   Adult education and family literacy programs are especially important during this recession … Continue reading

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