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Behind bars, college is back in session

I don’t think individuals should get FREE education in prison. Seriously, what the f-k? I had to pay for my degree and, yes, I am still paying off my student loan. So, when I read this headline “Prison Education Smart … Continue reading

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How to get a good education : A Lesson in Advocating

    One of my favorite sections of the paper is “My Take”. It’s kind of like the editorial section- the premise is to submit a personal essay of no more than 500 words with strong opinions. The topics are … Continue reading

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A high five is not enough!

I have been following this story ( Hundreds of black men turn out to encourage students, dispel stereotypes)and it truly annoys me. Do they have this day for other ethnicities? I mean seriously what the hell? I wonder if the African … Continue reading

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Clearing the Hurdles

“The federal government defines homeless children as those lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate night time residence to include those living in shelters, transitional housing, cars, campgrounds, motels, or sharing temporary housing with others.” I recently accepted a consulting position … Continue reading

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How to Get Free School Supplies for Your Kids

When I was a little girl growing up in the inner city way below the poverty line, I had some seriously mixed feelings about the first day of school. I always dreaded it because I knew I would not be … Continue reading

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